The strength of the Texas economy combined with a growing labor force contributed to a 5.5 percent March unemployment rate, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
A historic Roman Catholic church in Galveston closed since Hurricane Ike damaged it in 2008 reopens this weekend.
Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the UT campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.
State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.
A fired South Texas sheriff's commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.