Three Texas breweries filed a lawsuit against the state on Wednesday seeking to to overturn a 2013 law they say violates the Texas Constitution.
With the endorsement Wednesday of the Sunset Advisory Commission, legislators are set to move forward with a consolidation of the state's five health agencies into a single health commission with seven divisions.
United States Postal Service customer is upset after her home surveillance camera captured a postal worker tossing her package onto her porch.
Young Texas girl battling cancer makes a public plea for birthday cards
Alco Stores across West Texas are set to close by the end of January, leaving employees out in the cold.
Midland police say a 19-year-old man is responsible for drug distribution in the community but is now in federal custody.
A Lubbock man recently spent three days in jail, after an identity thief stole his identity, and then committed crimes using his name and information.
A standardized ID would afford the homeless, indigent and disabled access to city services, and help undocumented immigrants prove they qualify for relief from deportation under the president's recently announced executive action, an immigrant rights group says.
The list of who's in and who's out in the Texas Legislature and in the state's congressional delegation is not quite complete, but it's getting there. Here's the current list.
Tuition and fees at the state's public colleges and universities would be capped at their current levels and only be permitted to grow at the rate of inflation under a bill filed Tuesday by state Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown.
Lubbock was ranked 15th overall on the livability index and was among nine other Texas cities that made the list.
The state's next long-term higher education plan will direct more attention on the needs of students and less on faculty, Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes said Tuesday.
New released video showing a Texas judge taking a field sobriety test raises questions about why her case was dismissed.
Texas will shut down 14 charter school operators that failed to meet heightened financial and academic performance rules this year, state education officials announced Tuesday.
Houston police search for murder suspect and missing 11-month-old after mother's body was found stuffed in apartment refrigerator.
Texas teens accused of brutally murdering acquaintance in brutal Satanic ritual.
The campus is all clear now and some finals have been rescheduled.
Over 81,000 bulbs, 250 amps of power and 415 extension cords, all completed by October 13th.
An Abilene home invasion results in the loss of over ten years of a woman's life savings.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop on US 84 Thursday, yielding over four pounds of high-grade marijuana, seven grams of hash, $2700 cash and a pistol.
Frenship ISD sent out a notification to parents Monday evening by automated phone call saying a threat of gun violence at Frenship High School had been posted to a social media site.
Environmentalists have long argued that the methane that escapes into the atmosphere during the fracking process negates the benefits of the gas. A new study suggests that tighter regulation of drilling wells may help reduce those emissions.
State Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, and conservative radio show host Glenn Beck took turns criticizing House Speaker Joe Straus on Monday in the latest salvo in Turner's bid to unseat Straus.
Dr. Lisa Ramirez, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Director of the Office of Migrant Education, will speak in Plainview and local parents are invited to attend.
During a news conference in which he announced the selection of his senior staff, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said Monday that he wants to improve the educational foundation that students receive in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade.
A little girl from Lubbock, Arestin Rodriguez, won the Mini Miss America 2014 in the 6 – 11 month category.
Congress has proposed a national standard for sales taxes on the internet, an idea backed by trade groups for so-called brick-and-mortar retailers. But U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is a loud opponent of the legislation.
After winning 44 percent of the Hispanic vote on Election Day, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott may find himself in turbulent political waters as he attempts to balance the interests of his Republican base and his newfound Hispanic friends.
Texas Attorney General and Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott on Sunday declined to throw his support behind any the Texas Republicans rumored to be considering a run for the White House in 2016.
Lawmakers are asking the federal government for more than half a billion dollars as a reimbursement for securing the border and providing services to undocumented immigrants.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms one of its 10 Most Wanted fugitives in Crimes Against Children, has been captured in Springfield, Missouri.
The district petitioned Apple to take down 'After School' from their store and have asked parents to have their children uninstall it from their smart phones.
The Texas prison system is making it easier for family members to visit loved ones behind bars, hoping to strengthen social networks inmates need when they are released.
A Wichita Falls woman is behind bars after police say she somehow got out of her handcuffs and led them on a chase through a store parking lot.
Prosecutors say Alfonso Rodriquez murdered his neighbor over $20 drug deal that went wrong in September 2013.
A high-speed pursuit starts in Midland but comes to a screeching halt in West Odessa.
Texas' first governor to use a wheelchair will move into a mansion built 134 years before ADA accessibility requirements. But thanks to an arsonist’s Molotov cocktail, the home needs only minor fixes.
"The price is low enough now where you're going to start seeing some slowdown in activity."
Scott Brandon Hutcheson, 37, of Lubbock, was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in August 2014 to one count of transportation of child pornography,
Members of the press will continue to be allowed on the Texas House floor in the upcoming legislative session, but they will now be required that to affirm that they do not lobby.
Angel De Los Santos pleaded guilty Wednesday to several crimes, according to prosecutors.
Tensions at Kilgore College reached new — and possibly violent — heights in mid-November when allegations surfaced that the school was in the habit of improperly removing and disposing of asbestos from its buildings, including a hospital. Secret recordings and a gunshot now punctuate the controversy.
If he opts to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry wants to ensure that his entry into the field bears little resemblance to 2011, when he jumped into the Republican presidential primaries with little preparation or forethought. That explains all the Iowans showing up for lunch at the Governor's Mansion.
A San Angelo resident learned that over 50 years ago a mistake was made when he immigrated to the United States and he wasn't actually a citizen
Texas Alliance of Energy Producers officials say the oil and gas industry is currently experiencing low prices, which is both good and bad for the economy.
With the help of more than $6 million from the state of Texas, prairies west of Houston are being restored with native grasses to increase the population of bobwhite quail, whose numbers have been on the decline in recent years.
In city council runoff elections now underway in Austin, some voters will have the chance to weigh in on a sibling rivalry, while others will be asked to choose sides in a fight over religion and a theory about 9/11.
After fending off accusations of liberalism from opponent Gary Gates throughout their special election race, Rep. Lois Kolkhorst got to respond to her main challenger face-to-face Tuesday night.
Odessa police say that the description of a pink-haired suspect helped them make a drug bust Monday.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Tuesday that a new border security task force is coming to the U.S.-Mexico-border as part of President Obama's executive action on immigration. Republicans, however, warned Johnson that he should prepare for another surge of illegal migration like the one Texas saw over the summer.