A jury has returned a death sentence for a man convicted of capital murder in the deaths of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.
Flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in his state “a truly nightmare scenario.”
A federal judge found Texas officials responsible for the deaths of nearly two-dozen whooping cranes and ordered the state to develop a conservation plan that would protect the last naturally migrating flock of the endangered birds.
With four months still remaining, 2012 already has become the deadliest year in more than a decade in Texas prisons.
Three people are dead after an argument at a northeast Houston nightclub turned violent.
Authorities say three people in a glider have been killed after their light aircraft went down in a Southeast Texas field.