Austin and other Central Texas cities are using about 20 percent less water from the Colorado River despite the region's explosive population growth.
Cracks on a cliff overlooking a popular Central Texas lake are prompting safety concerns.
A Houston-area woman is hospitalized in fair condition after a motorist she had honked her horn at shot her in the head in Houston's northern suburbs, officials said.
A former Houston police officer has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for helping drug dealers while he was an officer.
Nina Davis scored 17 points and Baylor won at home again in the NCAA Tournament, advancing with a 77-36 first-round victory over Northwestern State on Friday.
Houston police say a woman whose son was charged with aggravated assault in his prom date's death has been arrested on drug and alcohol charges in the case.
The nation's oldest female military veteran is dead. She was 108.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. tumbled by 56 this week to 1,069 amid slumping oil prices.
Houston police are investigating a fatal shooting where the victim was allegedly shot by a man playing with a gun.
After a Central Texas animal control officer was bitten by a rabid skunk last week, police are asking anyone who believes they may have come into contact with the animal to call them.