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A Houston-area school district is threatening to suspend students who disrupt classes or walk out to protest current gun laws. The Houston Chronicle reports that Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes sent a letter to families and published on schools' social media Tuesday...
(Photo Shutterstock/ Anthony Correia) Saying in a statement that evangelist Billy Graham has touched countless Texas lives from his first major event in Fort Worth in 1951 to his final major event in Dallas in 2002. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott ordered the Texas Flag to be flown at...
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, in a rare decision, is unanimously recommending the death sentence of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker be commuted to life. Whitaker is set for lethal injection Thursday for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and...
Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway. Police released a statement Monday saying the case is being investigated as a homicide. Police say officers found the worker's body inside the government vehicle...
Authorities say a Texas trooper has been shot and wounded while pursuing a suspect. The trooper reportedly pulled a man over Sunday afternoon in Guadalupe County. The Department of Public Safety says the man gave false information and a scuffle began as the trooper tried to...
Texas BioMed is teaming up with Children's Hospital of San Antonio and Baylor College of Medicine to attempt discovery of the cause, and to search for a cure, for Kawasaki's Disease. Texas BioMed's Dr. Jean Patterson said the disease has baffled researchers for decades because...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.30 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents less than last week and is 20 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says communities that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey will be able to apply for over $1 billion in federal funds that can be used on projects to help prevent or lessen damage from future storms. Abbott said Tuesday that the funding can be used by cities...
According to information from the Texas Department of Transportation, more than 3,700 people were killed on Texas roadways last year marking a 10% increase in traffic deaths from the previous year. Traffic fatalities have continued to rise every year since 2010 marking a 34%...