Statewide News

DPS increases Spring Break DWI enforcement

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 22, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas.

In Texas funding fight, cancer care could be collateral damage

  Kathleen Riley has had 14 rounds of chemotherapy and seven surgeries since she first found a lump in one of her breasts in April.

Texas job growth continues, unemployment falls to 4.4% in January

The Texas job market began 2015 with continued positive momentum in job growth as seen in 2014. The state added 20,100 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in January for a total increase of 392,900 jobs over the year.

Countdown to Opening Day: Rangers' minor league affiliates

A career in major league baseball doesn't typically begin in the big leagues, it begins in the minor leagues.

Race "wide open" As Texas republicans weigh new chair

 

Funding for More DPS Border Officers Gets Tentative OK

 

Et tu, Rick? Perry has own private email trail

 

Buddy Holly plane crash may be re-examined

It's the day the music died.

Rising Local Debt Draws Attention of Legislature

While state coffers are so flush with cash that Texas lawmakers might leave billions unspent this year, local governments are continuing to borrow heavily to provide services in a fast-growing state.

Et tu, Rick? Perry has own private email trail

 

Senate approves funneling car sales tax to highways

Two measures that would take some of the money raised from sales taxes on cars and dedicate it to building and fixing state highways passed the Texas Senate on Wednesday.

Texas Among States Facing "Raise the Age" Debate

  If you’re 17 years old and arrested for a crime, where you go depends mostly on what state you happen to live in.

UT Regents still eyeing President candidates

  Editor's note: This story has been updated to include official comment.

Accused Mexico Zetas leader captured

Mexican authorities have captured alleged drug trafficker Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing