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At UT-Austin, brains aren't all that's scattered

The puns ranged from predictable to painful when word spread that the University of Texas at Austin lost track of about 100 brains. Imagine the reaction when folks learn that the school has also misplaced at least two heads.

New Mexico missle silo for sale

It might be the safest home for sale in all of New Mexico. "I say come out and look, make an offer, and you can have your underground castle right away," said realtor Jim Moore.

CCA Offers Guidance to Courts Trying Teens as Adults

A Houston teen sentenced to 30 years in prison should not have been tried as an adult, the state's highest criminal court ruled Wednesday in a decision calling for greater judicial scrutiny before young defendants are transferred into the a

State sued for "stifling the Texas Craft Beer Renaissance"

 

Bid to Consolidate Texas Health Agencies Moves Forward

 

New lawmakers — and the dearly and nearly departed

 

Texas loses bid for federal pre-K funding

  *Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Schwertner Files Bill Targeting Tuition Deregulation

Tuition and fees at the state's public colleges and universities would be capped at their current levels and only be permitted to grow at the rate of inflation under a bill filed Tuesday by state Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown.

Texas 'satanic' murder trial begins

Opening statements began Monday in the trial of a Texas teenager accused of brutally killing a 15-year-old girl in a brutal satanic ritual.

Texas Judge's dashcam video surfaces

A video released this week showing a Texas judge taking a field sobriety test raises questions about why her case was dismissed.

Amber Alert issued for Houston infant after mother found in fridge

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 11-month-old after the body of the child's mother was found stuffed inside a refrigerator inside their Houston, Texas apartment.

Abbott plans to add $4 billion to road funding

 

Abbott says education will be top policy priority

 

Parade of open-carry bills exposes divide in ranks

  As momentum grows behind a push to let Texans carry handguns openly, the biggest fight may be among Second Amendment advocates themselves.