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.
One example of consumers already benefiting from beef checkoff research is the introduction of the flat iron steak; which is an economical steak choice produced from the traditional beef chuck .
The Music Educator of the Year Award is based on nominations by members of the New Mexico Music Educators Association.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called Monday for amending the U.S. Constitution to prevent either the federal government or the U.S. Supreme Court from overturning a state's ban on same-sex marriage.
The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is confirming another case of West Nile in Texoma.
A 46-year-old woman faces charges in Odessa after police say she assaulted her daughter and kept drugs in her home.
Organizers with the South Plains Honor Flight said Monday that O.C. “Bo” Blankenship died in traffic accident Saturday in or near Snyder.
Gov. Rick Perry is calling on the federal government to screen people for Ebola and set up "quarantine stations" at U.S. points of entry. Saying "there were mistakes made" in the handling of the first U.S. Ebola patient, Perry also announced the creation of a state task force to better prepare for infectious disease outbreaks.
Company recalls ground beef after metal complaints.
The cause of the accident is unknown. It's under investigation by Air Evac Lifeteam officials. Officials with the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are also in Wichita Falls investigating.
Thirteen sparsely populated Permian Basin counties are considering a water company's plan to secure groundwater for the region from Val Verde County, hundreds of miles south of the region. But some say such endeavors can hurt the ecosystem of the region losing water.
This fall semester, for the first time, all public universities in Texas were required to offer incoming students the option of a payment plan that fixed their tuition at a particular rate for four years. But student interest has proved mixed.
Thanks to a tough examination from the State Auditor's Office, the Texas Enterprise Fund has become an election issue. But it was an issue before now, and will be an issue during the next legislative session.
The University of Texas System regents on Friday unanimously backed the administration of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the wake of a challenge to its handling of faculty.
A Texas parole commissioner has been indicted for tampering with a government record after a lawyer complained that at least five inmates were denied parole after she falsely said they had refused to sit for required interviews.
The reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.
DPS Highway Patrol troopers made 1,175 DWI arrests during the Labor Day enforcement period, and 106 of those arrests were a direct result of additional patrol hours funded by a Texas Department of Transportation grant.
Kimberly Hopkins claims a substitute teacher at Ross Elementary allowed her 5-year old son to leave the school, after he told the substitute he normally walked home.
Lawyers for Gov. Rick Perry on Friday requested that the indictment against the governor be dismissed, saying the special prosecutor in the case was never properly sworn in.
As Gov. Rick Perry enters the last months of his 14 years in the state's top job, his troubles are piling up and the allies and colleagues who have often rallied to his side are turning their attention to other things.
On Nov. 4, Austin will undergo a major change in how it elects its city council. Voters will now elect council members from 10 districts, plus a mayor citywide, possibly opening the door for a more racially and ideologically diverse board.
Nordheim, population 307, is the site of one of the first organized protests in the heart of the Eagle Ford. Many of its residents are fighting to keep out a massive disposal facility for oil and gas waste — a sight that could become more common as energy producers search for places to dispose of their leftovers.
Jack Stick, the top lawyer for the Health and Human Services Commission, asked an Austin judge on Thursday to suppress evidence in his DWI case, while prosecutors said blood test results proved his arrest two years ago was proper.
Ebola was the talk of Vickery Meadow in northeast Dallas on Wednesday. The refugee-rich neighborhood has a significant West African population — and it’s where a man was visiting before he became the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with Ebola.
Authorities find a girl who was kidnapped in 2002 living in Mexico.
While a federal judge in Corpus Christi mulls whether the state's requirement to show photo ID to cast a ballot violates the Voting Rights Act, a judge on the highest criminal appeals court in Texas has sued the state over its voter ID law.
A Midland Pastor calls it a case of David v. Goliath, after he says another church took his valuables.
Just days after a man in Dallas became the first-ever diagnosed with Ebola on US soil, University Medical Center in Lubbock says they feared they had an Ebola patient as well, just a few weeks ago.
United Supermarkets will donate $4,000 worth of school supplies to Post Elementary to help provide relief after the school was recently destroyed by a fire.
New report finds Texas hospital waited more than a month before notifying parents of infants exposed to tuberculosis by sick staffer.
Texas man slams into battling cages while fleeing earlier crash.
Unique New Mexico highway discourages speeding by playing a tune for drivers going 45 mph.
For several years, residents in Maverick County have waged a war against a company that wants to mine low-grade coal on 6,300 acres of land in this impoverished borderland. A recent twist in the saga is giving them new hope.
Six years after her father left the White House, Barbara Pierce Bush says that she is happy where she is now — heading a nonprofit she co-founded in 2008 called Global Health Corps — and that she has no plans to run for office.