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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two state hospitals face June deadlines to reform hazardous conditions or lose millions of dollars in Medicaid money. The Terrell State Hospital faces a June 4 deadline to implement reforms or face the loss of Medicare funding. That's after Medicare...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Officials with a Central Texas wildlife refuge say twin giraffes have been born, marking just the second time such a birth has occurred in the United States. Female calf Wasswa was born first May 10 followed by brother Nakato. Officials with the...
DALLAS (AP) - State prison system officials will have the last call on a push to close a state jail in Dallas, despite elimination of its funding from the state budget plan approved by the Legislature. Lawmakers removed from the budget $97 million allocated for the Dawson State...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The fight over Texas voting maps is back in federal court. A three-judge panel in San Antonio on Wednesday will hear arguments from state attorneys and minority rights groups for the first time since the November elections. That's when Texans voted based on...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A judge is to decide if an Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will represent himself at his upcoming murder trial. Maj. Nidal Hasan's request is among many issues to be addressed at a pretrial hearing Wednesday...
DALLAS (AP) - A resident of a North Texas mental hospital has been charged with threatening to blow up two federal courthouses. A federal complaint accuses Christopher Stephens of making the threats against the U.S. courthouses in Dallas and Fort Worth in three telephone calls...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have awarded the Legislative Medal of Honor to a Cameron man killed in Afghanistan. The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Warm weather and sunshine are helping the San Antonio area dry out after thunderstorms this weekend flooded area roads, rivers and creeks, killing three people who were swept away by rushing waters. The National Weather Service on Monday discontinued a flood...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people who went missing over the weekend while swimming on Galveston Island are presumed drowned. The three are missing along the San Luis Pass, considered a dangerous area to swim because of strong currents. Signs on shore warn, "No...