Texas News

Federal and state weather forecasters and climate experts are getting together to brainstorm about the epic 2011 Texas drought and what weather trends might signal for the future. This year's drought already has cost the Texas agriculture and cattle industries more than $5...
A Union Pacific spokeswoman says cleanup may take several days after a freight train rear-ended a stopped train in Arlington. UP spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza says cleanup was taking longer than expected along the track near the Arlington-Fort Worth city line. The heavy equipment...
Flames have destroyed a 131-year-old office building in downtown San Antonio and damaged the bottom seven floors of a neighboring high-rise. The flames erupted before dawn Saturday on the first floor of the two-story Wolfson Building, across the street from Military Plaza. The...
A 17-year-old girl has died of a gunshot wound to the head after San Antonio police say her brother shot her accidentally while playing with a handgun. The Bexar County medical examiner's office says Emily Gonzalez died at University Hospital just before midnight Friday. Police...
A former West Texas police officer has changed his plea and entered a guilty plea to a single count of receiving child pornography. Former Slaton Officer Richard Lee Lewis had previously pleaded not guilty to six child pornography-related charges. He had been scheduled for trial...
The state climatologist for Texas says the record drought of 2011 could be only the beginning of a dry spell that could last until 2020. State climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon tells News Radio KLBJ water planning is often based on standards set by the previous record drought of...
About 300 large-breed dogs have been seized from a West Texas kennel after officials found them living in poor, filthy conditions. KCBD-TV of Lubbock ( http://bit.ly/pAN95L ) reports Floyd County deputies served a warrant to remove the dogs from Mark and Sandra Smith's kennel in...