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Gov. Greg Abbott is back home after a nine-day trip to India that was aimed at bringing more jobs and businesses to Texas. Abbott returned to Austin late Friday. The Republican told pool reporters the trip was "outstanding" and cited two India-based companies announcing plans to...
Texas Democrats are calling for an investigation into what role the data harvesting of 50-million Facebook profiles may have had on electing Republicans. This revolves around the exchange of data between Cambridge Analytica and another firm used by both the campaigns of Governor...
Texas official has apologized after he called special education students "slow learners" and questioned whether it's worth spending public money on their education. The Austin American-Statesman reports that Scott Brister, chairman of the Texas Commission on Public School...
The heavy rain this week has left some Texas State University students without a way to get around town. Many residents at the Pointe San Marcos apartment complex found their cars almost completely underwater in the garage. Matthew Aleman tells CBS Austin the property manager...
The agency regulating the Texas alcohol industry has reversed a judge's advisory decision that it says could've shuttered most of the state's booze business. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission cast aside the ruling this month, saying that lawmakers didn't intend large-scale...
The co-owner of a Kansas City, Kansas, water park will not oppose his extradition to Kansas, where a 10-year-old boy died on a water slide in 2016. For now, Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeffrey Wayne Henry will remain in Cameron County Jail in Brownsville, Texas, without bond. However...
A Texas judge has revoked bond for the 50-year-old mother of a teenager who used an "affluenza" defense regarding a fatal drunken-driving wreck. Tonya Couch was booked into the Tarrant County jail Wednesday. Court documents show that she failed a urine test required as a...
A South Texas church where more than two dozen died when a gunman entered a Sunday service and opened fire now plans to erect a new sanctuary complex. The pastor of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, southeast of San Antonio, announced the $3 million project planned for...
The flood control district in the Houston area is considering a proposal to build massive underground tunnels to drain floodwaters from bayous across the county. Harris County Flood Control District officials say the idea could be a bold answer following Hurricane Harvey to...