Austin City Council members debated a plan Thursday to put restrictions on smoke from barbeque restaurants.
An Arlington man died after a tractor-trailer slammed into a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles and halting traffic on Interstate 35.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 22, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas.
Wal-Mart filed a lawsuit in an Austin federal court on Thursday challenging a Texas law that forbids the company from owning and operating liquor stores in the state.
Saying that drug cartels are “ramping up” their efforts as the Texas National Guard prepares to leave the Rio Grande Valley next month, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Tuesday that he’s seeking an additional $12 million to keep the troops there through May.
Governor Greg Abbott announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) and use the ETF's unexpended balances to establish the Governors University Research Initiative.
Greg Abbott will become the 48th Governor of the Lone Star State, and the second Texas Governor from Wichita Falls.
Lawmakers are taking the oath of office as we speak. They face some tough issues in the 140 days ahead in the 84th Texas Legislative Session.
In Austin, Republican Ken Paxton took office as the new Attorney General of Texas in a ceremony at the Capitol. Some big republican hitters were at Monday's ceremony, including Governor Rick Perry and U.S.Senator Ted Cruz.
A nativity scene on display Monday at the Texas State Capitol building is one of 30 similar displays going up across the country.
Austin Beerworks releases massive seven-foot long "99 Pack" of beer. Kevin Schwaller reports.
DeAndre Tatum, the last remaining person hospitalized after a deadly crash in Austin during the South By Southwest Music Festival, has died, Austin police say.
A third person struck by a suspected drunken driver in Austin last week during the South By Southwest festival died of her injuries Monday, police said.
Dozens attend vigil to remember those killed, pray for those still in the hospital after Thursday deadly crash at South By Southwest
A drunk driver on the run from police drove into a crowd of people at Austin's South-By-Southwest Festival overnight, killing at least two and injuring more 20.
Edward Snowden accused the NSA and its counterparts of "setting fire to the future of the Internet" during a videoconference discussion at South by Southwest in Texas on Monday,
Overnight flooding as strong weather system moved across parts of Texas.
A north Austin high school student fatally shot himself Tuesday in the school's courtyard during lunch in front of other horrified student, MyFoxAustin.com reported.
People keep asking Joe Berti if he feels unlucky.
This week, the Austin Independent School District is becoming the second in Texas to offer domestic partner benefits.