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Join The Texas Tribune this Spring Member Drive - The Texas Tribune

Join The Texas Tribune this Spring Member Drive  The Texas Tribune

It's our mission to create a more engaged and informed Texas. Is that not a cause worthy of your support?

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:00 am


East Texas Town Reflects On James Byrd Jr.'s Dragging Death Ahead Of Last Execution - KERA News

East Texas Town Reflects On James Byrd Jr.'s Dragging Death Ahead Of Last Execution  KERA News

A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Another day of severe weather across Texas - CNN

Another day of severe weather across Texas  CNN

Severe weather continues for parts of Texas where flash flooding is a possibility for areas around the Dallas metro for the next 48 hours.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:31 am


Sparse Treatment Options Complicate Cancer Care For Immigrants In South Texas - Kaiser Health News

Sparse Treatment Options Complicate Cancer Care For Immigrants In South Texas  Kaiser Health News

When an undocumented immigrant in a Texas border county gets a cancer diagnosis, it can be a death sentence because of a lack of public hospitals.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Does Texas really need a $500m cricket stadium? - The Guardian

Does Texas really need a $500m cricket stadium?  The Guardian

The Lone Star state – like much of America – has a growing south Asian population. Some see enough interest to justify massive investment.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Texas killer dies, leaving questions about 11 slayings - KSAT 12

Texas killer dies, leaving questions about 11 slayings  KSAT 12

NAVASOTA, Texas - A convicted murderer serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of 11 ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:59 am


Study: Sea level rise causes Texas coastal homeowners to lose millions in potential property value - Houston Chronicle

Study: Sea level rise causes Texas coastal homeowners to lose millions in potential property value  Houston Chronicle

Sea level rise has cost Texas homeowners $76.4 million in potential property value, with Galveston hit the hardest, a new study released Tuesday found.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:05 am


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire - KTRK-TV

$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire  KTRK-TV

CHECK PURSES, POCKETS AND DRAWERS! The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:30 am


Data show that out-of-state newcomers to Texas are fueling urbanization - Dallas News

Data show that out-of-state newcomers to Texas are fueling urbanization  Dallas News

To the outsider, analyzing domestic migration into Texas might seem like a droll intellectual pursuit. But the numbers reveal a new way of looking at our state, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Official updates on Texas plane crash that killed 6 - CNN

Official updates on Texas plane crash that killed 6  CNN

Six people are dead after a twin-engine plane crashed in Texas near Kerrville Municipal Airport, about 65 miles northwest of San Antonio.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:46 am


Thousands attend Texas A&M Muster to remember Aggies who have died in last year - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Thousands attend Texas A&M Muster to remember Aggies who have died in last year  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Joining at least 300 groups of Aggies worldwide, thousands of former and current students filled both levels of Reed Arena Monday night for the somber Aggie ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:01 am


Solitary confinement hard to escape for Texas inmates with mental illness - The Texas Tribune

Solitary confinement hard to escape for Texas inmates with mental illness  The Texas Tribune

Prisoners who volunteered for a mental health diversion program say promises of therapy and time out of their cells weren't fulfilled. And Texas prison officials ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:01 am


This small-town festival offers up a bale of Texas history - Austin American-Statesman

This small-town festival offers up a bale of Texas history  Austin American-Statesman

Pick any one of the nearly 1000 Texas towns and odds are you'll pick a small town with a festival folks are right proud of. Fests for peanuts, peaches, pecans, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:42 am


Texas couple get 7 years each for enslaving Guinean girl - Montreal Gazette

Texas couple get 7 years each for enslaving Guinean girl  Montreal Gazette

FORT WORTH, Texas — A suburban Fort Worth couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:08 am


Texas removes thousands of children from Medicaid each month due to red tape, records show - Waco Tribune-Herald

Texas removes thousands of children from Medicaid each month due to red tape, records show  Waco Tribune-Herald

Katherine Edmundson didn't know her 7-year-old son was off Medicaid until she took him to the dentist for his annual cleaning in February. An employee at the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:30 am


Missing Harrison County man found dead on Texas/Louisiana line - Marshall News Messenger

Missing Harrison County man found dead on Texas/Louisiana line  Marshall News Messenger

A missing Harrison County man was found dead Saturday after dozens of East Texas families, including the man's family members, spent days searching.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:30 am


Six dead after small plane crash in Texas - Idaho Statesman

Six dead after small plane crash in Texas  Idaho Statesman

All six people aboard a small plane died April 22, 2019, when it crashed while preparing to land in Kerrville, Texas.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:20 am


