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Historic Governor's mansion to be tweaked for Abbott

 

Historic Governor's Mansion to Be Tweaked for Abbott

 

New Texas House Rules: Press Must Affirm They Do Not Lobby

Members of the press will continue to be allowed on the House floor in the upcoming legislative session, but they will now be required to affirm that they do not lobby, according to procedures adopted Thursday morning by the legislative panel t

Missing East Texas football coach found murdered near Terlingua

UPDATE: The third person wanted in connection to Sands' death, Charles Morrow, 30, reportedly turned himself into police in Martin County, TX, near Midland. Officials are working to extradite Morrow back to Brewster County at this time.

Faces' keyboardist Ian McLagan dead at 69

Ian McLagan, a fun-loving keyboardist who played on records by such artists as the Rolling Stones, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Springsteen and his own bands -- the Small Faces and its successor, the Faces -- died Wednesday, according to a statement

Perry Stepping Up His Presidential Game

If he opts to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry wants to ensure that his entry into the field bears little resemblance to 2011, when he jumped into the Republican presidential primaries with little preparation or forethought.

Perry Stepping Up His Presidential Game

If he opts to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry wants to ensure that his entry into the field bears little resemblance to 2011, when he jumped into the Republican presidential primaries with little preparation or forethought.

Perry to require state agencies to use E-Verify

Nearly two weeks after President Obama announced an executive order on immigration, Gov. Rick Perry announced an order of his own.

Federal Appeals Court issues stay for Panetti

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

Lower Speed Limits Coming in Drilling Areas

With accident rates soaring on some roads in the state's bustling oil fields, the Texas Department of Transportation is stepping up efforts to lower speed limits on particularly dangerous routes.

Lower speed limits coming in drilling areas

 

VIDEO: Woman stabs people at random on New Orleans sidewalk

Editor's Note: This video contains violent material which may be considered graphic in nature.  Authorities are searching for a woman who was stabbing people at random in New Orleans.

Caught on cam: Sleepy bandit

When an Austin, Texas business owner went into work this weekend he found more than he bargained for - a strange intruder. The owners are relieved he came for nothing more than a good night's sleep.

Texas Most Wanted: Violent sex offender sought by DPS

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Albuquerque Police seek mystery gunman

Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico turned up nothing Monday in their search for a heavily armed man that witnesses said was firing shots as he walked down a busy street.