Statewide News

Romo has back contusion after loss on Monday night

The Dallas Cowboys lost at home in OT Monday night to their arch rival Washington, 20-17.

McCoy leads Washington to win vs Dallas

Former Texas Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy did not have much success in the NFL while in Cleveland, and it was thought he would languish behind Robert Griffin III in Washington...

Oil price tremors not rattling Texas. Yet.

With crude oil prices nose diving in recent months, unsettling fears of idled rigs and plummeting profits have begun creeping through companies and countries whose livelihoods are tied to oil production.

TxDOT Ends Program That Converts Paved Roads to Gravel

The Texas Department of Transportation has ended its controversial program aimed at converting some badly damaged paved roads to gravel, more than a year after the launch of the initiative drew national attention to the agency's budget trou

Patient at Houston area Urgent Care with Ebola symptoms

A health facility in Texas is placed under quarantine, due to a potential Ebola scare. Officials at Intermediate Medical Care, in League City, said they treated a patient who was showing Ebola-like symptoms.

PETA asks Texas A&M to change tradition

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Texas A&M to change one of its long standing traditions.

Texas takes last pass at Social Studies textbooks

Two hours into a meeting called to parse revisions to new social studies textbooks for Texas schoolchildren — and a month before the deadline for final approval — the

Amobi O.K.: Year after coma, Okoye back on practice field

"Fight" and "One Day At A Time" — the phrases have been the motto for the Dallas Cowboys these season.

Analysis: A missing piece in the voter ID debate


Texas man with HIV charged with rape

A Houston, Texas man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV.

Nina Pham to be released from hospital, Ebola-free

Dallas nurse Nina Pham has been declared free of the Ebola virus, the National Institutes of Health said Friday. The NIH says it will conduct a media briefing at 11:30 a.m.

Inspirational Texas teen battling cancer passes away

A 17-year-old east Texas teen who gained national recognition through her public battle with cancer passed away overnight, just days after her high school held a special graduation ceremony for her.

UT/TT Poll: Abbott holds commanding lead over Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has a 16-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the closing days of this year’s gene

Who is Indiana serial killer suspect Darren Deon Vann?

Darren Deon Vann was no stranger to police.

Football coach reinstated after controversial 'watermelon ritual'

UPDATE: High school football coach Bud Walpole was offered his job back, effective Thursday, CNN affiliate WCBD reported.