Why Texas baseball is cratering in David Pierce’s third season - Burnt Orange Nation

Why Texas baseball is cratering in David Pierce’s third season  Burnt Orange Nation

Last season, the star power of Kody Clemens helped carry the Texas Longhorns on an improbable run to the College World Series that was ended quickly and ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:09 am


Texas Mayors warn of legislative assault - Austin American-Statesman

Texas Mayors warn of legislative assault  Austin American-Statesman

Decrying proposals that would restrict the ability of cities to prevent some trees from being felled on private property, regulate payday lenders and strip clubs, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:50 pm


$10K Grant Helps Provide New Home for Texas Military Family - Associated Press

$10K Grant Helps Provide New Home for Texas Military Family  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:50 pm


Texas man to be executed for dragging man to death with truck - WEAR

Texas man to be executed for dragging man to death with truck  WEAR

A Texas man is scheduled to be executed after he tied a man to his vehicle and drugged him to death in the streets. According to the Texas Board of Pardons ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:41 pm


What's the state of bees in Texas? - KXAN.com

What's the state of bees in Texas?  KXAN.com

The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:35 pm


The murky legalities of hemp products in Texas - KPRC Click2Houston

The murky legalities of hemp products in Texas  KPRC Click2Houston

If you're confused about the legalities surrounding CBD products, don't feel bad.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:07 pm


Texas Public Utility Commission Briefs: April 18, 2019 - RTO Insider

Texas Public Utility Commission Briefs: April 18, 2019  RTO Insider

The Texas Public Utility Commission last week held off on giving its final blessing to $1.37 billion worth of transactions involving Oncor, Sharyland Utilities and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:03 pm


Texas Curriculum Doesn’t Leave Much Room For Climate Change - Houston Public Media

Texas Curriculum Doesn’t Leave Much Room For Climate Change  Houston Public Media

A poll found that, nationwide, 86 percent of teachers say schools should teach climate change.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:29 pm


RC Slocum talks about being hired as Interim Athletic Director for Texas A&M - KBTX

RC Slocum talks about being hired as Interim Athletic Director for Texas A&M  KBTX

R.C. Slocum visited with News 3's Rusty Surette about what's next for Texas A&M Athletics, and his long history with the university.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:08 pm


Man accused of dragging Nebraska deputy arrested in Texas - Lincoln Journal Star

Man accused of dragging Nebraska deputy arrested in Texas  Lincoln Journal Star

GRAND ISLAND — A driver accused of dragging a Nebraska sheriff's deputy as the deputy tried to stop the man's car has been arrested in Texas.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:00 pm


Border Patrol says apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley have already surpassed all of 2018 - The Texas Tribune

Border Patrol says apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley have already surpassed all of 2018  The Texas Tribune

Less than seven months into the fiscal year, the Rio Grande Vally sector has apprehended more than 164,000 migrants. by Julián Aguilar April 22, 2019 12 ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:46 pm


Texas colleges and universities can help solve environmental challenges [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle

Texas colleges and universities can help solve environmental challenges [Opinion]  Houston Chronicle

The burden of dealing with extreme weather events and the pressures of rapidly growing cities often falls to city and county governments. And they need help.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:15 pm


Lanes reopen on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash - KHOU.com

Lanes reopen on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash  KHOU.com

TEXAS CITY, Texas — All lanes are back open on the Gulf Freeway near Hughes Road after a mutli-vehicle crash. The Texas City Police Department said there ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:04 pm


George P. Bush: Updated building codes will make Texas more resilient [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle

George P. Bush: Updated building codes will make Texas more resilient [Opinion]  Houston Chronicle

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes construction. From the towering high-rises going up in our cities to the growth of residential housing across the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:00 pm


Breaking down 2019 Texas football: Linebacker - Houston Chronicle

Breaking down 2019 Texas football: Linebacker  Houston Chronicle

The seventh in a position-by-position series looking at the 2019 Texas Longhorns.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:47 pm


Recap of 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston, TX - All Together - Society of Women Engineers

Recap of 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston, TX - All Together  Society of Women Engineers

This past weekend, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) jetted down to Houston, Texas for weekend one of the 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:37 pm


Officers responding to call find 4 bodies inside Texas home - KGBT-TV

Officers responding to call find 4 bodies inside Texas home  KGBT-TV

Police in Texas say officers who responded to a phone call from a home have found four bodies inside the residence in what authorities are describing as “an ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:16 pm


