Texas News

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown says the radio ads launched by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to persuade California companies to "come check out Texas" are just "a few tricks from a politician" and will not have any substantive effect. Brown responded Monday to the 30-second...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for the husband or boyfriend of a woman who appears to have been killed by someone who repeatedly drove over her body. Police received a call about a body in the parking lot of a northwest Houston park about 3 a.m. Monday. They found a...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A Texas man who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 25 years in his wife's murder says he and his legal team were never informed that investigators knew his then-3-year-old son said he saw someone else beat the woman to death. Michael Morton was...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police documents say the Iraq War veteran charged with killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend on a Texas shooting range told a relative that he "traded his soul for a new truck." An Erath County arrest warrant affidavit obtained by WFAA-TV says...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old military veteran used a semi-automatic handgun to kill former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend at a Texas gun range. Capt. Jason Upshaw with the Erath County Sheriff's Office says the...
What a difference a failed presidential campaign can make. When Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State speech last week, what he didn't say was as remarkable as what he did. By Perry standards, it was almost moderate. Missing were mentions of abortion, immigration or even...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature is in session, which means there's a lot of talk about guns. From gun rights to guns in schools to telling the feds to keep their hands off Texans' weapons, there's no shortage of support in the Capitol for the right to bear arms. Some...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is set to address an annual gathering of Boy Scouts from around Texas - even as the group's national leadership mulls a move away from its mandatory no-gays membership policy. Perry's 2008 book "On My Honor" details his love for the Scouts...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A search is under way in Rocky Mountain National Park for a Texas man who had come to Colorado for a conference. Park officials say 39-year-old Troy Green of San Antonio had planned to attend a conference in Denver, about 65 miles south...