Wichita Falls Police on Tuesday released information about a mother, Amber Rose Smith, 22, of Burkburnett, arrested the night before.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's former adviser Kenneth "Buddy" Barfield pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of wire fraud, making a false tax return and embezzlement of funds contributed to a federal candidate.
Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that three health care providers in North Texas will partner to form an Ebola treatment facility, as recommended by the state’s infectious disease task force.
A Houston mother is accused of trying to kill her own child and it was caught on camera.The baby survived and the mom is now facing charges.
A radio news anchor tells local TV station KTVT the hospital questioned him about whether he had been to West Africa recently or had contact with anyone who had Ebola before they let him in.
A Wichita Falls mother is behind bars after police say she passed out in her hotel room under the influence of alcohol and drugs and locked her child out of the room.
Steven Michael Pringle, 32, of Blanket was arrested for aggravated assault, according to official records, after police said someone threw muriatic (hydrochloric) acid on a business owner.
A Burkburnett man is jailed after police say he tried to attack another man with a tomahawk.
A Wichita Falls man is behind bars after allegedly trying to choke his mother.
Saturday morning, emergency crews were called to the Acacia Mobile Home Park on 2317 Auburn Street, after two dogs viciously attacked one of the residents. The victim sustained numerous bites all over her body, and required rabies and tetanus shots.
The Lubbock County Detention Center is monitoring each new inmate for Ebola. The jail started to implement new measures on Friday, the day after EMS and Hazmat responded to a suspected case of Ebola which turned out to be a false alarm. Chief Deputy Cody Scott said the jail is doing this as a proactive measure.
Most scientists believe less ozone pollution in the air Americans breathe would make people healthier. Texas' environmental regulators disagree.
A ballot initiative to ban fracking in Denton has put the North Texas city at the center of a nationwide debate over the safety of drilling, the money it produces and the role cities play in regulating it. As Election Day nears, the fight is growing fiercer.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.
Plainview Police said two men were airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with stab wounds Sunday night.
U.S. Army honors "Hug Lady" Elizabeth Laird, who's made it her mission to hug every soldier departing or returning to Fort Hood over the past 11 years.
Three members of El Paso's Burges High School junior varsity football team are deaf or hearing impaired.
A man faces charges in Odessa after police pull him over for "racing" down Highway 191.
A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.
Four men pleaded guilty last week in Lubbock federal court related to a large methamphetamine drug ring. Two of them face as much as life in prison.
Woven into the recent federal ruling that found the state's voter photo ID law unconstitutional is a bigger question for Texas lawmakers — whether the state should have to seek federal permission when it changes election and voting laws.
A student at North Ridge elementary school has been diagnosed with enterovirus. The school notified all parents of the sick student on Thursday.
The employee left the country on October 12th, before the CDC updated how hospital workers had to be monitored.
At the University of Texas System, particularly at its flagship campus, "massive open online courses" are being reimagined. University leaders believe the change in focus for the courses will help them be more effective at meeting their goals.
The Austin City Council has called for a dramatic expansion in solar power generation, earning accolades from environmental advocates. But the city-owned utility, Austin Energy, has balked at the proposal.
A lawsuit between the city of Houston and religious leaders boiled over into a national debate this week about religious liberty and freedom of speech, even as Mayor Annise Parker argued the controversy was based on a misunderstanding.
A representative of the Dallas hospital under scrutiny for its handling of the first Ebola case in the United States apologized on Thursday for mistakes he said the facility made when it initially misdiagnosed the patient.
A licensed psychiatrist, who submitted claims for services rendered to nursing home residents in San Angelo, Texas, and other communities in the counties surrounding Tom Green County, Texas, is in federal custody on charges that he defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $1.75 million, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
During National School Bus Safety Week, troopers in many areas will be riding on or following school buses to catch motorists who disregard the law.
National discount chain Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for willfully and repeatedly exposing workers to serious hazards at its store in Watauga.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved an enforcement action against Ranbaxy, a generic drug manufacturer.
Two Texas students on board flight with Ebola patient Amber Vinson won't attend school for the next 21 days out of an abundance of caution.
City attorney demands churches notes on sermons on recently passed equal rights ordinance, outraging pastors.
Bishop Michael Sis, of the Catholic Diocese of San Angelo, has released a statement on the current Ebola crisis.
Jamie Garcia has been charged with Evading Arrest, a Felony Warrant, and a Misdemeanor Warrant.
UMC spokesman Eric Finley said state officials have determined a ?Lubbock? patient does not have Ebola and no lab test will be needed.
Houston officials say state regulators did little about dioxin pollution, so they're suing three companies themselves and asking for billions of dollars in fines.
Rejecting a bankruptcy monitor's objections, a Delaware federal district judge on Wednesday said Texas' largest power company can pay its executives up to $20 million in bonuses.
A representative from Gov. Rick Perry's office praised a critical state audit of the Texas Enterprise Fund at a hearing Wednesday, but warned against lawmakers restricting how the next governor can use the fund to draw business to Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement in response to a second Dallas health care provider being diagnosed with the Ebola Virus.
A mom and a grandmother arrested after police find dangerous living conditions for the kids.
Cosmetology students from Lubbock High School gave away free haircuts and manicures to residents of the Salvation Army.
Texans in 2014 complained more about their electricity service than in the previous fiscal year, reversing a trend of growing satisfaction, according to a new analysis.
A memorial service has been set for the flight nurse who died after the crash of an Air Evac helicopter.
Texas football coach placed on paid leave after taunting losing rival team with profanity-laced Facebook post.
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposal to redefine what is considered the "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.
A state audit found the governor's office amended Texas Enterprise Fund awards given to private firms 36 times between 2003 and 2013, often in an effort to reduce the penalties the firms had to pay for falling short of job creation goals.
The results of past elections in recent history are not necessarily predictors of future ones. Lucky for Texas Democrats.
The hearing will focus on medical and public health preparedness for initial identification and isolation of patients with Ebola or similar high-consequence infectious diseases.
Lubbock’s Yellow Cab Company closed down Sunday but owner Jim Sexton confirmed new details about possibly selling the company on Monday.