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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature has adjourned, ending the third special session of the year after passing a major transportation measure. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus declared the session over late Monday after lawmakers approved a...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has successfully undergone a heart procedure after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery. Bush spokesman Freddy Ford says a stent was inserted during a procedure Tuesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. The...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas businessman who provided digital services to the Houston Independent School District will pay $400,000 to settle civil allegations of filing false claims. The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced the settlement with Larry Lehmann of Giddings...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have identified a truck driver killed when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass, crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement identifies the dead trucker as 59-year-old James Anthony Long of...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The state's two U.S. senators are soliciting applications for potential nominees to six of the seven U.S. district court vacancies in Texas. One is the court in Texarkana, Texas, that has been vacant since Judge David Folsom retired nearly 11/2 years ago...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The main sticking on greater transportation spending centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes. Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads. Republican Sen...
HUGO, Okla. (AP) - Police in Hugo are looking for a man suspected of killing two people at an apartment complex. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the victims were shot late Saturday night. Police identified the dead as 23-year-old Floyd Devin Clegg of Colbert and...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Two men are dead after the car in which they were riding veered out of control after hitting a rural Panhandle railroad crossing, veered out of control into a ditch, overturned and burned. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has died when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass and crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement says the crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Interstate 30 interchange with the President...