A Parker County resident found a dog that was malnourished in what the sheriff described as “starvation in its worst form.”
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 Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott says hes proceeding with legal action to stop President Obamas executive order on immigration, but says it may be a couple of weeks before a lawsuit is ready.
Officials say five children are missing after the roof of a South Texas mobile home partially collapsed in a fire, making rescue attempts impossible.
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.
Texas is on track for an 18-year low in executions, likely because the option of life without parole was added in 2005.
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.