Texas News

Will Rick Perry be the first to drop out of the Republican primary race? The former Texas governors bid for the White House took a huge hit this week when he was forced to stop paying his staffers amid dwindling funds, sources close to the campaign told the Washington Post late...
A Catholic charity that operates an immigrant relief center in McAllen says they've had city workers put up a tent because number of people using the center for overnight stays has risen so sharply in the last month. Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of the Catholic...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has again told a federal judge that he shouldn't have to personally appear before him and contest being held in contempt of court. Paxton wants U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia to respond by Monday afternoon. Garcia has ordered Paxton to come...
HOUSTON (AP) — A family of six children and two parents were fatally shot in the head at a Houston home by a man with a violent criminal history who had previously been in a contentious relationship with the mother, authorities said Sunday. David Conley, 48, was charged with...
A Texas prisoner locked up for more than 35 years even though an appeals court threw out his conviction for a 1976 slaying is returning to court Monday for a retrial. Jerry Hartfield is facing a life sentence if convicted of fatally bludgeoning and stabbing 55-year-old Eunice...
The director of Texarkana Water Utilities says an explosion at a treatment plant on the Texas side caused no injuries and that water continues to flow for customers in both Texas and Arkansas. The Texarkana Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/1IRoMWb ) the explosion occurred...
The average price of gasoline has dropped 11 cents over the past two weeks to $2.71 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the current average sits 81 cents below the year-ago price. The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was $2.19 a...
As Google's self-driving car is being tested in Austin as a safe transportation method, researchers at the University of Texas, with funding from TxDOT and the U.S. Dept of Transportation are studying how the technology might be misused to compromise your safety and security in...
The latest on eight people — including five children and three adults — found dead inside a Houston-area home (all times local): ___ 11:30 a.m. The man charged following the discovery of five children and three adults slain in a Houston-area home has a long criminal history that...