Texas News | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:36 PM CDT

Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court Loss

Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court Loss

Planned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:33 PM CDT

Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air Emissions

Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air Emissions

An environmental group is attempting to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten Texas air pollution control permits that it says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions, according to...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:09 PM CDT

Top 'Trump' Google Searches Reveal Curiosities of Texans

Top 'Trump' Google Searches Reveal Curiosities of Texans

Americans have a lot of questions about President Donald Trump, who has just completed his first six months in office. It turns out only a small selection of people want to know about Russia, while an interest...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:11 AM CDT

Texas Judge Resolves Citizenship Controversy

Texas Judge Resolves Citizenship Controversy

A South Texas judge who was removed from the bench because she wasn't a U.S. citizen has been reinstated.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:43 AM CDT

Texas Senate OKs Agency Oversight Bill in Late-Night Session

Texas Senate OKs Agency Oversight Bill in Late-Night Session

The Texas Senate approves bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 04:48 PM CDT

Judge Orders Texas to Lower Temperature in Sweltering Prison

Judge Orders Texas to Lower Temperature in Sweltering Prison

A federal judge has given state prison officials 15 days to come up with a plan to lower the temperature to 88 degrees (31.11 Celsius) inside a Southeast Texas prison where attorneys for inmates say the...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 03:13 PM CDT

Texas Senate Advances Bills Keeping Agencies Operating

Texas Senate Advances Bills Keeping Agencies Operating

The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 02:21 PM CDT

New Court Space in Lubbock County Better Serves Juveniles

New Court Space in Lubbock County Better Serves Juveniles

A redheaded teenager stood in her Lubbock County-issued orange jumpsuit one Friday afternoon in late June and promised the judge sitting in front of her she would stay out of trouble if she were allowed to live...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 01:27 PM CDT

Parents Hope Texas Teen's Last Test Will Spread Awareness

Parents Hope Texas Teen's Last Test Will Spread Awareness

The parents of a Texas teen who died after she was accidentally electrocuted inside a bathtub are sharing one of the last photos their daughter sent before her death.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 01:15 PM CDT

East Texas County Offers Jail as Option to Hot State Prison

East Texas County Offers Jail as Option to Hot State Prison

An East Texas county is offering a shuttered former private prison that's air conditioned as a solution to a lawsuit filed by lawyers who argue inmates are being subjected to unhealthy heat at a state prison...

About
Texas is a big, big state. On this page you'll find a list of stories from other parts of Texas, outside of Dallas-Fort Worth.