One month after Lubbock conjoined twins were surgically separated in Houston, family back here in West Texas thank the community for their support.
Recent studies show that most sleeping children do not react when they hear a smoke alarm. Local expert, Michael Shobe, said small children do not recognize the piercing alarm as an emergency signal.
On Wednesday, 52-year-old Thomas Daniel Lopez was sentenced to ten years in prison and assessed a $10,000 fine.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol say one 44-year-old man tried to cross the border with drugs hidden "internally".
21-year-old falls from Texas hotel balcony, the second spring break death on South Padre Island in less than a week.
Three lawmakers have filed bills aimed at encouraging the use of self-driving technology in Texas while allowing for some government oversight. Few states have laws specifically permitting the testing of self-driving vehicles on public roads.
Senate legislation that cuts property and business margins taxes also includes a clause that would outlaw taxes on real estate transactions. Texas has no such tax.
San Antonio sophomore U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro has landed a spot as a chief deputy whip, making him one of House Democratic leadership's top vote counters on the House floor.
Georgetown’s municipal utility has unveiled plans to tap wind and solar energy to meet all of its customers’ power needs, making it the first Texas city-owned utility to abandon fossil fuels.
Texas House members overwhelmingly gave tentative approval to a sweeping border-security measure on Wednesday that would increase the number of state troopers on the border and establish a catchall intelligence center in Hidalgo County.
Wholesale giant Costco has joined Wal-Mart, Kroger and other retailers in the fight to loosen restrictions on the state liquor market and let public corporations sell hard alcohol in Texas.
The state of Texas is suing the Obama administration for giving medical leave benefits to certain same-sex couples, according to a Wednesday announcement from Attorney General Ken Paxton.
According to jail records from Denton County, Jimmie Exline, Jr., 47, was arrested Thursday for indecency with a child by contact. His work history listed several local schools.
Kelcey Pinkert and her husband were driving along a dirt road in north Lubbock when they found 14 abandoned puppies.
The theme of the 2015 Texas State Fair will be "Passport to Texas."
The Texas Senate began debate on a bill Wednesday that would require public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus.
A new judge Wednesday reaffirmed the dismissal of a ruling by the Texas Ethics Commission against conservative powerbroker Michael Quinn Sullivan.
Josh Perry, Ted Cruz's top digital strategist, is joining the Texas senator's political operation in Houston.
The leading candidate to be the next president of the University of Texas at Austin, University of Oxford Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton, has been named the next president of New York University.
A bill that reins in the power of university regents was approved by a Texas Senate committee Wednesday morning. A similar piece of legislation was vetoed last session.
Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped former state Rep. Tryon Lewis, R-Odessa, to be the chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission. The five-member panel oversees the Texas Department of Transportation.
Phone scammer takes pity on would-be victim after learning she's pregnant.
University of Houston's Sigma Chi house has been suspended following accusations of hazing.
A contestant on "Food Network Star", her husband and unborn child were murdered in a small western North Carolina community.
The maker of the Jesus Tattoo ad campaign lost his case on appeal against the Lubbock ISD.
Border Patrol agents detained several illegal immigrants after they were found hiding inside a tractor trailer.
A headless body was found by fishermen in the Laguna Madre near South Padre Island.
State Rep. Stuart Spitzer is afraid the federal government can use medical records to identify gun owners. Over the objections of the medical community, he has filed a bill that would prohibit doctors from asking patients whether they own a firearm.
Under a bill before lawmakers Tuesday, the state would expand an existing program to pay if special needs students need to transfer out of schools that aren't serving their individual needs.
Billing problems on state toll roads are bigger than the department of transportation previously announced, and customers who have been overcharged will be getting about $1.7 million back.
Customs and Border Protection says 38 pounds of the narcotic was found in a Chevy 3500 pickup on Sunday.
Audilas Burton, 3, was walking to the park on Saturday with his family, when a kitten caught his attention. It wasn't until Burton got a closer look that he realized that kitten had no eyes.
Homeless Ministry Carpenter's Church created a lengthy documentary about the idea of "chronic homelessness" in Lubbock.
The Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday to send proposals cutting property taxes and business taxes to the full Senate, though some senators questioned whether the property tax cuts could be better spent in other ways.
High school seniors who have failed their state exams may still have a shot at earning a diploma. A bill providing them a way around the requirement continues to advance in the Texas Legislature.
The victim reported that her boyfriend, identified as Juan Manuel Sosa, 30, had kicked, punched, choked her and then fled the scene.
One day after the Texas Senate voted to loosen state handgun regulations, a House committee Tuesday considered proposals to allow the open carry of handguns with a license and the concealed carry of handguns on college campuses.
As former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gears up for an expected presidential run, longtime friends and colleagues say the native Texan always had the aura of political potential hanging over him. From his backyard ballpark in Houston to his years with Texas Commerce Bank, Bush stood out for his abilities — and his relatability.
Lawmakers riled up by higher education costs want to regain their control of setting tuition at state colleges and universities. But at most schools, tuition has gone up more slowly since the schools took over the job, a Tribune analysis shows.
Plenty of lawmakers are siding with the oil industry in response to Denton's vote to ban fracking inside city limits. What's surprising this session is how few are weighing in for local control.
Texas A&M University is finalizing its application to host a 2016 presidential or vice presidential debate.
Longtime elected officials would no longer be able to use an obscure perk to boost their take-home pay under a bill that sailed out of a House committee Monday. The proposed double-dipping ban now heads to the House floor.
A bill lifting some of the state's restrictions on handguns may be among the first passed out of the Texas Senate this legislative session.
After taking a backseat in 2013, legislation to cut off funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" that don't use local police to enforce federal immigration laws is under debate before a Senate subcommittee.
A measure that would yank the state's public corruption-fighting unit out of the Travis County district attorney's office and stick it in the Texas attorney general's office is headed for the full Senate.
On Friday March 13, 2015 a arrest warrant was issued for Fabian Carpenter 28 y/o for Murder.
U.S. Border Patrol agents from Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated 11 pounds of peyote on Thursday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged crystal methamphetamine.
Wichita County deputies get nearly 30 pounds of marijuana off the street over the weekend.
Oklahoma police find teen with bomb making components and plan to target high school after fellow students come forward with concerns.