Statewide News

Ex-CIA agent unseats incumbent Dem Rep. Gallego

General election 2014 is over and the numbers are in. Despite an attempt by Democrats to turn the lonestar state blue, it will remain red.

Denton bans fracking, but challenges almost certain


Gallego out while Cornyn cruises to victory


Map: Comparing the 2010 and 2014 Governor's Races


Patrick wins big in bid for Lieutenant Governor

Republican state Sen. Dan Patrick cruised to a landslide victory Tuesday night in the race for lieutenant governor, defeating Democratic state Sen.

Greg Abbott elected Governor of Texas

After 16 months of crisscrossing the state, speaking with thousands of supporters at hundreds of events held in every corner of Texas, Governor-elect Greg Abbott tonight declared victory after a long, hard-fought campaign against Sen.

Texas election results - November 2014

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Perry announces Ebola monitoring recommendations


Beyond Wins and Losses, What to Watch Tuesday

Republicans appear poised to maintain their grip on every statewide office in Texas for a 16th straight year, yet Tuesday’s election results will yield information beyond winners and losers.

As Campaigns Conclude, It's Up to the Voters Now

If Texas Democrats win a statewide race Tuesday night, it'll be an upset.

Lawyers Seek New Exam for Death Row Client

A schizophrenic Texas death row inmate set for execution in December hasn't been evaluated in nearly seven years, and his mental state may not allow him to be legally put to death, his attorneys argued in an emergency court motion filed Mon

SpaceShipTwo disaster: 'Feathering' problems revealed

(CNN) -- It could take a year to figure out what caused the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo to disintegrate in the sky, killing one co-pilot and raising questions about the future of commercial space flight.

Deer season underway in Texas

Well within the memory of many Texas Baby Boomers, some Hill Country schools used to give students a holiday on the first day of deer season.

Battleground misfires on turnout memo


Jail closed after investigation reveals pills for sex trade

The Sierra County Detention Center in Truth or Consequences is shut down indefinitely. The decision to close the controversial facility comes after several months of controversy.