A man faces several charges after driving a elderly man's head into a concrete curb before running from police and kicking an officer in the stomach, according to the authorities.
Jury sentences a cancer researcher to ten years in prison for poisoning colleague.
A man rams an SUV into the side of a building while trying to run from police, and it's all caught on camera.
‘When President Obama meets today with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he has an opportunity to revitalize the partnership between the world’s oldest and largest democracies… Whether it is managing the rise of China, combating terrorism, stabilizing Afghanistan, or protecting the free movement of people and cargo on the high seas, the United States and India are natural allies in confronting some of the biggest global challenges of the early 21st century.’
A Wichita Falls woman is arrested "in the buff" after police were called to an apartment complex because of complaints of a woman sitting outside naked.
Texas’ only solar panel manufacturing plant is ramping up production. It’s part of San Antonio’s effort to become a solar energy hub – by building solar farms to help power the area and luring the companies that manufacture their parts.
A multistate effort urging churches and other places of worship to provide sanctuary for undocumented immigrants began this month. The effort could come to Texas, where some leaders say such shelter is already being provided.
San Antonio is one step closer to buying some of the most expensive water ever sold in Texas. The city's water utility says the $3.4 billion deal is right for the growing region, but critics say it is risky and premature.
A Dallas hospital has isolated a patient to be tested for the deadly Ebola virus, hospital officials confirmed Monday.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Attorney General Greg Abbott, her Republican opponent, intentionally used the power of his office to hide misspending in the troubled Texas Enterprise Fund.
At the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, researchers test steel barriers designed to guard federal embassies by crashing trucks into them. Watch video of a recent test.
October 1 is Texas Influenza Awareness Day and the traditional start to the flu season.
Texas has long prided itself on providing public access to its beaches. But public beach advocates say a recent Texas Supreme Court decision — which is supported by the front-runner in the race to be the state's next land commissioner — and a growing property rights movement could endanger that guarantee.
The Ector County Independent School district and the Lubbock Independent School District are investigating a fight that broke out after Friday night’s football game, both school districts said.
The West Texas Weather Modification Association, along with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, is gathering data regarding the physical makeup of clouds over West Texas.
A 4-year-old boy from Plainview was taken by Aerocare to a Lubbock hospital after he was hit by a on Sunday car.
The DWI case of Republican Jack Stick, the top lawyer for the state’s sprawling health care agency, is scheduled for a pretrial hearing next week after two years of delay. But it has received little attention from politicians or the media, spurring accusations of inconsistency in Gov. Rick Perry's administration.
When lawmakers are not working on all of the things you hear about — budgets, education, immigration and so on — they are often refereeing fights between businesses. And some of next year's battles are already shaping up.
Texas will need to make big cuts in carbon emissions over the next 15 years under a mandate from the federal government. State lawmakers will meet Monday to discuss what that will mean for the economy and Texans' electric bills.
Smitty James Lyons, 44, was arrested for promotion of prostitution last week amid allegations that he prostituted his 8-month-pregnant girlfriend.
Gov. Rick Perry should not be excused from all hearings leading up to his felony trial, the special prosecutor in the criminal case said in a motion filed Wednesday.
The Travis County district attorney's office investigation into whether state Sen. Ken Paxton, the Republican nominee for Texas attorney general, committed a crime when he violated the Texas Securities Act will not proceed until after the Nov. 4 election.
Wet Weather triggers feral hog invasion in Houston suburbs.
She is determined to play football in high school and encourages other girls to give it a try.
The Bill Clayton Detention Center closed in 2009 and now almost 5 years later, the City of Littlefield has taken steps towards filling the empty complex with Violent Sexual Offenders.
Emergency crews were called to the 2900 block of East Baylor late Tuesday afternoon, after a vehicle backed over a 1-year-old child in the driveway. Hospital officials confirmed Tuesday night that the little girl did not make it.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is considering a plan to build the Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir in Fannin County — a reservoir that could be one of the last to be built in the state in the coming decades. Northeast Texas residents have raised concerns, and regulators will consider whether to refer any of those concerns to an administrative law judge.
A woman who has just moved to Texas from California says she is being denied a legal Texas driver's license.
He won homecoming King and it's making international headlines.
Several conservative writers had made a connection between the death of comedian Joan Rivers and Texas' regulation of abortion clinics before Gov. Rick Perry's comment on the matter Sunday.
Pistol-packing Texas pastor busts "habitual thief" stealing from his home.
Houston, Texas residents say recently installed statue belongs in a strip club, not on the street.
Most incumbents and front-runners have something in common: They're cautious in the vicinity of the public. But some of them aren't like that. In recent public appearances, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry zipped right past the usual political warning signs, while others, like Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick, took it easy.
In their efforts to regulate the wells that hold Texas' oilfield waste, state officials have found a surprising ally in the federal Environmental Protection Agency, long a political punching bag in Texas.
Several hours after confirming the first human case of West Nile Virus in Wichita Falls, health officials announced a second case.
There have been reports of kissing bugs in Wichita Falls, but officials say there have been no positive cases of Chagas disease.
As part of the KERA Yearbook project, students in North Texas talked about the strong headwinds they face as they pursue their college dreams — and college officials explained how they're trying to help.
Texas' voter ID law was designed to thwart emerging minority voting power in the state and should be dropped, attorneys for the law's opponents said during closing arguments in a federal court on Monday.
In his state of the university address on Monday, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers called for rethinking who gets tenure, a topic he acknowledged was something of a "third rail for discussion" in academic circles.
A large fire has destroyed three buildings in downtown Chillicothe morning.
Woman breaks windshield to rescue baby from hot car.
For World Alzheimer's Day on September 21st, Home Instead Senior care encourages families to do something special this year for their loved ones.
Being arrested on August 13th in a K2 raid angered Wichita Falls store owner, Bill Hagle, but he says receiving a letter from police earlier this week about the raid, infuriated him even more.
Generous couple donates funds to help pay for Texas couple's wedding thanks to furniture ad on Craigslist.
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.