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The Texas economy added 40,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in February, which marked 20 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 285,200 jobs for an annual employment growth rate 2.3 percent in February. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment...
A criminal complaint alleges that the chief technology officer for a West Texas school district stole more than 130 digital tablets from the district that he later tried to sell. The complaint filed by the El Paso County sheriff's office accuses 37-year-old Philip Andrew Acosta...
Authorities say a man being beaten by several people outside of a Houston club fled to his car and then drove into the crowd in an apparent act of retaliation, striking at least four people and killing one of them. Police say the car's driver and several people he hit early...
A Texas appeals court has struck down a gag order issued in a case arising from the 2015 shootout between two motorcycle clubs outside a Waco restaurant that left nine dead. In a six-page opinion issued Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the 10th Texas Court of Appeals ruled that...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.35 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than last week and is 24 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
A joint investigation by The Associated Press and Houston Chronicle reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly reported after the storm deluged the nation's fourth-largest city, and questions about...
HOUSTON (AP) - An industry association representing Texas' liquor store operators says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that opens the door for Walmart in Texas to sell liquor by the bottle. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman's ruling Tuesday backed Walmart's...
A federal appeals court has upheld the bulk of a Texas law targeting "sanctuary cities" that is backed by the Trump administration as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration. The ruling Tuesday by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans...
Governor Greg Abbott Sunday hosted Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, also known as the Irish Prime Minister, at the Texas Governor's Mansion to discuss the growing relations between Texas and Ireland. During their meeting, the two leaders discussed strengthening economic ties between...