Texas Forest Service officials say last year’s devastating Bastrop County wildfire has shown that the vegetation-free area around a home should extend beyond the long-accepted recommendation of 30 feet.
A mysterious mass death of cattle has prompted a federal investigation in Texas. Preliminary test results are blaming the deaths on the grass the cows were eating when they got sick.
Authorities have charged four Texas residents after finding evidence of illegal gambling at unlicensed horse races. Gambling is permitted only at licensed, regulated races in Texas.
It’s been seven months since wildfires claimed 34,000 acres of forest and grasslands in and around the Central Texas community of Bastrop.
A state ombudsman tells lawmakers that students at a youth lockup in Texas are coercing and extorting each other for cigarettes, drugs and money.
Parts of Central Texas devastated by wildfires have benefited from more than $4 million in donations and the help of volunteers rebuilding homes.
A Central Texas river authority said Friday that Hill Country lakes fell short of levels sufficient to provide irrigation water to downriver rice farmers.
In a landmark ruling, the Texas Supreme Court said that landowners have an ownership interest in the water underneath their land.
A 48-year-old Dallas man convicted of two armed bank robberies in Central Texas in 2010 has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.
A military judge has set a hearing for this week to consider defense motions for an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage.
George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks performed Monday night as part of a concert to raise money for Central Texas wildfire victims.
George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks are among the performers to play Monday night as part of a show to benefit wildfire victims.