The American Press reports a Calcasieu Parish grand jury returned an indictment against Millie Adams Francis Powell of Port Arthur on Thursday for the March 1 death of 92-yeaer-old Rubye McGown Jones.
The Austin American Statesman reported http://bit.ly/ZjfgKY Friday that Kitzman told her staff the previous day she was leaving her post.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry once wrote a book about the Boy Scouts and the group's role in upholding conservative values, so it's probably to be expected that he is upset by its decision to allow openly gay scouts.
Mexican citizen Jacobo Peters Fehr who was a fugitive from Canadian courts for about 10 years but arrested in mid-April in the town of Lubbock.
Wildlife officials are reminding boaters headed to some Texas lakes for the Memorial Day weekend to drain, clean and dry their watercraft to help prevent the spread of zebra mussels.
A Mexican national entered a guilty plea Thursday in the 2011 killing in Mexico of a U.S. immigration agent and the attempted murder of another.
The state of Texas is turning down billions of federal dollars that would have paid for health care coverage for 1.5 million poor Texans.
The Texas Rangers placed pitcher Derek Lowe on waivers on Thursday with the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
Police say an armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed in a South Texas neighborhood had containers falsely labeled "anthrax." San Antonio police say no dangerous materials were found after the gunman was fatally shot early Thursday by a resident.
Population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau are showing that Houston is the second-fastest growing big city in the nation while medium-sized enclaves in Texas also saw spikes.
An East Texas lawyer convicted in a mail and medical fraud scheme has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
The Texas Legislature has approved a bill allowing publishers to mitigate libel lawsuits if the party affected by a mistake doesn't request a correction or retraction.
Starting the first week of June, some residents of Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties will be eligible for federal funds to help install tornado shelters in at their homes.
The Texas Legislature has honored actor Sherman Hemsley, the man best known for playing the role of George Jefferson on The Jeffersons.
Artist Jack Zajac said learning earlier this year that his bronze sculpture was among the last works of art ever seen by President John F. Kennedy left him feeling "reverential." Zajac's small sculpture of a bound goat was among a collection of impressive artwork that decorated the president's Fort Worth hotel suite in hopes of creating something ... (more)
The driver of a parade float involved in a train wreck that killed four war veterans in Texas told investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary, and that he didn't notice anything was wrong until he saw people jumping from the float, according to documents released Wednesday.