Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field
Governor Rick Perry was booked-in and fingerprinted just like every other defendant charged with a felony.
A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power.
Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.
Authorities at the Texas Department of State Health Services have confirmed the state’s first human case of a West Nile-related illness.
An investigation into nearly a dozen attempted burglaries in Central Texas has led to the arrest of three youths, including a 10-year-old suspect.
A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued early Thursday by helicopter.
Emergency personnel rescued people on Thursday who were stranded by floodwaters in Central Texas. The flooding even forced evacuations in parts of some cities.
A Travis County grand jury has declined to indict District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg over her jailhouse behavior following an April arrest for drunken driving.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has sold his Austin estate. The property has been Armstrong’s home since 2004, and was the site of his infamous Oprah Winfrey interview.
Authorities say the Freestone County sheriff has been indicted and a sheriff’s captain arrested for submitting fraudulent information to the state agency that oversees law enforcement training standards.
Federal officials will do air quality flyovers of the Central Texas racetrack where the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix will be held Sunday.