Starving Great Dane found in Millsap

Parker County Sheriff’s Office / Courtesy

A Parker County resident found a dog that was malnourished in what the sheriff described as “starvation in its worst form.”

EPA: Coal plants should spend $2B to cut emissions

Federal regulators said Monday that the largest coal-fired power plants in Texas should invest more than $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, but the state's coal regulator said the plan would increase costs for consumers while doing little for the environment.

Texas’ challenge to immigration order in the works

Texas Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott says he’s proceeding with legal action to stop President Obama’s executive order on immigration, but says it may be a couple of weeks before a lawsuit is ready.

Sheriff: 5 children missing in Texas house fire

Officials say five children are missing after the roof of a South Texas mobile home partially collapsed in a fire, making rescue attempts impossible.

Lawmaker spoke to grand jury after making TRWD complaint

A state representative says he testified to Henderson County a grand jury after bringing a complaint against the Tarrant Regional Water District, which is building a pipeline to bring water from East Texas to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Clemency sought for schizophrenic man set for execution

Texas is on track for an 18-year low in executions, likely because the option of life without parole was added in 2005.

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.