Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead announced he will retire after almost 6 years at the helm of the department.
The special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Gov. Rick Perry says the charges deserve to be heard by a Texas jury, not quashed on constitutional grounds.
Former President George H.W. Bush will receive an award from the European Parliament next week as part of events marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Texas officials have approved final rules for implementing the state’s $2 billion plan for water projects.
Preliminary results show about a third of Texas registered voters cast ballots in top statewide races Tuesday, a 5 percentage point decline from the 2010 midterm elections.
Several Texas universities are seeking money from the Legislature to build and update facilities on their campuses.
Tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick has been elected Texas lieutenant governor and will oversee the state Senate.
Before the polls close at 7 p.m., the two candidates for the top political office in Texas reminded people to get out the vote.
A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk.
Sen. Tom Coburn’s yearly ‘Wastebook’ cites 100 examples, big and small, of questionable government spending like a $347,000 alternative medicine grant to measure the benefits of massage on rabbits.
A former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.
Gov. Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.