Perry and his pals celebrated the release of the first precision-guided firearms at the Mason ranch of TrackingPoint founder John McHale.
Charlotte Brown, a legally blind sophomore from Emory, took 8th place in the pole vault at a state track competition.
Hispanics now comprise nearly 51 percent of the state's student body.
The Austin-based non-profit Defense Distributed has successfully created and tested the "Liberator," the first gun made entirely from 3-D printed plastic pieces. Government officials are already hoping to limit its legality.
Gun Barrel City passed a non-binding resolution to encourage all its citizens to arm themselves, partly in an attempt to lure the gun industry.
If signed into law, House Bill 166 will create an independent commission to review cases of wrongfully-convicted Texans.
The Eastern European country intends to offer assistance to the West community—three quarters of which is of Czech descent—following the explosion of a fertilizer plant last week.
The George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated by the ex-prez this week and is opening to the public May 1. Visitors will get a chance to judge for themselves how history will view the 43rd president, and a new poll suggests his legacy will be more positive than
Montgomery County inmate Dorothy Canfield allegedly wanted to hire a hitman to mimic the Kaufman County slayings.
New Yorkers are cheering as our iconic yellow-labeled bock rams toward their city.
The disgraced cyclist sold his Spanish-style mansion in Austin, but still plans to still call the capital home.
Joel Osteen, indefatigable televangelist and pastor of a Houston megachurch, was the butt of an online hoax that claimed he had lost his faith, and would leave the church. The Internet had a strong reaction.
The colorful Attwater's Prairie Chicken, a bird that flourished in Texas a hundred years ago, is on the verge of extinction.
The Armed Citizens Project, a Houston-based nonprofit seeks to provide free firearms for residents of high-crime neighborhoods in an effort to fight crime. Not surprisingly, opinions vary on the programs goals.
Dallas Wiens, the man who became the first American to receive a full-face transplant, got married over the weekend. The new couple hopes to inspire others with an up-coming reality show.
A Texas district attorney and his wife were found dead at their home, gunned down by unknown assailants, less than two months after an Assistant DA in the same office was shot outside the courthouse. There are no conclusive suspects, but the signs are pointing towards gang violence.
James Arnt Aune took his own life after allegedly being blackmailed for having an online relationship with a minor. The underage girl he corresponded with apparently may not have been a girl at all, but a grown man running a "catfishing" scam.
Researchers at the University of Texas mapped the genome of the Texas Longhorn and discovered its heritage is more complicated than previously thought.
His own appearance at a conservative conference was more exciting, the governor told Glenn Beck.
The 'Hate Map' released by the Southern Poverty Law Center shows Texas to have an alarming number of active hate groups. But how hateful is Texas compared with other states? And who are Texas's "haters"?
Some Texas cities top the list for the fastest growth rate, others top the list for the greatest number of new residents. The reason behind both? Jobs.
He signs his landscapes, dog portraits, and bath scenes "43."
A San Antonio inmate allegedly hired another man to murder the judge presiding over his case.
A school employee was accidentally shot yesterday during one of Van ISD's gun safety courses.
State representative Jeff Leach is pushing a bill that would create a tax-free holiday on the sale of guns.
A 35 percent drop over six years, according to a recent report.
A Houston suburb will impose a "crash tax" on at fault drivers to help cover the cost of emergency response teams.
Her emergency? She needed cigarettes.
Two Texas cities landed on the 2012 list of the most "cheatingest" in America, according to an online dating service that facilitates extramarital affairs.
The nation follows only three accounts on Twitter, one of which is a 25-year-old Austin-based investor.
The Texas Center for Defense of Life, a nonprofit association of pro-life attorneys, filed the suit on her behalf Feb. 10.
This time he was arrested upon arrival at the airport, after allegedly choking flight attendants and making sexual remarks.
Three of the Top Ten cities for single women are in Texas, according to an online study.
The Richards Group aimed right for the heartland with a Paul Harvey "So God Made a Farmer" montage.
More talk about UFO sightings near the oil play in South Texas.
State legislators propose a bill that would allow communities to raise taxes in order to fund the school security measures they prefer.
State politicians propose solutions ranging from arming teachers to praying for protection.
Texas considers requiring strippers to be certified.
“You see this bullet right here, I’ll stick it from they rooter to the tooter,” raps Lt. Regina Smith, now suspended.
A Texas scientist purports to have sequenced Sasquatch DNA.
Three Texas cities have a ton of 'em, according to an internet dating site.
Mario Swain, convicted of the murder of a Longview woman, had a history of stalking and assault.
Rumors have been swirling about the new Astros logo, set to be officially revealed tomorrow. Here's a look at the team's style through the years
With less than two weeks until the general election, signs in Lubbock and Beaumont have been defaced and stolen.
Texas buys more beer than every state except for California, though we're only #8 per capita.
Jonathan Green was put to death Wednesday for the 2000 murder of a 12-year-old girl, but his lawyers maintained until the end that their client was mentally ill and thus unsuitable for execution.
A small controversy has erupted over the American Museum of Agriculture's decision to euthanize and stuff real mules for an exhibit.
If Congress passes the DREAM Act, the total economic impact for Texas could top $66 billion by 2030.
Bible verses on banners spark controversy in a small East Texas town.
Texas co-eds are seeking additional daddies to pay down debt