The Associated Press
The largest black willow in the State of Texas has been accidentally cut down in the White Rock Lake area of Dallas. A contract crew grinding tree stumps made the mistake.
Former President George W. Bush made a surprise visit to the Sept. 11 museum in New York City over the weekend.
More than $1.7 billion will be available for Texas highway projects because of a constitutional amendment that allows more money for roads, lawmakers said this week.
An appeal by ex-Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach in a lawsuit he had filed over his firing has been denied.
Records show dozens of minor or moderate state environmental violations over the past five years at a Houston-area chemical plant where four people died from toxic fumes this weekend.
A farmer investigating a grass fire on a remote stretch of road near his South Texas home discovered the bodies of two men and a woman from San Antonio who had been shot, bound and wrapped in carpet that was set ablaze.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office formally notified the Texas Supreme Court that it’s appealing a ruling that the state’s school finance system is unconstitutional.
The U.S. government has received permits to transform an empty 55,000-square foot warehouse into a processing facility for unaccompanied child immigrants who have entered the country illegally.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway to reinstate workers in Montana and Wyoming, with back pay, after an agency investigation determined the employees were illegally fired after reporting they suffered a back injury at work.
A review of a blaze that killed two Texas firefighters has led to recommendations for better communication among personnel and more attention to fire potential in concealed spaces.
British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.
Reinforced doors, body scanners, pat-downs, elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom…but what if the pilot is the problem?