A woman who has just moved to Texas from California says she is being denied a legal Texas driver's license.
He won homecoming King and it's making international headlines.
Several conservative writers had made a connection between the death of comedian Joan Rivers and Texas' regulation of abortion clinics before Gov. Rick Perry's comment on the matter Sunday.
Pistol-packing Texas pastor busts "habitual thief" stealing from his home.
Houston, Texas residents say recently installed statue belongs in a strip club, not on the street.
Most incumbents and front-runners have something in common: They're cautious in the vicinity of the public. But some of them aren't like that. In recent public appearances, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry zipped right past the usual political warning signs, while others, like Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick, took it easy.
In their efforts to regulate the wells that hold Texas' oilfield waste, state officials have found a surprising ally in the federal Environmental Protection Agency, long a political punching bag in Texas.
Several hours after confirming the first human case of West Nile Virus in Wichita Falls, health officials announced a second case.
There have been reports of kissing bugs in Wichita Falls, but officials say there have been no positive cases of Chagas disease.
As part of the KERA Yearbook project, students in North Texas talked about the strong headwinds they face as they pursue their college dreams — and college officials explained how they're trying to help.
Texas' voter ID law was designed to thwart emerging minority voting power in the state and should be dropped, attorneys for the law's opponents said during closing arguments in a federal court on Monday.
In his state of the university address on Monday, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers called for rethinking who gets tenure, a topic he acknowledged was something of a "third rail for discussion" in academic circles.
A large fire has destroyed three buildings in downtown Chillicothe morning.
Woman breaks windshield to rescue baby from hot car.
For World Alzheimer's Day on September 21st, Home Instead Senior care encourages families to do something special this year for their loved ones.
Being arrested on August 13th in a K2 raid angered Wichita Falls store owner, Bill Hagle, but he says receiving a letter from police earlier this week about the raid, infuriated him even more.
Generous couple donates funds to help pay for Texas couple's wedding thanks to furniture ad on Craigslist.
Texas seamstress brings "Princess Elsa" to life for sick children.
State Sen. Dan Patrick, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, has vowed to repeal the Texas DREAM Act. While such an effort could gain traction among some conservative lawmakers, Patrick could face criticism from Republicans trying to reach out to Hispanic voters.
It's the time of year when trailing candidates tell voters to ignore the polls and fill them with stories of past campaigns that came from behind to win. Front-runners try to keep their thoughts on more pleasant histories.
Perhaps no institution has embraced the quest to be tier one as much as the University of Houston. But while the aggressive transformation of the university has drawn praise, it has also prompted questions about the college’s role in both the community and the university system.
At 1:25 pm Sunday the Emergency Management Coordinator for Garza County confirmed by text message by that the fire at the Post elementary school was out.
A nine year-old from Wichita Falls is starting a peanut butter and jelly drive with the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank because she wants all kids to be able to enjoy a PB&J.
Three sixth graders admit to bringing alcohol into one ECISD school, according to district officials.
An Abilene man is accused of using children to sell his drugs near a local elementary school.
An Abilene man and his wife have been arrested after police found their two malnourished three-year-olds.
Kelsey Taylor and her two kids were this year's recipients of the 2014 Home for Heroes house.
The Texas labor market added 20,100 seasonally adjusted total non-farm jobs in August. Over the year, employers expanded their payrolls by 395,200 total non-farm jobs.
Four years after fleeing Somalia, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed is living in El Paso after winning an asylum claim and bucking a national trend. Her lawyer is seeking the same protection for another client who fled Nigeria. Both women are grateful for the new chapters of their lives in El Paso.
The biggest single cluster of Texas voters has not been to the polls so far this year: Texans who vote only in November. That group outnumbers those who vote in either the Republican or the Democratic primaries. Both parties are counting on this group.
Texas played host to the toll road industry's annual conference this week, and local and state leaders made clear to the more than 900 people in attendance that the state expected to pursue more toll projects.
National groups have embarked on a voter registration campaign targeting Hispanics in Texas. But with Election Day less than two months away, some observers are skeptical that advocates' ambitious goals can be met.
In response to an open records request, the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday released dozens of recommendation letters written by lawmakers and other individuals that were initially sent to University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa.
State Board of Education members said Thursday that they hoped to persuade regulators overseeing the teaching profession to reconsider a decision made against raising the minimum GPA for educator certification programs.
An Abilene Police Officer saves a woman's life by performing CPR until paramedics arrive outside the Taylor County Courthouse.
A lobbyist speaking in the Permian Basin warned that a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Tex. could also have an effect on other cities in Texas.
Michael Vanalstine pleaded guilty to injury to a child.
Hydrocodone products moving to more-restrictive Schedule II class
A Lubbock woman sued Lubbock police on Wednesday in federal court claiming excessive force and false arrest.
A Wichita Falls man is recovering in the Wichita County Jail this evening after breaking into a home and getting stabbed with a spear by the homeowner.
After a summer that brought little relief from the drought, the small town of Gordon in Palo Pinto County is just one of many Texas communities still facing a difficult task: find new water or go dry.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has been selected to head up the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) – the state’s largest and oldest petroleum group, sources say.
Addressing concerns that Common Core teaching standards were leaking into Texas' classrooms, the State Board of Education voted Wednesday in support of amending its rules to clarify that teachers are required to teach to the state curriculum — even when teaching an Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course.
The Lower Colorado River Authority approved a new plan on Wednesday to manage the Colorado River and its reservoirs, known as the Highland Lakes.
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to witness for himself the operations of the National Guard patrolling the Texas side of the Rio Grande.
A historical bible is back in the quarters of Fort Concho after 130 years.
A police chase overnight leads to one suspect stabbed with a spear
An Andrews family can't believe Valerie Stover is gone. Now they warn parents about the danger of bullying, and to be alert for the signs.
Employees of an Abilene Chick-fil-A say they are used to seeing customers pay it forward, but they never expected to see such a large act of generosity as they did on Monday night.
Midland school officials and area businesses are excited about a planned high school program that will focus on preparing high schoolers to work in the region's booming oil industry. The program would meet new high school requirements while satisfying the job needs of the community.