Texas News

While a bipartisan group of Texas lawmakers says college students would get a better deal if politicians set tuition and fees, a newspaper analysis shows that costs rose faster at most Texas public colleges and universities when lawmakers set the prices. The Dallas Morning News...
New Braunfels, Texas – On April 8, 2016, at approximately 2:00 am, two men entered the Valero convenience store in the 1100 block of IH 35 South. Once inside, the first male approached the clerk working behind the counter, brandished a hunting style knife, and demanded the money...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the shooting at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. “My heart goes out to all those affected by the tragedy that unfolded this morning at Lackland Air Force Base,” said Governor Abbott. “Our military heroes put...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Sheriff's officials in Texas say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide at Lackland Air Force Base. Deputies had responded to reports of an active shooter at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, which is the home of Air Force basic training.
Texas' highest criminal court has ordered a new trial for a former Fort Worth police officer convicted of rape after his alleged victim admitted that she lied during his trial. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that Brian Franklin did not receive a fair trial...
A sentencing trial is underway for the East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the dark comedy movie "Bernie." Bernie Tiede was convicted in 1999 of killing Marjorie Nugent, a widow more than 40 years his senior whom he befriended in Carthage. Tiede was sentenced to life...
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Law enforcement officials from the State Park Police, Texas Game Wardens and San Marcos Police Department Wednesday arrested two individuals in connection with defacing of the iconic Enchanted Rock. National media attention surrounding an image in a Facebook...
AUSTIN – Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush is pleased to announce that the program which has been known as Disaster Recovery is now Community Development and Revitalization (CDR). This name change will reduce confusion and more accurately reflect the mission...
The case against former Texas Governor Rick Perry is dismissed. The Statesman reports an earlier Court of Criminal Appeals decision essentially ended it but the special prosecutor says he will not pursue an amended indictment. Perry had been accused of misusing his power to deny...