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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House has launched a formal investigation into a UNiversity of Texas System regent and will consider whether to impeach him. House Speaker Joe Straus assigned the investigation Tuesday to the Select Committee on Transparancy in State Agency...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 47-year-old man from Austria has died after falling into a deep ravine near a trail in Palo Duro Canyon Randall County sheriff's office spokesman Danny Alexander says the man was found dead Monday evening after being missing for several...
HOUSTON (AP) - A federal audit has determined a Houston-area housing agency misspent nearly $30 million over a three year period. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/14uXlPy) revealed Tuesday that inspectors from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found...
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas' highest criminal court has denied a request to block a Dallas County woman's execution this week. Kimberly McCarthy's execution would be the 500th in Texas since the state resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1982. She contends black jurors were...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Two people injured in the collapse of a barn frame under construction at Texas A&M University have been released from the hospital. St. Joseph Regional Health Center spokesman Tim Ottinger said Sunday afternoon that one person, a 35-year-old,...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Three people are dead in what authorities are describing as a muder-suicide that stemmed from a domestic dispute in West Texas. Lubbock County sheriff's Lt. Bryan Taylor sayd the bodies of a man and woman were found Sunday morning at a Lubbock home. The...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas President Bill Powers said Monday's Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education will have no impact on the schools' admissions policy. Texas was sued by a white student who was denied admission and the school had been...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police in Fort Worth say they killed a man who was stabbing a woman when they arrived at a local apartment building. A police spokesman says that officers heard cries for help inside an apartment at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning. They arrived to find the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas death row inmate facing lethal injection this summer for the 2000 fatal beating of his girlfriend's son has had his execution delayed. The El Paso Times (http://bit.ly/175tJdP ) reported Monday that a judge has pushed back the July 10 execution date...