Statewide News

High Court Ruling Protects Insurers from Lawsuits

 

Texans embracing snow despite frigid temps.

After the snowiest single month on record for New England, the west is receiving it's fair share of winter weather….but some Texans don't seem to mind.

Ag Commissioner Says Consumers "Screwed"

Texas consumers are “getting screwed” by unscrupulous businesses — everything from gas stations to pawn shops — because the cash-strapped Department of Agriculture has not been able to perform many of its basic regulatory functions, according to n

Texans Split on In-State Tuition for Immigrants

In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants continues to split Texas voters on decidedly partisan lines, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

To conservatives, Cruz touts fights with own party

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Delivering his presidential pitch Thursday to one of the largest annual conservative gatherings, U.S. Sen.

Billy the Kid's Wild West New Mexico hideout for sale

A historical home with a Billy the Kid connection is on the market in Lincoln, New Mexico. It was once owned by Billy the Kid's girlfriend.

Racing commission still at risk of being cut off

 

Lawmakers Push "Right to Try" Experimental Drugs

It’s kind of like Dallas Buyers Club: A group of sick Texans is seeking to gain access to experimental drugs — only this time, a flurry of s

Lawmakers Want Property Tax Cut That Folks Notice

Nine years ago, Texas lawmakers cut school property taxes across the state. "This is a tax cut Texans can take to the bank and count on in the years to come," Gov.

Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

A jury has found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of capital murder in the deaths of two men, including Chris Kyle, the author of the bestselling book "American Sniper." He was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of

Abbott, Senate leaders tout road funding plans

The day before Texas lawmakers begin considering a major transportation bill, state leaders made a concerted push for the measure as part of a larger effort to boost much-needed highway funding.

Texas Senate leaders propose $4.6 billion in tax breaks

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

Fort Hood soldier fatally shoots 3, kills self

A Fort Hood soldier killed two neighbors before fatally shooting his wife and then himself in an off-post domestic dispute, police said.

Texas A&M Corps of Cadets selects first woman Commander

 

Officers shoot, kill Dallas fugitive suspected of sexual contact with child

UPDATE: New Mexico State Police have identified the man who was killed by officers after an hours-long standoff near Ruidoso early Saturday morning as Jason Concrief Carter, 21, from Dallas, Texas.