Inhofe no longer concerned about border troop readiness after Texas tour - Washington Examiner

Inhofe no longer concerned about border troop readiness after Texas tour  Washington Examiner

Jim Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Monday he is no longer concerned that troops stationed at the border are missing out on ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:02 pm


Texas Instruments To Add 500 Jobs In The Metroplex - Texas Standard

Texas Instruments To Add 500 Jobs In The Metroplex  Texas Standard

TI, a company with a long history in both tech and Texas, will receive more than $5 million from the state if it hits job creation goals at its new factory in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:54 pm


11 mind-blowing facts about Texas' economy - Business Insider

11 mind-blowing facts about Texas' economy  Business Insider

Texas is experiencing a booming economy, with rapid advancements in many sectors not traditionally associated with the Lone Star State.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:15 pm


Small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, kills 6 - UPI News

Small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, kills 6  UPI News

A small plane crashed near San Antonio on Monday, killing all six people aboard, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:44 pm


Texas A&M Muster Ceremony To Honor George H.W. And Barbara Bush - Houston Public Media

Texas A&M Muster Ceremony To Honor George H.W. And Barbara Bush  Houston Public Media

Former and current students of Texas A&M University will honor former President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush Monday night at the school's ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:39 pm


2019 NFL Draft: Texas RB Tre Watson scouting report - Burnt Orange Nation

2019 NFL Draft: Texas RB Tre Watson scouting report  Burnt Orange Nation

Tre Watson did plenty of things well for the Longhorns, but the lack of a truly elite skill may make for a long road as he pursues a professional career.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:20 pm


Texas A&M Commandant confirms Cadet died in car crash - KBTX

Texas A&M Commandant confirms Cadet died in car crash  KBTX

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) -- Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Commandant confirms the 22 year-old killed a in a car crash Saturday was a member of the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:01 pm


The ultimate guide to all former Texas high school football players predicted to go in the 2019 NFL draft - Dallas News

The ultimate guide to all former Texas high school football players predicted to go in the 2019 NFL draft  Dallas News

Texas high school football should have strong representation in the 2019 NFL draft.According to CBS Sports' complete prospect rankings, 30 former...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:55 pm


Three Texas Takeaways From The Latest Agriculture Census - Texas Standard

Three Texas Takeaways From The Latest Agriculture Census  Texas Standard

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture produces a count of all the country's farms, ranches, crops, livestock and anything else related to agriculture.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:46 pm


Search underway for missing Texas mother - KPRC Click2Houston

Search underway for missing Texas mother  KPRC Click2Houston

An intense search is underway for a missing mother in north Texas.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:32 pm


Texas cancer center ousts 3 scientists over Chinese data theft concerns - NBCNews.com

Texas cancer center ousts 3 scientists over Chinese data theft concerns  NBCNews.com

A cancer center in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as being involved in Chinese efforts to steal research.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:27 pm


Don’t Call It Tex-Mex - The New York Times

Don’t Call It Tex-Mex  The New York Times

A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:24 pm


Hard homecoming for Texas State University grad who fought ISIS in Syria - San Antonio Express-News

Hard homecoming for Texas State University grad who fought ISIS in Syria  San Antonio Express-News

Warren Stoddard, 24, spent six months training with the Kurds, then a furious six days of combat against ISIS fighters until he was wounded in a firefight.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:00 pm


Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff - KWTX

Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff  KWTX

Authorities say a 15-year-old Texas boy was seriously hurt after falling from a bluff in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:42 pm


Cancer Is Especially Dangerous for Immigrants in Texas. Here's Why - TIME

Cancer Is Especially Dangerous for Immigrants in Texas. Here's Why  TIME

McALLEN, Texas — Edgar carries a red folder bulging with paperwork, bills and medical records. Before his lung cancer diagnosis in September, he had about ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:37 pm


The Dotted Line: So far, Texas, Texas A&M are losing recruiting battle to out-of-state programs in 2020 - Hookem.com

The Dotted Line: So far, Texas, Texas A&M are losing recruiting battle to out-of-state programs in 2020  Hookem.com

If a recruiting cycle is a 12-round boxing match against the elite programs in the country, out-of-state programs are up on the scorecards as May approaches.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:03 pm


Spring Check-In: Texas - And The Valley Shook

Spring Check-In: Texas  And The Valley Shook

Burnt Orange Nation's Wescott Eberts gives us some scoop on how spring went for LSU's marquee non-conference opponent.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:16 pm


