Texas News

With flu season just around the corner, health officials at the Texas Department of State Health Services urge everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated to protect themselves from getting the flu. “I’m asking people to get immunized now because it takes about two weeks...
The Texas Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, plans to expand the Highway Emergency Response Operator, or HERO, patrol service program to cover 120 miles on five...
Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems. The attorneys general of Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona on Thursday asked a federal court in Galveston, Texas, to...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Simpson, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Simpson is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply as...
Friends and neighbors describe the man who authorities say randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood as someone who did his best to not stand out. Authorities identified the gunman from Monday's shootings, in which nine people were hurt, as Nathan DeSai, a lawyer. He...
Initial funding has been approved for a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the two bottom floors to accommodate about 1,400 parking spaces. Harris County commissioners voted Tuesday to spend $10.5 million on the project's initial...
A South Texas woman must serve 30 years in prison for a baby-sitting scam in which she recorded her convicted sex offender boyfriend abusing a toddler in their care. Rosa Linda Ganceres was sentenced Monday to the maximum term by a federal judge in Corpus Christi. The 54-year-...
A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Nine people were injured...
Critics of a Texas law allowing students to graduate without passing statewide standardized tests say the new rule has padded graduation numbers and given diplomas to students who can't demonstrate they have the knowledge they'll need in college, jobs or technical education...