Gov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.
A Texas beer bust has left a truck driver charged with stealing about 1,500 cases of brew. Prosecutors in Houston say Sundiata Bilal Simba has been charged with felony theft.
Proponents of a Texas space base reportedly are getting little encouragement from state officials.
A judge has reprimanded Texas Child Protective Services for not justifying removal of premature infant twins from their parents.
Video and response to the Houston Chronicle.