DETROIT (AP) — Home security camera footage shows that the owner of a Tesla got into the driver's seat of the car shortly before a deadly crash in suburban Houston, according to a government report Monday.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Western Midstream Partners, LP (WES) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $181.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities on Monday were searching for a Texas man whose tiger was found wandering around a residential area in Houston and who was out on bond on a murder charge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said Monday it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of the week as the FBI and administration officials identified the culprits as a gang of criminal hackers.
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — Officers in a Dallas suburb fatally shot a man who was firing a gun in a home Monday, hours after he was released from a hospital where his mental health had been evaluated, a police chief said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Western Life Insurance Co. (NWLI) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $60.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Don Huffines, a former state senator from Dallas who has sharply criticized Texas' handling of the pandemic, said Monday he will challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — After she was picked as commencement speaker for fellow 2020 graduates at Otterbein University, Katie Exline considered focusing her speech on perspective. By the time she finally got to deliver it in front of them this month, they already had some of that.
NEW YORK (AP) — The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday.
KELLER, Texas (AP) — A former North Texas police officer has been indicted for his role in arresting and pepper spraying a man after he filmed his son’s encounter with police.
KATY, Texas (AP) — A Texas man is facing a murder charge after authorities allege he killed his mother when he drove into a group of people who had been fighting in the parking lot of a suburban Houston restaurant, according to authorities.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others— mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers— lamenting the industrialization o…
HOUSTON (AP) — George Floyd’s brother and nephew expressed gratitude Saturday after a federal grand jury indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in his death.
In 2020, election officials tried to make voting easier and safer amid a global pandemic. Next time, they might get fined or face criminal charges.
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas on Friday released video of officers’ fatally shooting a domestic violence suspect, showing him charging at officers with a club and box cutter and shouting, “Shoot! Shoot!”
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The staff of New Mexico’s Public Regulation Commission is calling for a hearing on a proposed merger between the state’s largest electric utility and a U.S. subsidiary of global energy giant Iberdrola.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A top political aide to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller was arrested and released from jail Friday after allegations that he stole money from investors looking to join the state’s new hemp industry.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Dallas man has been arrested on a charge of smuggling migrants after more than three dozen people were found in and around a big rig that was stopped in San Antonio, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Anger over Texas’ power grid failing in the face of a record winter freeze mounted Tuesday as millions of residents in the energy capital of the U.S. remained shivering with no assurances that their electricity and heat — out for 24 hours or longer in many homes — would return soon or stay o…
Not far outside of Longview near Diana in Harrison County stands the second tallest white oak tree in the state, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.
United States Attorney Stephen J. Cox has announced that he will step down from his post as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX). The resignation was effective Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Now that the Harrison County Republican Party has unanimously passed a resolution supporting the legislative priorities adopted by the Republican Party of Texas, the local party is counting on local legislators to wholeheartedly champion those goals.
A balanced budget, redistricting and rural broadband are the three main priorities for House District 9 State Rep. Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) as he prepares for the upcoming legislative session.
With less than three weeks until the Texas Legislature meets, uncertainty is lingering as state leaders have yet to flesh out their agendas and lawmakers scramble to figure out how to safely convene during the coronavirus pandemic.
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $204 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of December as the state continues to respond to the COVI…
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made an initial allotment of over 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the State of Texas for the month of December. These vaccines, which should begin arriving in Texas the w…
On June 26, Texas was reporting 5,102 people had been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, breaking a new record for the state. The positivity rate — the portion of tests that come back positive — had hovered above Gov. Greg Abbott’s “warning flag” level of 10 percent for more than a week.
The last of the seven top aides who accused Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton of criminal violations has resigned from the agency.
Ahead of January’s legislative session, East Texas superintendents are voicing concerns to lawmakers about keeping previously granted House Bill 3 funding as well as state accountability ratings.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday afternoon that county officials may begin working with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to allow bars to operate with in-person service.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
James Ho, a Texan who serves on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is also on the list of 20 potential justices.
Gov. Greg Abbott stressed Tuesday that only local school boards, not local governments, have the power to decide how to open schools this fall during the coronavirus pandemic.
For the first time in months, Texas’ sales tax revenue increased when compared with the same period last year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar said Monday.
Accurate and up-to-date coronavirus data is critical — not just for informing the officials making policy, but for parents trying to decide whether to send their kids to day care and business owners wondering whether to reopen their stores.
In a statement Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott said local health authorities can shut down schools if there’s evidence of an outbreak after students have already returned to campus — but cannot shut them down weeks before schools open.
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday.
AUSTIN — United Ways across Texas and the state organization, United Ways of Texas, have launched a statewide survey to assess the economic impact the COVID19 crisis has had on Texas families. All Texas families are invited to complete the United Way Texas COVID19 survey here: https://www.su…
Harrison County GOP Chair Lee Lester found himself in the nationwide spotlight Friday after sharing a controversial post regarding the death of George Floyd on Facebook.
There is nothing more painful for a parent than being unable to help their child in a time of need. Ecaurio Pérez does not see himself as an activist. He is just a father who is hurting, whose daughter needs help and knows that countless other families do too.
Norris Powell’s last days in prison were some of the most harrowing he had seen in almost a decade behind bars. He was just weeks away from release when the coronavirus was first reported in Texas prisons.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that all public and private schools in the state will remained closed for the rest of the academic year.
Kari’s Law is now “the law of the land,” having gone into effect recently, two years after President Donald Trump penned his signature, requiring businesses to enable direct-dial access to 911.
Texas voters didn’t like the way the impeachment process was handled, and they pass the blame around, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to report that 27 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program — including 14 convicted sex offenders — were arrested in 2019 by DPS and other agencies. Additionally, $40,500 in reward money was paid for anonymous tips that …
AUSTIN — The Office of the Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force (SASTF) today held its inaugural meeting at the Texas State Capitol. The meeting included discussions on the structure and vision for the task force, and served as a kick-off for phase one of the task force—which will…
AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Nov. 25 announced the transfer of $3.33 billion into the State Highway Fund and into the Economic Stabilization Fund, known as the Rainy Day Fund.
State Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, was recently recognized as Legislator of the Year by the Rural Jobs Coalition for championing legislation that supports small businesses in rural communities and opportunity zones throughout Texas.
Needed infrastructure and trade agreements likely won’t happen as long as Democrats press for impeaching President Donald Trump, Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Tyler said Friday.
AUSTIN — State budget writers likely will have more funds to meet the needs of Texas in the near term, based on information released Oct. 10 by the comptroller’s office.
Appointees of Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov Dan Patrick raised a record-setting $5.3 million for the 2019 inaugural festivities, two days’ worth of VIP events that included a ball with country crooner George Strait and a candlelight dinner with the state’s top elected officials.
State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, returned to his Harrison County roots last week and addressed an audience at the Harrison County NAACP while on the campaign trail in his run for Sen. John Cornyn’s seat.
AUSTIN — A plan is afoot for large-scale, regional projects to improve the state’s resilience to hurricanes and other natural disasters, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Oct. 4.
AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs invited eligible Texans to celebrate and participate in National Voter Registration Day — the fourth Tuesday in September — by ensuring they are registered to vote before the Oct. 7 registration deadline.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 19 declared a state of disaster in counties impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda, which first hit the upper Texas Gulf Coast on Sept. 15.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 12 released the Texas Safety Action Report, a document that details what Texas and Texans are doing to prevent mass shootings.
AUSTIN — Whether you’re in need of notebooks, rulers or running shoes, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and other items during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.