Leading a 17-state charge up a steep legal hill, Attorney General and soon-to-be-Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's moves to... 6 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
The Big Conversation An execution planned for Wednesday evening is focusing attention on the use of the death penalty on those with serious mental illness. Scott Louis Panetti, 56... 18 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
Most of the human brains missing from a University of Texas collection were disposed of ... 4 hours ago | Austin American-Statesman
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Closing arguments are scheduled in the capital murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney and his wife.The... 5 hours ago | KEYE
If he opts to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry wants to ensure that his entry into the field bears little resemblance to 2011, when he jumped into the Republican... 8 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
In city council runoff elections now underway in Austin, some voters will have the chance to weigh in on a sibling rivalry, while others will be asked to choose sides in a fight... 18 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
--> A death row inmate with a history of psychiatric hospitalizations for schizophrenia, and who donned a cowboy outfit to defend himself at trial, is scheduled to be executed... 18 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
The "Beer Mile"...it's an underground sport that's been gaining traction over the last few years. You run a lap and chug a beer...four times in a row. Sounds difficult? 1 hour ago | KTBC FOX 7
If you're planning a road trip this Christmas you'll want to make a pit stop in Southeast Texas.A Stripes gas station in Tomball, near Houston, is selling their gas for only $2.18... 4 hours ago | KEYE |  
Police say a car slammed into a building in Northwest Austin Wednesday night after hitting a pedestrian.It happened at around 7:40 p.m. in the 11100 block of Jollyville Road, just... 4 hours ago | KEYE |  
Watch video clips of performances and highlights from his legendary career as a keyboardist in ... 4 hours ago | Austin American-Statesman |  
Reaction to a grand jury's decision Wednesday to clear Daniel Pantaleo, a white New York City police officer, in the videotaped chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black... 4 hours ago | KEYE |  
Counties across the state are getting ready to accommodate a rush of same-sex couples looking to get married. That's if a federal judge takes action which could legally allow gay... 5 hours ago | Time Warner Cable News Austin |  
A new campaign bringing awareness to mental health issues to teens and young adults has kicked off in Georgetown. Alex De La Garza continues to recover from a mental illness he... 6 hours ago | KXAN |  
It's a full court press by Texas Republicans against President Obama. A federal immigration lawsuit and new rules on hiring were announced Wednesday in Austin. 6 hours ago | KTBC FOX 7 |