Abbott writes federal agency about its plans for land in Texas

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The ownership of 90,000 acres of land in Texas along the Red River is in dispute.

Perry offered to restore vetoed funds if Travis DA quit, sources say

Even after Gov. Rick Perry stripped funding for the office that prosecutes state public corruption cases, his emissaries worked to swap the resignation of the Travis County district attorney for restoration of the money, several sources told The Texas Tribune this week.

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.

Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast

The Texas fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people a year ago could have been prevented — and agencies at all levels haven't done enough to change the circumstances that led to the catastrophe, federal officials said Tuesday.

Humane Society saving pony, foal burned near Alvarado

Bella and her foal have responded well to around-the-clock care, but the Humane Society of North Texas is trying to raise $4,000 to pay for more treatments.

Animals seized in Cleburne adopted or recovering well

Most of the horses seized in February from property in Johnson County are healthy now and have been adopted by new owners. Four are still being rehabilitated near Decatur.

Wichita Falls looks for other sources of water

While waiting to see if the state will approve its use of recycled toilet water, Wichita Falls contemplates its next move.