A scandalous trial in Houston starts, and the numbers behind the "Texas Miracle."
Livestrong reports a sharp decline in revenue, and more trouble at the border.
Slideshow of the Day From the Bigger-In-Texas Department: “Fourteen of the most populuated high schools in the country call Texas home,” reports the Houston Chronicle, which has put together one of its slideshow to show just how many students are in each of these learning factories. Daily Roundup…
A death row inmate files an appeal arguing the execution drugs are expired, and Meatless Mondays causes concerns with the state's ag commish.
Obamacare makes a dent in the uninsured numbers of Texans, and belongings of Waylon Jennings (including Buddy Holly's motorcycle) will be auctioned off.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments against HB2 again, and Tesla chooses Nevada for its gigafactory.
Houston-based Halliburton agreed to pay a $1.1 billion settlement for damages to the Gulf of Mexico during the BP oil spill, and the story of the Kaufman County killings has taken an even more chilling turn.
The governor's latest controversy, and the voter ID law is back in the courts.
The militarization of local police forces, and capitalizing on Rick Perry's mugshot.
Depleted uranium can be buried at a nuclear-dump site in West Texas, and the Dallas Cowboys is the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in worth.
The mugshot seen round the Internet, and the "affluenza" family is back in the news.
The indictment of Rick Perry, and Texas is paying more than three times as much as last year for pentobarbital, the lethal injection drug.
The first wave of National Guard troops are deployed to the border, and two women's tackle football teams from Texas are going to the championships.
The governor visits a National Guard facility, and a teenager lives undetected in a Corsicana Walmart for two days.
UT regent Wallace Hall is censured by the Texas House transparency committee, and Texas wades into water wars with the EPA.
The TABC is seeking comment on a proposal to allow alcohol sales at gun shows, and schools adminstrators prepare for educating unaccompanied minors.
Texas loses the Tesla battery factory, and Ted Cruz has a new nickname at Capitol Hill: "Speaker Cruz."
Video of the Day Some people are not taking to thrilled about the fact that Jesse Ventura, the former wrestler-turned-governor, won his defamation case against the estate of deceased Navy SEAL and author of American Sniper, Chris Kyle, a compensation agreement that will pay out $1.8 million to Ventura.
William H. McRaven is the finalist to be the UT System's new chancellor, and San Antonio could become Raider fan territory.
Officials (and unofficials) continue seeking solutions to the border crisis, and oysters are having a no-good, very-bad season.
Finger-pointing in the West explosion, and Corpus Christi is named one of the happiest cities in the nation.
Nature Attack of the Day According to the Associated Press, a “street department worker [in Wichita Falls] has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.” Officials say the attack is a result of “Africanized honey bees,” which…
The Wallace Hall investigation has cost $600,000, and a "super weed" is destroying Texas cotton crops.
Governor Rick Perry is sending 1,000 National Guard troops to the border, and Ted Cruz made a cameo on True Blood.
The housing unit roof of a privately run prison in Diboll collapsed Saturday, and farming ain't what it used to be.
Denton decided not to "ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing, and a 55,000-square foot warehouse for processing immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open in McAllen.
UT's admissions policy upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and a frighteningly familiar tale of children being left in a hot car has a thankfully happy ending.
The Texas redistricting fight picks up in court again, and the state is one step closer to landing Elon Musk's spaceport.
The surviving victim in the Spring Massacre speaks, and CPS workers have removed 232 children from their homes in McClennan County, a record high for the area.
Details are still emerging in the tragic massacre in Spring, and UT-Austin president Bill Powers announces that he will step down from the top job next June.
President Obama asks Congress for nearly $4 billion to aid in the border crisis, and Dallas loses the chance to host the Republican Convention to Cleveland.
UT's president rallies support from some big name, and some residents of the Tall City question the future of Midland's morals.
Shakeups at the University of Texas, and Jesse Ventura takes on Chris Kyle.
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl re-acclimates to life in America, and this ragweed season is predicted to be the worst ever.
Texas by the numbers Shameful Record — Number of child abuse and neglect deaths in Texas last year: 156. Number in 2012: 212. Rank among other states: First. Abuse and death of foster children in 2013: ten. Number in 2012: two. Soccer, Y’all — Number of stateside soccer…
Texas Tech kicks a freshman off the football team after he allegedly hits a female basketball star, and no-kill shelters in Texas face a regulatory problem.
The Texas Democratic Convention, and a "pasture party" for the history books.
Recent rains help alleviate the drought, and Chipotle agrees to talk with Ag Commish Todd Staples about the restaurant's beef "protocols."
Dallas still in the running to host the RNC, and a little bit of red tape around oil exports was snipped.
Phil Collins donates his entire Alamo collection to the GLO, and Houston's water tastes "like algae."
State officials approve a $1.3-million-a-day border surge, and a "superweed" is attacking Texas crops.
Texas prison conditions spark new lawsuits, and The Hammer is back.
Stanley Marsh 3 died, and George Strait's final show brings in almost $20 million.
Some legislators call for a special session, and two great white sharks are headed toward Texas.
Spurs win, and Vince Young says he's retiring.
An abortion clinic in Corpus Christi closes, and LULAC sues the state.
El Paso homeless shelters asked to help house undocumented immigrants, and Texas astronomers have found an 12-billion-year-old explosion in the sky.
The state GOP convention's straw poll votes Ted Cruz for president, and King George rides away.
#GoSpursGo, and production expenses for farmers have increased by billions.
Testimony concluded for the Fort Hood sergeant accused of running a prostitution ring, and the Texas Forest Service has put out 300 fires this year.