Texas Shale Oil Field Could Yield 20 Billion BarrelsA vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil that the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said.
Vast Field Of Recoverable Oil, Natural Gas Found In TexasThe U.S. Geological Survey says it has discovered in West Texas one of the largest reserves of recoverable oil in the agency's history.
Reward For Missing College Student Now $100,000The reward for any information leading to answers in the case of missing college student Zuzu Verk is now $100,000.
Texas Teen Planned On Killing Parents For Two WeeksBrown County Sheriff George Caldwell said Cody Flores called 911 and claimed the two were shot in a home invasion, but the teen's story kept changing and he eventually confessed to the murders.
Tough Texas Woman Fights Off Snakes With Her Bare HandsRemember the movie, "Snakes on a Plane?" Well, now there are snakes in the kitchen. Only this is a true story in West Texas.
Three Sentenced In West Texas Construction Bribery SchemeThree people have been sentenced for their roles in a scheme in which bribes were paid to steer construction projects at a West Texas military base to one company.
Father Accused Of Spanking Son For Missed GoalA 31-year-old West Texas man faces a felony charge after allegedly spanking and leaving several welts on his 8-year-old son for missing a goal in a soccer match.
Texas Terminates Foundation Formed To Manage Lizard SpeciesThe Texas comptroller has terminated an oil and gas industry-funded organization responsible for overseeing the protection of a rare lizard in West Texas.
Judge: Justice Antonin Scalia Died Of Natural Causes In TexasAfter saying an autopsy should have been performed, a judge now says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes in Texas and no autopsy was necessary.
Gov. Greg Abbott Statement Says Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has DiedAbbott said Scalia's "loyalty to the Constitution set an unmatched example" for Americans.
Final Report From Chemical Safety Board On West Fertilizer ExplosionIt’s been nearly three years, but the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has released its final report on West Fertilizer Company plant explosion.
Hydrogen Sulfide Concerns In West Texas Oil Well BlowoutEmergency officials have evacuated a 2-mile radius near a West Texas oil well that blew out and spewed a mixture of dangerous hydrogen sulfide.