Failed Pumps Leave Small Texas Town Without WaterThe mayor of a small Central Texas town says the city will be without water for up to three days after two water pumps failed.
Plano Man's Killer Receives Life Without ParoleChristopher James Holder, 31, has received a life sentence without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder.
Harris County Reaches $400K Settlement With Ex-InmateA mentally ill inmate left unattended for weeks in his filthy Harris County jail cell will receive a $400,000 settlemen
Texas Senate OKs Wrongful Conviction Exoneration CommissionThe Texas Senate has approved a bill establishing an 11-member commission that will examine wrongful convictions.
Landmark Dallas Tree Cut Down By MistakeThe 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.
Bush Makes Surprise Visit To Sept. 11 MuseumFormer President George W. Bush made a surprise visit to the Sept. 11 museum in New York City over the weekend.
More Than $1.7B Meant For Texas Highway ProjectsMore 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.
Appeal Denied In Ex-Texas Tech Coach's LawsuitAn appeal by ex-Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach in a lawsuit he had filed over his firing has been denied.
Environmental Violations At DuPont PlantRecords 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.
San Antonio Gang Member Faces ExecutionA 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 Supreme Court To Get School Finance AppealTexas 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.
U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In TexasThe 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.
OSHA Orders BNSF To Reinstate 2 Workers, Back Pay 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.
Suggestions Offered After 2 Texas Firefighters DieA 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.
UK Scientists Slam Flu Drug In Ongoing DebateBritish scientists say there isn't enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.