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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered a criminal investigation into claims that former doctor Larry Nassar abused some of his victims at a Texas ranch that was the training ground for U.S. women's gymnastics. Abbott ordered the Texas Rangers, the state's top criminal investigations...
(Photo:Shutterstock/icedmocha) Blanco, Texas man Timothy Wade Foth, 39, will spend the rest of his days behind bars after a jury sentenced him to 3 life sentences for Aggravated Sexual Assault, plus 99 years for Aggravated Kidnapping and another 50 years and a $10,000 fine for...
Authorities say a semitrailer driver is in custody after he was found to be transporting 76 immigrants in Texas. The U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement Monday that the immigrants were discovered Friday at a checkpoint on U.S. 83, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of...
Five months after Hurricane Harvey damaged thousands of houses in Texas, delinquent mortgage payments have spiked as homeowners deal with mounting bills and insufficient help from insurance and the federal government. Reports by real estate and financial firms show that about 40...
Bitcoin ATMs are popping up across the state, but instead of getting money out like a traditional ATM, you're putting money in. Bobby Sharp with Texas-based "Coinsurance" said the ATMs let people buy the cryptocurrency without going through a bank or an online retailer. He...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.33 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more than last week and is 22 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
A special commission has begun discussing how to remake Texas' school finance system, 18-plus months after the state Supreme Court declared it deeply flawed but still barely constitutional. That ruling spared the Legislature from having to overhaul how Texas pays for educating...
An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children. David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse...
(Shutterstock | Stokkete) The year 2017 was huge for job creation in Texas. The addition of 68-thousand people into the state's workforce last month resulted in a net gain of 400 jobs in December. Industries including leisure and hospitality, construction, and information all...