Statewide News

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer. Barra announced Sunday that GM will roll out a vehicle with a semi-auto pilot mode in "about two years."

"3-Strikes" plan spurs nursing home regulation debate

 

Perry to Meet With Bullet Train Operator in Japan

During a trip to Asia next week, Gov. Rick Perry will meet with the president of a bullet train operator involved in an effort to develop a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, his office confirmed Friday.

Davis memoir discusses adversity of childhood, career

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DEA changes restrictions on Hydrocodone

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that hydrocodone combination products have been moved from the classification of a Schedule III drug to the more-restrictive Schedule II drug, effective on Oct. 6, 2014.

Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington resigns

Rangers President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jon Daniels issued the following statement concerning the resignation of Ron Washington:

Democratic lawmakers ask for more mobile Voter ID units

Texas Senate Democrats want Secretary of State Nandita Berry to work on making more mobile voter ID units available between now and November to ease fears that many eligible voters don't have the photo IDs the law require

Texas bus driver abandons kids

Two 7-year-old girls found themselves lost in a strange neighborhood after they were put on the wrong bus at school. The girls, Kacy and Saira, are in the second grade at Campbell Elementary in Greatwood, Texas.

Analysis: For voters, a few discouraging words

Just when the campaigns begin imploring us to vote, we see reports about elections and election laws gone haywire.

For Van de Putte, questions about private, public Work

As a practicing pharmacist and former board director of the Texas Pharmacy Association, state Sen.

Mexican shrimping fleet leaves Brownsville after Tropical Storm Dolly passes

The Port of Brownsville returns to normal operations Thursday, after the departure of two Mexican shrimp fleets that sought safe harbor ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly.

Texas woman believed son possessed by devil, tried to 'cleanse' him

A San Antonio woman and her boyfriend were indicted on sexual assault and injury to a child charges after police found the woman's 6-year-old son unresponsive in her bathroom.

Chevrolet announces 2015 Chevrolet Silverado UT Special Edition

Thursday Chevrolet announced a special-edition University of Texas Longhorns Silverado.

Farmers ask officials to stop rail yard

Rows of cotton that have been picked by the same family for generations sit in the shadow of a railroad track in Mumford, a small farming community about 22 miles northeast of College Station in the Brazos River Valley.