The Dean of the Holland Medical High School has been arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a student.
Two elementary school students received an early Christmas present Wednesday when their father, Sgt. Jake Churchwell, surprised them at school.
The Health and Human Services Commission has canceled a second contract involving Jack Stick, who resigned as the agency's top lawyer amid concerns over a $110 million contract that was not competitively bid.
The attack happened shortly after 9 a.m. local time.
The University of Texas System is extending its contract with Kroll Associates, the firm hired to investigate the integrity of the admissions process at the University of Texas at Austin.
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold's office is facing a lawsuit in which a former staffer has alleged sexual harassment. A Farenthold spokesman has denied the accusations, but operatives are mulling what could happen to Farenthold on Capitol Hill.
Officers were dispatched to the Prosperity Bank located at 1501 Avenue Q just after 11:00 a.m. after reports of a robbery in progress.
Officers statewide will work thousands of extra hours in December to help keep people safe on the roadways.
Two sisters are behind bars after being accused of stealing from their mother, who they are the caretakers for.
It's a view you don't normally see.
Bobby and Shanna Lockhart knew the surprise antic they planned for their wedding would be a hit with all their guests...what they didn't imagine was that it'd become a hit on the internet, as well.
The Texas House hasn't held a contested record vote for speaker since 1975, but state Rep. Scott Turner aims to change that. Turner is looking to unseat House Speaker Joe Straus, who has held the office since 2009. With more than 70 House GOP Caucus members backing Straus, Turner faces an uphill battle. But he is undaunted.
The homicide rate in El Paso has almost doubled since last year. But officials say it doesn't have anything to do with Mexican cartels and spillover violence.
Steve Adler defeated current councilmember Mike Martinez in a runoff in Austin’s mayoral race Tuesday. Austin's first council under a new district system will have 10 brand new members.
Two people are charged with theft in what appears to be a team shoplifting attempt.
On Monday night the Walmart on Greenbriar Road in Wichita Falls had a generous donation from a Secret Santa.
Within four years, North Texas could become home to the world’s most advanced indoor snow center. Inevitably, the megaproject, which would include seven ski slopes, has raised questions over its impact on the environment and the economy.
Police find registered sex offender working as Santa Claus in Texas McDonald's after anonymous tip, but say he wasn't breaking any laws.
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday to consider renaming a historic building on the flagship College Station campus after Gov. Rick Perry.
A group in Texas accused of numerous home break-ins are busted.
Gas totaling $1.99 is causing big grins as drivers pull up to Wichita Falls pumps.
Update: 2 confirmed dead after a possible murder and suicide at a Midland police officer's home.
An unlikely bunch on Santa's naughty list is working to make the jump onto the nice list by breaking records this holiday season.
State lawmakers, the oil and gas industry and national environmental groups are asking deep questions about Denton, home to two universities, 277 gas wells and, now, thanks to a rag-tag group of local activists, Texas’ first ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
No one disputes that high levels of methane have shown up in several Parker County water wells. But the source of the gas has stirred a heated debate involving homeowners, academics, the Railroad Commission and the EPA.
The University of Texas at Austin announced on Monday it is launching a new center to help its players — and high school student athletes — develop life skills such as financial literacy and responsible decision making.
The first of up to 480 immigrants arrive in coming weeks in Dilley, about 70 miles southwest of San Antonio.
Texas State Representative Joe Moody of El Paso introduced a bill Monday to reduce penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
A Midland man was arrested Thursday for distribution of child pornography.
The City of Lubbock was sued last week after the deaths of two horses and the serious illness of a third.
Federal officials last week filed a criminal complaint against Vincent Edward Reyes, 42, who was arrested by Muleshoe Police after a traffic stop.
Nativity scene at the state capitol reignites debate.
The instinct for flight in the face of fright often turns one-day stories into running narratives, and hurts the reputations of the runners.
Battery storage could revolutionize the state’s electrical grid, making it more reliable and friendlier to renewable energy. The problem? It is likely to require a fundamental change in state law.
Gov. Rick Perry has proposed addressing a joint session of the Legislature one more time before he leaves office, a spokesman for the governor's office confirmed Sunday.
Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January.
Jack Stick, the top lawyer for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is resigning his post amid a crumbling state contract with data warehouse 21CT.
Steve Cuellar Zuniga, 48, pleaded guilty in July 2014 to one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.
One of Santa's little helpers is on patrol in Taylor County, Texas.
Texas teen convicted of murdering acquaintance in brutal, ritualistic slaying.
After eight years of growth, change and public corruption scandals, new leaders in Laredo and Webb County are greeting 2015 with a sense of optimism. But they acknowledge that improving the area's reputation will be a challenge.
High-profile public figures exonerated after prosecutions for violations of state ethics and election laws paved the way for public skepticism about those kinds of cases — like one now pending against Gov. Rick Perry.
The name of the compounding pharmacy supplying lethal injection drugs for Texas executions must be released because it is public information, a judge ruled late Thursday.
Lawmakers on Thursday chose $7 billion as an appropriate minimum balance for the Rainy Day Fund in a meeting that took just a few minutes but will have far-reaching consequences.
Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) released the following statement after being named Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 114th Congress.
Researchers at Texas A&M use maggots to help find crime scene clues.
The incident took place Wednesday evening in Stafford, near Sugar Land.
Two Wichita Falls women are jailed after police say a teenage girl was put in a bathtub of water and bleach to "get the demon out of her."
A Littlefield Man was arrested and accused of storing stolen cars in June. Last week, the charges against him were dropped and when he went to reclaim seized property he learned that it would cost him $60,000 to get it back.
Lose 100 brains and the whole world seems to freak out. But what of the pediments, bricks, flags, clock faces and who knows what else that have gone missing from the university over the years?