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HOUSTON (AP) - A skull and some bones have been found in northwest Houston and police are trying to identify the person. Police say some people living in the area near some woods called 911 on Monday to report finding a skull and what appears to be part of a jaw. Several other...
DALLAS (AP) - The head of the University of Texas system will discuss higher education and the future of research universities, amid an ongoing debate over the future of the state's institutions. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa is scheduled to speak Tuesday at a meeting...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been fatally shot while in the parking lot of an East Texas apartment complex. Tyler police on Tuesday asked for the public's help in locating whoever shot 21-year-old Joshua McGil in the back. Officers Monday night responded to a call...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Houston-based Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP says it will invest about $107 million to expand its crude and condensate pipeline system deeper into the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. The expansion is supported by a long-term contract with ConocoPhillips. It...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The FBI is investigating the kidnapping of a U.S. Marine reservist in Mexico last month. Armando Fernandez, special agent in charge of the FBI's San Antonio Division, said in a news release Monday that the FBI is seeking information about the kidnapping...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport bound for Lambert-St. Louis International...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - When three federal judges in San Antonio released voting maps in November 2011, Democrats jumped for joy at how many seats they'd gain in Congress and the Texas House. Their grand plans, though, were short-lived. The U.S. Supreme Court interceded and said...
WEST, Texas (AP) - A government assistance center in a Central Texas town devastated by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion will now concentrate on providing loans. The recovery center in West on Monday became the Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center. The...
MOODY, Texas (AP) - A hive of Africanized bees has killed a Central Texas man and injured a woman who tried to help him. McLennan County Chief Sheriff's Deputy Matt Cawthon says Larry Goodwin was driving a tractor in Moody about 30 minutes south of Waco on Saturday when attacked...