Predictable blitz packages hurt the Texas defense on third downs in 2018 - Burnt Orange Nation

Predictable blitz packages hurt the Texas defense on third downs in 2018  Burnt Orange Nation

Why did the third-down defense for the Texas Longhorns suffer so badly in 2018? During spring practice, head coach Tom Herman suggested that self-scouting ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:17 pm


Most eco-friendly building in Texas gives KPRC2 exclusive look inside - KPRC Click2Houston

Most eco-friendly building in Texas gives KPRC2 exclusive look inside  KPRC Click2Houston

It's the most eco-friendly building in Texas, and the second most eco-friendly building in the nation. You may have passed by the Treehouse Memorial City.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:11 pm


The Top 25 New Barbecue Joints in Texas! - Texas Monthly

The Top 25 New Barbecue Joints in Texas!  Texas Monthly

Our 2019 midterm report of the best new places has a global feel. But don't worry—we haven't forgotten about the brisket. Our 2019 list of the 25 best new ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:55 pm


Texas couple to name kid ‘Tiger’ after making unique Masters bet - Golf.com

Texas couple to name kid ‘Tiger’ after making unique Masters bet  Golf.com

A couple from Dallas had plenty on the line during Tiger Woods' win at last week's Masters, including the name of their future kid.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:29 pm


State of the Program: Texas has the internal drive to match or exceed the external expectations - The Athletic

State of the Program: Texas has the internal drive to match or exceed the external expectations  The Athletic

Few teams can match the way the Longhorns concluded the 2018 season, and day by day, recruit by recruit, they are working to surpass it.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:08 pm


April Texas Tornado Scars Seen From Space on Satellite - The Weather Channel

April Texas Tornado Scars Seen From Space on Satellite  The Weather Channel

New satellite images show the scars from a pair of tornadoes that hit eastern Texas during an outbreak of severe weather on April 13. The animation below ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:11 am


New storm system takes aim at Texas, Great Lakes - WLS-TV

New storm system takes aim at Texas, Great Lakes  WLS-TV

A complex storm system is moving from the Rockies into the central U.S., stretching from the Midwest into the southern Plains, threatening Texas and the Great ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:32 am


New Voting Laws Under Debate In Arizona, Texas And Tennessee Could Lower Turnout - NPR

New Voting Laws Under Debate In Arizona, Texas And Tennessee Could Lower Turnout  NPR

After high turnout in last year's midterm elections propelled Democrats to a new House majority and big gains in the states, several Republican-controlled state ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Texas A&M student dies from injuries after two-vehicle accident in College Station - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Texas A&M student dies from injuries after two-vehicle accident in College Station  Bryan-College Station Eagle

A Texas A&M history major from New Jersey has died as a result of injuries suffered in a major crash that occurred Saturday afternoon in central College Station.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Texas district attorney seeks changes in drug prosecutions - KWTX

Texas district attorney seeks changes in drug prosecutions  KWTX

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The district attorney for one of the largest counties in Texas is introducing new drug-prosecution protocols that are expected to increase the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:18 am


Fossil of new dinosaur discovered in Texas by Hillsboro paleontologist - KWTX

Fossil of new dinosaur discovered in Texas by Hillsboro paleontologist  KWTX

Andre Lujan uncovered the remains of a new dinosaur while on a dig in west Texas.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:54 am


Democrats look to maintain Texas momentum despite challenges - Houston Chronicle

Democrats look to maintain Texas momentum despite challenges  Houston Chronicle

Four years ago, Texas Democrats still were reeling from a brutal midterm cycle, while a burgeoning field of Republican presidential hopefuls began ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:31 am


A bus found in East Texas turns out to be part of Chugiak lore - Anchorage Daily News

A bus found in East Texas turns out to be part of Chugiak lore  Anchorage Daily News

Nobody can say how it got there. But though the modern magic of social media, those who remember its glory days have shared the story of where it has been.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:14 pm


Breaking down 2019 Texas A&M football: Linebacker - Houston Chronicle

Breaking down 2019 Texas A&M football: Linebacker  Houston Chronicle

Seventh in a position-by-position series looking at the 2019 Texas A&M Aggies. Today: linebacker.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:09 pm


Perfect Game to Anchor New Texas $800-Million Baseball Development - Ballpark Digest

Perfect Game to Anchor New Texas $800-Million Baseball Development  Ballpark Digest

Scouting organization Perfect Game is partnering with the city and other investors to anchor an $800-million development in Hutto, a suburb of Austin.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:20 pm


Verify: Would legalizing and taxing marijuana boost the Texas economy? - KHOU.com

Verify: Would legalizing and taxing marijuana boost the Texas economy?  KHOU.com

Last year, Colorado took in over $266 million in pot taxes, with the total taken in since 2014 hovering around $1 billion. But how much would Texas make?

