Texas News

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...
Eight people — including five children and three adults — were found dead inside a Houston-area home following the arrest of a man who exchanged gunfire with police, Texas authorities said Sunday. Deputies were called to a home in the 2200 block of Falling Oaks Road about 9 p.m...
THE STATE’S $2-BILLION DOLLAR DEER HUNTING INDUSTRY MAY BE THREATENED THIS SEASON BY AN EPIDEMIC. TSN’S AUSTIN BUREAU CHIEF CHRIS FOX REPORTS THERE HAVE BEEN TWO MORE CONFIRMED CASES OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE. IT’S NEUROLOGICAL…IT ATTACKS THE BRAIN…IT’S BEEN CALLED THE MAD COW...
THE MUCH ANTICIPATED SCHOOL RATINGS ARE OUT FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS . DEBBIE RATCLIFFE WITH THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY SAYS 86 PERCENT OF CAMPUSES MET STANDARDS... RATCLIFFE SAYS 153 CAMPUSES ACROSS THE STATE EARNED DISTINCTIONS IN ALL SEVEN CATEGORIES. SEVEN PERCENT OF CAMPUSES...
Police say the suburban Dallas officer who shot and killed a college football player during a burglary call at a car dealership had never fired his weapon in the line of duty before. Arlington police officer Brad Miller is on administrative leave after the early Friday shooting...
Uber says an internal investigation found it mistakenly granted driver status to a man now accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. WFAA-TV ( http://bit.ly/1KaiZvC ) of Dallas-Fort Worth reports Uber Dallas General Manager Leandre Johns revealed the problem in a letter...
State officials say they've complied with a court order and amended the death certificate of a man to include the name of his same-sex spouse. The Texas Department of State Health Services said in a statement Thursday night that John Stone-Hoskins of Conroe has been added to the...