Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for citizens to find out what dangerous chemicals lurk in their backyards. Secrecy and shoddy record-keeping have kept the public and emergency workers in the dark about stockpiles of explosive material.
Work crews funded by a church are beginning an effort to knock down 50 unlivable homes in West, where a fertilizer plant explosion devastated the town.
A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error.
A town in West Texas is cleaning up after a tornado hit there on Monday night. The twister tore through the town of Blanket in Brown County, just west of the Comanche County line.
A West Texas police officer has quit after being arrested in Fort Worth on charges of public intoxication and firing a gun in a public place.
Residents, churches and businesses are opening their doors to those left homeless by the explosion in McLennan County, at the West Fertilizer plant.
Survivors of last year’s deadly West Texas train collision who are suing Union Pacific Co. say the railroad should not be able to claim that Midland and Midland County are responsible.
A federal grand jury in West Texas has indicted a 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama during his inauguration.
Authorities say DNA evidence has tied a 48-year-old man to the 1983 cold case killing of a businessman in North Texas.
Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.
A state trooper says one person was killed and least 17 injured in a series of accidents that occurred when a violent West Texas dust storm forced authorities to close a portion of Interstate 27 north of Lubbock.
More than two weeks after a horrific Veterans Day parade crash in Midland left four veterans dead, one of the victims will be laid to rest after passing through North Texas.