Would-be robber armed with an ax cries out for his mother after being doused with pepper spray.
Texas teens arrested after shooting Walmart shoppers with darts.
A new senator doesn't think taxpayer-supported governments should hire lobbyists to talk to other government officials and won't let those lobbyists come to her office. But she took their contributions during her 2014 campaign.
On the campaign trail, Republican Greg Abbott argued for expanded gun rights — with certain limits. But now that he's been elected governor, the nuance he initially proposed appears to be gone.
The state agency responsible for supervising, monitoring and providing treatment to sexually violent predators is out of space to house sex offenders, agency officials told state lawmakers on Wednesday.
A Denton County judge on Wednesday afternoon dismissed a ruling by the Texas Ethics Commission that Empower Texans President Michael Quinn Sullivan had failed to register as a lobbyist in 2010 and 2011.
At a celebratory press conference Wednesday, Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz, Ken Paxton and Dan Patrick hailed a federal judge's ruling to block President Obama's immigration plans, and confidently predicted that Texas will keep winning on appeal.
Prosecutors say a man accused of burning Houston Islamic center made self-incriminating comments after the fire.
Alyssa Michalke will take command at the conclusion of spring semester and will serve throughout the 2015-2016 school year.
The State has sought a stay by the Texas Supreme Court and has also asked the court to overturn the judge’s ruling.
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to continue their support for legal aid to the poor and military veterans and to complete unfinished work on student truancy reform.
The family, including two young children, were on a grounded recreational boat when they were able to reach the coast guard by cell phone. Raw Video
The error did not involved any personally identifiable information on the card, nor was any customer's identity compromised.
House Speaker Joe Straus said Wednesday that he will work to extend the Texas National Guard's stay at the border but that he remained opposed to a "long-term deployment."
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is defending its policy of banning Iranian graduate students from courses in engineering and natural sciences.
Lubbock Police arrested one of their own officers according to a written statement released Wednesday morning.
Lubbock police on Tuesday released information and pictures related to people who are suspected of “repeatedly stealing sportswear” at Gander Mountain.
A hot rod stolen from a local dealer in Odessa, and recovered in a matter of hours, but it wasn't police who busted the bad guy.
Tesla Motors is ramping up its lobbying efforts to change a Texas law requiring that new cars be sold through franchised dealerships. But some dealers say they'd like a shot at moving a few of the luxury, all-electric cars.
The firm hoping to build a privately financed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston announced its preferred route Tuesday. Texas Central Railway hopes to be transporting Texans between the two cities by 2021.
Faith leaders from across Texas gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol, urging legislators to lift the state's ban on gay marriage and pass laws forbidding employment and housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Steven Alexander Chavez, Jr., 23, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging one count of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Mack Brady Meadows, 64, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
A woman was arrested in Henderson County last week after officials say they found her in possession of hidden drugs.
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.
The City of McAllen received a Keep America Beautiful National Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB National Conference in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized alleged marijuana valued at nearly $2,434,760 at the Veterans’ International Bridge import lot.
Corporal Goswick attempted to take the driver into custody but instead the driver put the car in drive and took off while Corporal Goswick still had a hold of him.
Texas immigration attorneys are telling their clients not to panic following a federal court ruling that temporarily halted President Obama’s November executive action.
Officials with the Houston Fire Department say the man was working on an elevated platform when he fell 15 feet to the ground.
According to the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, under-age drinking and other drug use has continued to increase across West Texas.
We found a new device that might keep some drunk drivers off Lubbock streets. In fact, you might have seen this device, called Breathometer, on "Shark Tank."
Gov. Greg Abbott listed five emergency items the Legislature must take up to maintain the state's success. Those issues include early education, higher education research initiatives, road funding, border security funding and ethics reform.
Homeless man says he was trying to stay warm when he set fire that burned Houston's Quba Islamic Center.
28-year-old Karistha Johnson is recovering after being stabbed with a steak knife 23 times by her fiance Cedric Humble.
A drop in oil prices could cause an increase in crime in West Texas, according to police.
Police said a man was arrested after taking video of a female victim in a Wal-Mart bathroom.
Advocates for ethics reform say Gov. Greg Abbott has a rare chance to help spearhead improved lawmaker disclosures and reduce conflicts of interest in Texas. Abbott, who proposed ethics reform during the 2014 gubernatorial campaign, is expected to address the issue Tuesday in his State of the State address.
Starting next fall, all students at Paul Quinn College will have jobs, either on campus or with local businesses, during their entire enrollment. In exchange, they'll get much cheaper tuition, making the school more affordable.
A round of Capitol musical chairs will play out on Tuesday when voters decide who will fill three seats in the Texas House and one in the Senate.
Sen. Kirk Watson has filed three bills that would close a gaping loophole in state ethics law — one that allows lobbyists to avoid naming names when they fill out their mandatory spending and entertainment reports.
Bossier City police arrested a husband and wife over the weekend on criminal charges after their infant son tested positive for cocaine.
An Abilene man has been arrested and charged with murder. Taylor County Jail records show that 38-year-old John Patrick Gutierrez was booked at the jail Wednesday.
It takes water temperatures under 50 degrees to 'cold stun' a sea turtle, giving them hypothermia. Sea Turtle Inc. is getting set for one last release of those affected in a January cold snap.
Thousands of runners are celebrating their finishes at the 2015 Austin Marathon and Half Marathon but one woman fought harder than most to get across the finish line, and she was the third woman to cross.
An El Paso woman stationed at Fort Bliss has died after hitting a tree while skiing at Ski Santa Fe on Saturday afternoon, according to Santa Fe County Sheriffs' officials.
Two teens and a juvenile were arrested after firing a weapon while walking down a street. On Valentine's Day at around 9:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Red Rose Street in reference to shots fired.
One man was arrested in Brownwood after being caught with over 5 pounds of marijuana Saturday afternoon.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than $699,000 in cash on Thursday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Ford Excursion in Hidalgo County.
After taking his Lone Star swagger 2,000 miles east to New Hampshire last week, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry released a new web ad on Sunday celebrating the Granite State's independence.