The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to allowing licensed open carry of handguns in the state.
Lawmakers riled up by higher education costs want to regain their control of setting tuition at state colleges and universities. But at most schools, tuition has gone up more slowly since the schools took over the job, a Tribune analysis shows.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Monday opened the Austin outpost of his likely 2016 presidential campaign. He touted it as an early investment in an area — technology — where Republicans could've done better last presidential cycle.
An East Texas school district will no longer include biblical Scripture as a part of their "Thought for the Day" morning announcements.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged crystal methamphetamine.
Texas Child Protective Services is undergoing a transformation, and the next step in the process is wrapping up in Wichita Falls.
A man known as the 'Lone Ranger Bandit' is sentenced to 40 years in federal prison after being convicted of robbing more than a dozen banks, including one in Wichita County.
Drivers in Texas are required by law to have some kind of insurance coverage, but one insurance agent says just because you have it, doesn't mean you have to use it.
Texas state lawmaker proposes legalizing marijuana, saying "God didn't make a mistake the government needs to fix when he made marijuana."
A woman and her grandson made it out safely after their house exploded Monday evening in the Pleasant Grove area of southeast Dallas, authorities said.
Leading Texas Republicans on Monday asked the Obama administration for greater flexibility to administer Medicaid — a move that has gotten little traction in the past.
Texoma residents have a rare opportunity to sit in on oral arguments in an appeal of a Vernon murder case.
A Texas nurse treated for Ebola plans to file a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.
From gasoline sales to grocery purchases, the Texas Department of Agriculture is supposed to ensure consumers aren't getting ripped off by fuel pumps, retail scanners or other measuring devices.
Rick Perry spoke at the CPAC conference on Friday morning, presenting the former governor a chance to reset the table before the conservative base and the national press after his disastrous 2012 bid.
Residents of five Texoma counties may be able to withstand more months of severe drought thanks to a half million dollar forgivable loan from the State Drinking Water Fund.
A home sustains thousands of dollars in damage after fire rips through part of the house.
Pleasanton Independent School District officials scrambled Tuesday to find out how a disabled 4th grader with Down's syndrome was left behind on a school bus.
Southwest Airlines on Tuesday announced it grounded 128 jets after it failed to inspect hydraulic systems designed to serve as a back-up in case of trouble with the aircraft's rudder system.
Through the Texas state unclaimed property database, Texans can claim money that the state owes them.