Video of the Day The season finale of PBS’s The Daytripper—”destinations in Texas for Texans”—has host Chet Garner skimming around the town of Orange. Texas by The numbers El Paso Horno — Temperature in El Paso on Monday: 104 degrees. Previous high, in 2011: 102 degrees. Temperature…
Hundreds of unaccompanied children are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, and Texas companies comprise more than one-tenth of the Forbes 500 list.
An open-carry rally at Home Depot, and UT and A&M see their endowments increase by 70 percent due to the oil boom.
Athens avoids an explosion, and the attorney general's office has declared that the state can keep the source of its execution drug a secret.
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst is ousted, and investigators in El Paso found out who vandalized two billboards with narco-like messaging.
Today is the last day of runoff elections, and UT baseball goes head-to-head with A&M.
Texas adds more green jobs than nearly every other state, and the border fence could carve up the land of indigenous Texans.
Governor Rick Perry comes out in support of UT Regent Wallace Hall, and San Marcos and Frisco are two of the fastest-growing suburbs in America.
Paris ISD's superintendent rails against STAAR testing, and a 92-year-old woman can't get a voter ID because of the new law.
David Dewhurst responds, and UT Regent Wallace Hall says he will not step down.
San Antonio's mayor tapped to lead H.U.D., and Dan Patrick addresses his medical history.
The UT Board of Regents calls for Wallace Hall's resignation, and Dallas sees challenges for getting the home-rule initiative on the next ballot.
Headline of the Day ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It, But Health Care’s Fine’ — Dallas Business Journal, which understands when to make use of an R.E.M reference. Photo of the Day We all know how shocking it…
The wildfire that ravaged Fritch has mostly been contained, and Texas will execute its first death-row inmate since the botched execution in Oklahoma.
The home of the "Midwest Depot," a huge cache of weapons used in various military operations around the world, might be in San Antonio's backyard.
The hits keep on coming for the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management, and Texas is put on the defensive after the Oklahoma execution.
TXU Energy files for bankruptcy, and the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the State of Texas.
Toyota is set to move its U.S. headquarters to Plano, and the El Paso Chihuahuas play their first game.
The drought in the Panhandle goes on, and Willie Nelson is inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.
An appeals court halts the ruling in a same-sex divorce case, and more allegations in the Perry/Lehmberg scandal emerge.
John Cornyn continues his national campaign to renew a federal program that gives grant money to local law enforcement agencies to help battle a backlog of untested rape kit examinations.
Mom Of The Day Occasionally, that ol’ journalistic aphorism about how a dog biting a man isn’t news finds a real-life example that proves that saying wrong. Or in this case, that the opposite is at least true. In March, an Alvin woman bit off a dog’s ear in a…
Video of the Day It has not been a good week for local police. Or, perhaps, Texas’s finest have seen finer days. First there was the picture snapped of the motorcycle officer allegedly texting while driving. Now, a Georgetown cop is on paid leave after being filmed tripping and pushing…
Photo of the Day If texting while driving is bad, then imagine if you’re the San Antonio police officer who was allegedly texting while motorcycling. A passerby snapped a picture of the offense (seen here) and sent the image to SAPD, which they “referred to the Traffic Commander and is…
Scandal Friday So much for the scary passages in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It would appear that homework has taken a particularly dark turn. El Paso parents are in an uproar after discovering that a take-home assignment that “involved reading several bleak passages in which a child possibly gets…
The one-year anniversary of the West explosion, and Lake Alan Henry is Lubbock is quickly evaporating.
Hidalgo County Sheriff, Lupe Treviño pleaded guilty to money laundering, and Beaumont ISD is being taken over by the state.
Video of the Day Jeff Francoeur, outfielder for the El Paso Chihuahuas, is the victim of a rather elaborate, month-long prank involving his entire team, a player’s wife, and even a waitress. Playing on Francoeur’s sincerity, the team convinced him that pitcher Jorge Reyes was deaf. True, there were…
President Barack Obama attended the memorial service for the victims in the recent shooting at Fort Hood, and "literally no one watched this Astros game."
Details of last week's Fort Hood shootings emerge, and the report of the investigation of former UT Regent Wallace Hall is released.
Slideshow of the Day Houston photographer Lokey has combined the best of three worlds—art, trucks, and huntin’—in his series about the various, and variously awesome, vehicles used by Texas quail hunters. It don’t get much better than this. Daily Roundup Portrait of the President as a Young…
The Houston Ship Channel remains closed and Rick Perry supports Tesla.
More than 150,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled into the Gulf and Longview pays Ted Nugent $16,000 not to play.
Texas secures more execution drugs and Greg Abbott comes out against legislation that would make it easier for women to file lawsuits for equal pay.
Regulations might thwart Tesla sales in Texas and Texas leads the nation in job growth.
The state's worst intersections and Rick Perry appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
More than $600,000 stolen from Joel Osteen's megachurch and Texas regulators ordered an energy company to stop accepting Bitcoin.
Rick Perry gives a rousing speech at CPAC and Lady Gaga set to give keynote speech to little SXSW monsters.
SXSW descends on Austin and since new restrictions have gone into effect, one-third of the state's abortion clinics have closed.
The election results are in and RadioShack closes 1,110 stores.
The primary elections are today.
Matthew McConaughey takes home an Oscar and Bitcoin opens its second ATM in Austin.
Video of the Day Hey Girl, here’s the answer: Who is the sexiest Texas football coach? That’s right, the Kliff Kingsbury/Ryan Gosling connection was a question on Wednesday’s Jeopardy! Tweet Prank of The Day That infamous Twitter account recounting comments made by Goldman Sachs employees on elevators…
Judge strikes down gay marriage ban and homelessness is up 60 percent in Tarrant County.
Nebraska has surpassed Texas in the number of cattle in the state being fattened for slaughter.
Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman, head of the Sinaloa Cartel, was arrested, and Johnny Football performs well at the NFL combine.
The earthquakes in North Texas might affect the Railroad Commisioner race.
The building where the massacre at Fort Hood took place has been demolished and the Century Tree in College Station sustains injury.
More money flows into campaign coffers and Austin remains the nation's number-one fastest growing city.
Op-Ed of the Day In case you missed it, WFAA’s sports anchor Dale Hansen delivered an epic on-air op-ed Monday, addressing NFL-ready star and Texas native Michael Sam’s announcement that he’s gay. The meta-journalists at Poyner caught up with Hansen yesterday, who said he figured he’d get a…