A 28-year-old Kentucky trucker is sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for trying to transport prostitutes he planned to pick up in Texas.
Authorities took a man into custody after a shooting at Texas Southern University that left another man injured.
Texas' comptroller is seeking an opinion from the state attorney general on how to proceed after officials questioned the constitutionality of some of Gov. Gregg Abbott's line-item budget vetoes.
Schedule for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Aug. 28-Sept. 1.
Texas health officials say they will still implement a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments for therapy services -- surprising opponents who thought they walked out of a courtroom with a victory.
A fourth soldier from Fort Hood has pleaded guilty to using her U.S. Army identification or military gear to help transport immigrants.
A vote by the Texas Racing Commission to keep a rule allowing a new form of electronic gambling at tracks sets up a fight with some state lawmakers, who must soon approve funding for the agency.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle and Lieutenant Colonel Ed Dyess Wednesday.
Investigators say a driver has been charged in a tire-iron attack that left a Houston-area man dead and his father hurt in a traffic argument.
A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition in a hospital after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston.