February 23, 2018

Texas tries to educate a growing number of college students who come from struggling schools or speak English as a second language. This is crucial to students futures ahead.

February 9, 2018

HOUSTON — Throughout Texas, it’s clear: Even as the state’s population has skyrocketed in recent years, kids are getting into a lot less trouble with the law.

Prosecutors are filing fewer criminal charges against them. Statewide, juvenile prisons are holding fewer youth...

January 25, 2018

The city of West, Texas, announced Wednesday that it has reached a $10.4 million settlement with the manufacturers and suppliers of ammonium nitrate that the city blamed for contributing to a deadly fertilizer explosion that rocked the small town in 2013.

The city said...

January 11, 2018

In this state safety is one of the most important factors, texans don't take this need lightly.

December 29, 2017

A private firm's proposed Houston-Dallas bullet train would connect two of America's biggest metropolitan areas. But the 240-mile line would require a lot of country land that many Texans don't want to give up.

December 14, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — A housing developer is hoping to win approval from Houston officials to put a 151-acre project on a former golf course where the city and Harris County have spent millions of dollars to buy out homeowners whose properties were damaged by flooding because...

December 1, 2017

Texas civil rights and juvenile justice reform groups are calling for the state to close all of its remaining youth lockups and replace them with community-based treatment and rehabilitation centers.

November 16, 2017

Toll lanes were supposed to stop popping up alongside Texas highways. At least that's what voters who approved billons of dollars for new state transportation projects thought.

November 1, 2017

Texas has joined a multistate investigation into pharmaceutical companies, including McKesson, over whether they are responsible for feeding the nation's opioid crisis and whether they broke any laws in the process. Several Texas counties have moved to sue McKesson...

October 5, 2017

In the wake of another mass shooting, gun laws are a hot topic. With a push from Texas GOP lawmakers to Congress to take action on "bump stocks" which are used to modify rifles, how is Washington responding?

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