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.
Wendy Davis responded Monday to criticism of her controversial wheelchair ad, saying the ad was aimed at pointing out hypocrisy in Greg Abbott's actions.
Love field is generally considered more convenient for Dallas travelers as it is located about 10 minutes from downtown.
Dr. Kent Brantly, the ACU graduate who survived the deadly Ebola virus told his story to students and local residents.
It's one thing to say highway funds should go to highways. The problem is with all of the other programs those funds support.
Most of the fifth- and eighth-graders who failed their state reading and math exams will likely move on to the next grade anyway.
At a meeting of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee in Dallas on Friday, lawmakers urged the government to add Ebola screenings at two major airports in Texas while emphasizing that the U.S. was safe from an outbreak.
The Texas Democrats are now where the Republicans were when Wayne Thorburn was executive director of the Texas GOP. Thorburn, who held the post from 1977 to 1983, says the minority party is not yet a statewide contender but could become one.
Defense lawyers for Gov. Rick Perry have asked that a transcript of the grand jury witness testimony that led to his indictment be made in the event there was information provided that could prove his innocence.
The Texas Division of Workers' Compensation is not maintaining race data on all valid worker injury claims, despite a law requiring it. Advocates say without the data it's impossible to tell if injured minorities face discrimination at work.
Texas soldiers are joining thousands of troops from across the U.S. to help fight Ebola in Liberia, and Gov. Rick Perry paid some of them a visit at Fort Hood on Thursday.
Two more babies in Texas have tested positive for Tuberculosis following exposure by a healthcare worker at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso.
Less than two weeks before the start of early voting, a federal judge ruled the state’s photo voter ID law unconstitutional late Thursday and ordered state officials to drop the new requirements.
A man faces charges after Odessa police say he brought a handgun into an establishment that's licensed to sell alcohol, which is a felony.
Enterovirus D 68 (EV-D68) has been confirmed in three children residing within Lubbock County.
Two children were transported to the hospital after a racing incident on West Wall Street on Wednesday evening.
After the first case of Ebola in the U.S. was confirmed in Dallas, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has been thrust into the national spotlight.
A world war two veteran in Iowa has gotten some overdue recognition 70 years after the fact.
A Texas FM radio station fires its entire staff and goes to an all-Beyonce, all-the-time format.
Hopes are riding on a new effort in which tour buses will come to Ciudad Juárez regularly from El Paso. Officials want the tours to help shed Juárez's image as a danger zone and showcase the city as a destination for area tourists.
As news of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's death broke on Wednesday, grief and alarm spread through the Dallas neighborhood of Vickery Meadow, where Duncan had visited before he died.
As the banks of many of Texas' rivers and bayous crumble and erode, a debate is raging among conservationists: Should they engineer a change or let nature take its course?
In response to concerns about Ebola in Texas, the Lubbock ISD issued a statement Wednesday. The LISD statement came the same day as the death of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan.
A 20-year-old Sweetwater man has exceeded doctors expectations of the length of his life.
69 people on American Eagle flight 2791.
Air Evac Lifeteam officials reported on Wednesday evening that Flight Nurse Leslie Stewart has died from injuries she sustained in an accident on October 4, 2014.
Texoma farmers are looking forward to rain chances later this week to help with their crops.
Odessa police say a traffic stop led to a drug bust and the recovery of stolen guns on Tuesday.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott campaigned with former Hewlett-Packard CEO and prominent Republican Carly Fiorina on Wednesday in an effort to appeal to more women voters.
State health officials are following strict guidelines outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in handling the body of a man who died earlier today after developing Ebola.
Texas man says he murdered his mother and defiled her corpse because he was "bored with life".
Bobbie Olivas's mother pulled her out of Crockett Middle School in Pecos Monday, saying the school isn't taking action against bullying.
New app alerts campus police if students don't arrive at their planned destination on time, then helps track them down.
Candidates for three of the eight major statewide races on this year’s November ballot appear likely to reach Election Day without ever engaging in a debate with their opponent. Televised debates were recently scheduled for the races for U.S. Senate and state comptroller.
This isn’t going to go down as a year when big ideas and political celebrity decided the elections. It’ll go down as a referendum on the Democrat who has been in the White House for the last six years.
The University of Texas System on Wednesday launched a major overhaul of its interactive website that provides salary and debt information for graduates of its institutions.
As the first known Ebola patient in the U.S. continued to fight for his life at a Dallas hospital, public health officials and doctors told Texas lawmakers in the state Capitol on Tuesday that an outbreak of the virus is extremely unlikely.
Midland ISD will now ask a new set of questions to any students looking to enroll, effective immediately.
A coalition aiming to encourage commercial and industrial property owners in Texas to invest in energy and water efficiency says it has made major progress.
Attorney General Greg Abbott pulled in more than a dozen six-figure donations, spent about $200,000 a day and still had more than $30 million in the bank for the final stretch of the Texas governor’s race.
The Federal Aviation Administration released its preliminary report on the weekend helicopter crash in Wichita Falls.
Seattle's City Council has voted to replace the Columbus Day holiday with "Indigenous People's Day".
An 86-year-old holocaust survivor who never had the chance to get his high school diploma will soon have one.
Breast Cancer survivor wears pink every day to raise awareness of the disease.
The family says they can forgive who ever killed Connie, if they come forward, they say they would just like to know what happened to her.
The City of Ballinger approved on Monday to reinstate the position of a local officer fired for allegedly making racist remarks.
When federal appellate judges ruled last week that the state could enforce strict new abortion restrictions while a legal challenge winds its way through the courts, Texas was left with just eight abortion clinics authorized to perform the procedure. While many Texas women now live hundreds of miles away from such facilities, some may still have another option: their doctor’s office.
A federal agency is reviewing arrangements between private Texas hospitals and local government entities to ensure they did not violate a rule that allowed the state to draw down federal dollars to cover health care for the uninsured.
After a federal appeals court ruled that the state could temporarily enforce new requirements for abortion facilities, Texas abortion providers are looking to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Governor Rick Perry name several to the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.
Just before 3:00 pm firefighters were called to a warehouse at East 44th Street and Locust Avenue.