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Public education is emerging as a central issue in the Texas governor's race between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis.
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8 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
A parole officer in the Texas prison system has been convicted of three bribery-related counts and faces up to 60 years behind bars.
12 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
Federal prosecutors say 16 people have been arrested in the investigation of an East Texas drug trafficking ring with ties to Mexico.
13 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
A Texas death row inmate who has spent years proclaiming his innocence now is charged with killing a woman in Alabama a decade ago.
Investigators say they've apprehended a Houston-area man wanted for murder after his girlfriend turned up missing and traces of blood were found at her home.
Kanye West ordered a female fan to be removed from his concert in Texas on Sunday after she heckled him.
The inspiration for Chanel's Metiers d'Art traveling fashion show this year will come from Dallas, the Texas city where Coco Chanel was once given a warm welcome that included being picked up at the airport in a white Rolls-Royce and being feted at a Western-themed party complete with a catwalk featuring cows.
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time... A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor ... (more)
DALLAS - A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
John Scott Timler, 55, of League City, was jailed Tuesday, charged with murder and tampering with evidence in the 2012 death of his mother whose body was found buried in the backyard of the family's home.
A cold frontal boundary is expected to move across the upper Intermountain West, the northern Plains and the upper Midwest on Tuesday, while a separate cold front will stretch across the Southeast and along the Eastern Seaboard.
In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Tourism to New Zealand soared following the release of films in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and some observers are expecting the country to be a hotspot in 2013 as well thanks to the new movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
Three people have been wounded in a hatchet attack at a Wal-Mart in East Texas and police arrested a transient on assault charges.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission last month voted to make permanent emergency requirements for boaters to clean, dry and drain all watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams.
Just in time for the holidays, a Texas lawmaker is making extra sure everyone remembers wishing someone "Merry Christmas" is now protected by law in public schools around the state.
The close of business Monday is the filing deadline for necessary paperwork to compete in Texas primaries March 4, with winners advancing to November's general election.