Published on 21 April 2019 | 12:50 am


Texas’ history is bigger, bolder than the myths we tell ourselves about the past [Editorial] - Houston Chronicle

Texas’ history is bigger, bolder than the myths we tell ourselves about the past [Editorial]  Houston Chronicle

It's time to discuss and debate the distinction between myth and reality and examine Texas history with clear eyes.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:40 pm


'This is a war': Meet the Texas ranchers forming their own border militia - New York Post

'This is a war': Meet the Texas ranchers forming their own border militia  New York Post

The Texas Border Volunteers are a 300-strong militia helping the thinly-spread US Customs and Border Patrol agents cover more than a million acres of private ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:25 pm


Texas Cancer Center Ousts 3 Chinese Scientists Over Concerns Of Data Theft - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Texas Cancer Center Ousts 3 Chinese Scientists Over Concerns Of Data Theft  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

HOUSTON (CBDSFW.COM/AP) — Prominent cancer center MD Anderson in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:55 pm


The 'Stars and Bars' flag stays, but does Texas need a Confederate Heroes Day holiday? - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The 'Stars and Bars' flag stays, but does Texas need a Confederate Heroes Day holiday?  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Confederate national flag goes back up after a flap in Goldthwaite. But a Texas House committee may vote as soon as this week on whether the state still ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:06 pm


Man wanted in Hall County deputy attack captured in Texas - KSNB Local 4

Man wanted in Hall County deputy attack captured in Texas  KSNB Local 4

The U.S. Marshals *Service* has arrested Tristan Bush in Texas for charges in Nebraska.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:11 pm


Man embarks on mission to visit every Buc-ees in Texas - KXAN.com

Man embarks on mission to visit every Buc-ees in Texas  KXAN.com

Buc-ees has become synonymous with Texas road trips, and one super fan has made it his mission to visit all these giant rest stops in the lone star state.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 11:44 am


Texas proves that booming renewable energy doesn't bring electricity price Armageddon - Dallas News

Texas proves that booming renewable energy doesn't bring electricity price Armageddon  Dallas News

Though Texas is the second largest state in size and population, it is the largest in electricity generation. And, according to recently released data from the U.S. ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Texas killer’s death leaves unanswered questions in girls’ slayings - Houston Chronicle

Texas killer’s death leaves unanswered questions in girls’ slayings  Houston Chronicle

Self-described serial killer Edward Harold Bell died in the Texas prison Saturday, leaving unanswered questions about the unsolved murders of 11 girls he ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Texas baseball routed again by Oklahoma State - Hookem.com

Texas baseball routed again by Oklahoma State  Hookem.com

The Oklahoma State Cowboys routed the Texas baseball team for the second game in a row, topping the Longhorns 10-2 in Stillwater, Okla., on Friday night.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:40 am


Brain-eating amoeba that killed man likely came from Texas water park, tests reveal - Dallas News

Brain-eating amoeba that killed man likely came from Texas water park, tests reveal  Dallas News

A Texas water park is facing a $1 million wrongful-death lawsuit after water tests showed it likely exposed a man to the brain-eating bacteria that...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:20 pm


Parents who tortured children in Texas, California get life after hearing victims - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Parents who tortured children in Texas, California get life after hearing victims  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A California couple who once lived in Fort Worth, Texas, starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds. David and Louise Turpin were sentenced ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:17 pm


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done' - KXAN.com

Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'  KXAN.com

Just before her suspension, in March of 2018, she swam a world-record 200 IM time.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:17 pm


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard - Dallas News

Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard  Dallas News

Union Pacific is pausing construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas.The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it'll shift the money it...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:05 pm


Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What? - The Texas Observer

Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What?  The Texas Observer

From parakeets to fire ants, nilgai to tamarisk trees, invasives have integrated into the state's ecosystems — and managing them means asking hard questions.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:01 pm


Two Texas Oil Towns Among Metros With Fastest Population Growth - Bloomberg

Two Texas Oil Towns Among Metros With Fastest Population Growth  Bloomberg

Two Texas economies are reaping the benefits from the oil boom in the Permian Basin with people “voting with their feet.”

