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Police say a fourth suspect has been arrested in the 2014 fatal shooting of a Blinn College freshman whose body was found on a Brenham street. Washington County jail records show 20-year-old Jordan Alexander Graves of Brenham was being held Wednesday on a capital murder charge,...
Reports of Texas denying special education services in public schools now has House Speaker Joe Straus urging state officials to make immediate changes. The Republican on Wednesday asked the Texas Education Agency to suspend practices that has made Texas have the lowest rate of...
A Southeast Texas man must serve five years of federal probation for killing two endangered whooping cranes while hunting. Trey Joseph Frederick was sentenced Tuesday in Beaumont. A magistrate also ordered the 19-year-old Beaumont man to pay nearly $26,000 in restitution, barred...
AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. News and World Report ranked The University of Texas at Austin No. 30 in the world in its latest ranking of Best Global Universities , marking the fourth time this year a prestigious international group has placed UT Austin among the best international...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Three Texas fire departments were selected to receive more than $700,000 in grants from Texas A&M Forest Service through the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual System on Oct. 19. This grant funding is enough to purchase three new wildland firefighting...
A Dallas-area middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the slayings of two men in Fort Worth. A Fort Worth police statement says Cary Joseph Heath was arrested Monday at Permenter Middle School in Cedar Hill, where he has been a teacher. Bond is...
Heavy turnouts have been reported across Texas as early voting began for the Nov. 8 general election. Early voting began Monday and continues through Nov. 4 as Texans make their choices for president and other races. In some areas, early voters shattered first-day records set in...
Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of "high-threat" criminal arrests being counted as part of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found...
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released state-level labor market information for September 2016. The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Economist Dr. Vance Ginn issued the following statement: “Strong job growth continued in Texas during September as employers created 38,...