Wildlife officials are working on restoring Bastrop State Park, where historic wildfires claimed 95 percent of the trees one year ago. But it will take plenty of manpower, time and money.
Authorities said that a Central Texas woman accidentally shot her husband in the abdomen with a handgun Sunday night while trying to kill a skunk in their yard.
A Central Texas high school football player is hospitalized in intensive care after suffering a stroke.
Federal officials have proposed adding four Central Texas salamander species for the endangered species list and designated 6,000 acres of Central Texas as critical habitat.
Police said that a suspect is in custody after four people were shot during an altercation in the parkin lot of a Walmart store in Central Texas early Sunday morning.
It takes about 393 days for a veteran in Central Texas to process a disability claim, an average of five months longer than those who live elsewhere.
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.