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’ had rhinos, alligators, 12 kinds of horses - EarthSky

Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’ had rhinos, alligators, 12 kinds of horses  EarthSky

A new study of fossils unearthed by Depression-era workers reveal that camels, antelopes and relatives of modern elephants and dogs were among the animals ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:09 am


Texas woman tells police ‘they’re healing crystals, not meth’ during drug bust - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Texas woman tells police ‘they’re healing crystals, not meth’ during drug bust  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

DICKINSON, Tx. -- A 43-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly told police that the meth in her purse was actually "healing crystals." According to ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:58 am


Texas leads way in population growth - Marketplace APM

Texas leads way in population growth  Marketplace APM

Strong economy and a lower cost of living are contributing to the increase in the Lone Star State.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:34 pm


Texas police union calls for Dallas DA's removal over his plan not to prosecute certain crimes - Dallas News

Texas police union calls for Dallas DA's removal over his plan not to prosecute certain crimes  Dallas News

A statewide police union, one of Texas' largest, called Wednesday for the removal of Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot, who last week...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


GOP Continues to Stonewall Efforts to Improve Voter Access in Texas - The Texas Observer

GOP Continues to Stonewall Efforts to Improve Voter Access in Texas  The Texas Observer

The “election integrity” bill that passed the Senate this week is only the latest entry into a long history of conservative-led voter suppression in Texas.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:53 pm


People in Texas come up with creative solutions to protect cars from hail - WSB Atlanta

People in Texas come up with creative solutions to protect cars from hail  WSB Atlanta

Threats of hail across parts of North Texas had residents reaching for creative solutions as large as the Lone Star State to protect their cars.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:24 pm


Texas baby born without skin in critical condition - CBS News

Texas baby born without skin in critical condition  CBS News

San Antonio — Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:22 pm


Conservative protesters hold 'Save Chick-fil-A Day' at Texas state Capitol - Fox News

Conservative protesters hold 'Save Chick-fil-A Day' at Texas state Capitol  Fox News

A group of conservative Christians in Texas are taking a stand for their favorite fast-food chain, urging lawmakers to support two bills that would prohibit the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:53 am


Damage, power outages reported after storms roll through East Texas - KLTV

Damage, power outages reported after storms roll through East Texas  KLTV

Law enforcement are responding to reports of damage after severe thunderstorms moved through East Texas overnight.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:32 am


Dallas-Fort Worth metro area saw biggest population growth in Texas in 2018 - The Texas Tribune

Dallas-Fort Worth metro area saw biggest population growth in Texas in 2018  The Texas Tribune

New population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show Texas dominated in growth, with suburban counties leading the way as the fastest growing.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:01 am


Two New Tent Cities Will Be Built in Texas to Hold Migrants - The New York Times

Two New Tent Cities Will Be Built in Texas to Hold Migrants  The New York Times

With existing facilities “beyond capacity,” the administration will spend nearly $40 million on tents to house detained migrant families and children.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:03 am


Flights canceled in East Texas, Dallas ahead of severe weather - KLTV

Flights canceled in East Texas, Dallas ahead of severe weather  KLTV

The possibility for severe weather throughout North Texas has is cancellations at Dallas airports.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:15 pm


'Dead suspect loophole' bill clears Texas House committee - KXAN.com

'Dead suspect loophole' bill clears Texas House committee  KXAN.com

A House panel voted Monday in favor of a bill aimed at increasing police transparency when suspects die in custody.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 3:55 am


Tornadoes today: Alto, Texas community hit by tornadoes looks to rebuild - CBS News

Tornadoes today: Alto, Texas community hit by tornadoes looks to rebuild  CBS News

Alto, Texas — An outbreak of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms have killed at least nine people. At least 26 tornadoes were confirmed in six states from ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 10:35 pm


2 children killed as storms lash Texas - CNN

2 children killed as storms lash Texas  CNN

Storms hammered east Texas on Saturday, with two children dying when a tree fell on a car authorities said.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Texas abortion bill would allow the death penalty for women - Vox.com

Texas abortion bill would allow the death penalty for women  Vox.com

A bill recently introduced in Texas would make it possible for women to get the death penalty for having abortions. The bill would criminalize all abortions, with ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


U.S. House Democratic campaign arm to open Austin office, boosting focus on Texas in 2020 - The Texas Tribune

U.S. House Democratic campaign arm to open Austin office, boosting focus on Texas in 2020  The Texas Tribune

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is opening an office in Austin as the committee aims to flip six U.S. House seats in Texas next year.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am








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