91-year-old World War II vet surprised with birthday flight on a B-29, just like he flew during the war.
Smoke from California wildfire forces authorities to cancel Lake Tahoe's Ironman Triathlon.
Louisiana woman has tumor removed from skull while she's still awake.
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.
Police say Florida man murdered his daughter and six grandchildren before taking his own life.
Carnival worker accused of sexual assault severely beaten in two incidents inside New Mexico jail.
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.
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.
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
Driver left in shock after watching kittens being thrown from a moving car.
Infant found alive after flood waters destroy his home, washing him from his crib.
A club in Cape Coral, Florida planned to host a "lingerie party" targeting teens as young as 16-years-old.
A Mobile, Alabama Mardi Gras group is doing everything it can to distance itself from the militant group ISIS.
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.
Forensic artist says recently discovered image of Billy The Kid is real, making it only the second authentic photo of the legendary outlaw.
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.
Wildfire destroys or damages more than 150 homes and other buildings in Weed, California; kitten found alive in the ashes.
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.
The Texas A&M University System's board of regents has approved the establishment of the cryptically named Area 41 Institute — a think tank it hopes will play a significant role in legislative policymaking.
A 38-year-old Arlington woman is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for the starvation death of her girlfriend’s son. Lisa Ann Coleman would be the the sixth woman to be executed in the state since 1982.
A coalition of Texas law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect they deserve.”
Several academics on Tuesday pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.
NASA announced in Florida on Tuesday it will use private companies Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station beginning in 2017.
Caught on camera; police officer puts himself in harm's way to protect public from wrong-way driver on an interstate highway
Gov. Rick Perry spoke about the need to embrace every possible way to finance road construction — outside of raising taxes — in a speech to a toll road industry conference in Austin on Tuesday.
Man accused of killing girlfriend and eating parts of her body puts on a show outside of courtroom.