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A billionaire businessman whose name adorns the Baylor University football stadium says he wants to see fired football coach Art Briles' honor "restored" and any evidence that led to his dismissal publicly released by the school's board of regents. Drayton McLane and a group of...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.00 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than last week and two cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the...
Voters in a Houston-area county that drew national scrutiny when a black motorist was found dead in jail after a contentious traffic stop will keep their sheriff. Republican Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith won a third term Tuesday. Democrat Cedric Watson failed in his bid to...
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports the arrest of two people for drug charges on Sunday morning. Deputy David Smith and Reserve Deputy Colin Godmintz were on patrol on I-10 near Schulenburg and stopped a four door passenger car for a traffic violation. The couple was...
Former President George H.W. Bush has called Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the presidency. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that Bush "initiated" a "very warm and gracious call." McGrath said Bush repeatedly "wished Trump 'good luck on your new challenge.'" He...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement on Donald Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States: “I congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States. "One thing from this election is abundantly clear — millions...
It's going to be a low-key Election Day for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Spokesman John Wittman said Monday the governor already cast his ballot during early voting and plans spending Tuesday night watching election returns from the governor's mansion. Abbott originally endorsed Ted...
There are no major statewide offices on the Texas ballot, and Republican Donald Trump is expected to win a fiercely conservative state that hasn't backed a Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But could Hillary Clinton keep it competitive? Will she be buoyed by Texas Hispanics...
A somber milestone for TxDOT today. There's a deadly streak on Texas highways that officials want to see end. TxDOT's Kelli Reyna says the last time a day went by without a traffic death in Texas was this day, November 7 in 2000. "Basically what that means is we've gone sixteen...