With 160 confirmed kills, Chris Kyle was the US Military's most lethal sniper.
As oil prices continue to plummet, some worry a slow down is creeping up on the Basin.
Xcel Energy held meeting last week in Lubbock and Brownfield inform landowners and the general public about a proposed 159-mile project from Abernathy to Hobbs.
Sure, it's early to talk about the 2018 governor's race. But think about this legislative session and the new faces in state offices and the issues that are developing: This is what you'll be looking back on when that 2018 race starts to form. And the new governor and lieutenant governor could be at the center of that future conversation.
With other state incentive programs under attack for favoritism and weak oversight, one that seems to be working famously might get caught in the crossfire. Film industry supporters hope it survives.
Travis County prosecutors said Saturday they dropped several criminal investigations — including one first reported by the Houston Chronicle involving no-bid state contracts — after Gov. Rick Perry vetoed their state funding in 2013.
In an interview, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott also told the Tribune he wants to "learn the facts" before deciding if the head of HHSC should be canned, and plans to appoint university regents "focused on elevating" institutions.
A day after Gov. Rick Perry bid farewell to the statehouse, he spoke to Republicans at a national party gathering in San Diego, where he offered no specifics on his expected run for president — but alluded to the burgeoning campaign.
The Court of Criminal Appeals has suspended a criminal defense lawyer, arguing that he filed motions to stop executions too late. The move is part of a ongoing feud in Texas between such lawyers and judges who rule on their claims.
Texas police arrest suspect in 1984 double murder of two Houston sisters.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited Fort Bliss on Thursday, the last stop on his three day farewell tour. He spoke the Sergeants Major Academy about the importance of leadership
Family and friends will say goodbye today to two people killed by a camel at the "Camel Kisses Farm."
Boxes still remain near the Penwell prison bus accident scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board has begun their investigation into the deadly bus crash outside of Odessa.
Early on, supporters of Medicaid expansion pointed to an Arkansas approach as one way Texas might go about using federal money to help low-income people get health insurance coverage. But lately, the neighbor's grass doesn't appear quite as green.
The massive field of possible 2016 presidential contenders includes a baker's dozen of governors, both current and former. The clear winners from a job creation standpoint are Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
Rick Perry will only be the governor of Texas for a few more days, but as he considers another run for president, his last speech to the Legislature was as much about the next 18 months as about the last 14 years.
House Speaker Joe Straus said the House's base budget plan, released Thursday, holds "spending in check while addressing some very important challenges related to our rapid growth." The Senate's base budget is expected to come out next week.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday that Texas is in the driver's seat for a test track for a transportation system known as the Hyperloop. He also said that a SpaceX facility wouldn't have been built in Texas without economic incentives.
Gun rights groups lined up at a press conference on Thursday to voice support for legislation that would allow Texans to openly carry handguns without a license.
January designated as Crime Stoppers Month
Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry released numbers Wednesday showing double-digit growth for new Texas businesses in 2014.
Overall, Texas is ahead of much of the nation when it comes to job growth and economic development, but how long will it last?
A federal judge Thursday will consider granting an injunction in Greg Abbott's bid to shut down a White House immigration policy that could benefit hundreds of thousands of Texans living in the country illegally.
Prospects for Democrats in Texas might seem grim at the moment, but from his Washington perch, U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey thinks things will turn his party's way. Eventually.
Along with offering a rhetorical highlights reel of his record-setting tenure, Rick Perry will use his final speech to lawmakers as governor to call for bipartisanship and encourage lawmakers to work across party lines.
During a rally at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, supporters of the Texas Dream Act said they were ready to challenge any efforts this legislative session to repeal the 2001 law.
On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced another major plan to combat climate change that aims to slash emissions of methane gas in the next decade by almost a half. Here’s why that’s a big deal for Texas.
When Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller granted amnesty to cupcakes on Monday, he pointed out that state rules that once banned such treats from classrooms were repealed last summer. But cupcakes have been allowed for a decade.
When members debate the proposed rules for the House on Thursday, they'll discuss a plan from House Speaker Joe Straus to expand one committee's jurisdiction in investigating state agencies and practices.
In 2014 the Texas Department of Public Safety recorded approximately 1.4 million new registrants to the Glenda P. Dawson Donate Life Texas Registry, boosting the total registry to more than seven million individuals.
A feud between the Abilene Police Department and the Abilene Independent School District is heating up after two former school employees go to jail for crimes involving students.
The behavior of open-carry advocates trying to drum up votes for a measure repealing handgun licensing requirements prompted one lawmaker to escort them from his office Monday.
The House on Tuesday re-elected Joe Straus to be speaker, easily squelching a rebellion from a noisy but small faction of conservatives who backed Scott Turner. Were the challengers out of sync with Texans, or just with the current management?
Officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine what killed the man.
With the backing of 85 percent of the Texas House, San Antonio Republican Joe Straus was re-elected to his fourth term Tuesday. Straus drew 128 votes for re-election against challenger state Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, who drew 19 votes.
As Texas lawmakers convened for the first day of the 2015 legislative session Tuesday, about a dozen activists carrying a variety of firearms gathered in front of the state Capitol to protest gun laws.
UPDATED: U.S. Rep. Randy Weber, R-Friendswood, apologized Tuesday for a controversial tweet that compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will join the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day today.
Legally blind 12-year-old gymnastics champ takes first place in trampoline division.
Tonight marked the first Abilene ISD school board meeting since a former Dean was arrested for an inappropriate relationship with a student.
A rash of thefts and fraud centered around state vehicle inspection has prompted Texas to ditch outdated window stickers for a system more worthy of their 21st century clientele.
Lubbock Police on Monday released information about the theft of a full set of firefighting equipment.
Texas’ recent attempts to figure out what will happen with oil prices have one thing in common: They’re rarely accurate. But that’s the norm for most anyone watching the volatile petroleum industry.
At a White House ceremony, the president on Monday offered the reigning NBA champions advice on winning back-to-back, one of the few milestones the Spurs have yet to reach.
In his first official act as Agricultural Commissioner, Sid Miller granted full amnesty to cupcakes. Miller was seeking to reassure Texas parents that it's legal to bring cupcakes and other treats to school — and that he'll protect that right.
A 15-year-old student possibly faces felony charges after officials say he was seen with a gun in the Permian High School parking lot.
State Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, the chairman of the House Public Education Committee, said Texas lawmakers shouldn't wait for the outcome of a sprawling school finance lawsuit to discuss changes to the state's public education funding system.
When it comes to supporting higher education, Texas is good — but not great — according to a nonprofit group focused on economic opportunities for young adults.
An excavator was stolen right off a construction site last Wednesday.