TDCJ is in possession of a controversial drug combo used in a lethal injection in Ohio earlier this year.
The human-to-animal ratio at this year's Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo was 39:1.
Abbott comes under fire and UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa announces he will step down from his post.
Monday Playlist Need some tracks as maniac-producing as the weather’s been? The Dallas Observer has you covered with its Top Ten Best Texas Psychedelic Rock Albums. Tweet of the Day All those photos of Russia’s poor attempts at hospitality (the toilet paper trash can, the yellow…
Texas leads the nation in exonerations and Greg Abbott proposes a $300 million-plan to secure the state's border.
Speaker Straus orders the Lege to look into school cheating scandals and an economist warns an oil slow-down is upon us.
Texas ranks thirty-seventh in residents's overall financial security and the state has offered a $15 million incentive project to bring SpaceX to our coast.
The EPA and the state come to an agreement and the number of Monarchs taking their annual migration dropped to their lowest level since 1993.
The tenth-anniversary of Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" and Wendy Davis's daughters come to her defense.
The first lieutenant governor's debate and a battle for water with New Mexico.
The brain-dead pregnant woman was disconnected from life support and the Algebra II requirement is dropped from school curriculums.
Rick Perry supports decriminalization of marijuana use and record numbers of people are moving to Texas.
Texas executes a Mexican national and the Keystone XL pipeline started delivering crude to Gulf Coast refineries.
The Azle earthquakes cause more disruption and the state plans to execute a Mexican national despite protestations from Mexico's government and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Texas emergency medical services not doing too hot and Texas Monthly's February cover features a certain freshman senator.
Drone testing begins and Plano-based retailer J.C. Penney announced it will close 33 stores.
A Fort Worth man sues the hospital that's keeping his wife on life-support despite her end-of-life wishes and the smelly, "unpleasant" water in Tarrant County has been declared safe to drink.
Record-breakers Over the weekend, El Pasoans Robert Hendricks and Hector Navedo broke the world record for number of bowling pins knocked down in a 24-hour period; 30,537 pins to be exact, beating the previous 24-hour record by about 2,000. Congrats, kingpins. Hoax of the Month? Looks like Barnum…
Photo of the Day The earth, as seen by Texas astronauts: If only … pic.twitter.com/mTgCJuIjV9 — Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) January 10, 2014 Preview of the Day Mr. Primetime, Deion Sanders, has been downsized to the Oprah Winfrey channel. According to the Dallas Observer, the network…
Johnny Manziel is going pro and Craig Biggio denied from the Baseball Hall of Fame.
UTEP basketball players are under investigation and the Texas Railroad Commission is hiring a seismologist to study the increased number of earthquakes.
Arguments are heard in the abortion restriction lawsuit and El Paso is the third-best place in America to raise kids.
UT's new head coach and cattle numbers in Texas are back on the rise.
Austin tops another "regions to watch" list and researchers in El Paso are trying to 3-D print human flesh.
Prank of the Season Bringing good tidings of joy is fine and all, but scaring the yule log out of people is so much better. That’s exactly what the students of the Kilgore High School media department did when they filmed their victims being attacked by a, er, “living” Christmas…
Johnny Football could be Johnny NFL and Dallas spent more than $300,000 battling the ice storm.
More than 14,000 Texans enrolled for insurance through the ACA and Travis County district attorney Rosemary Lehmberg won't be removed from her post.
Slideshow of the Day Not, perhaps, the most exciting slideshow, but after going back to the drawing board because they accidentally stole their new logo from a Dubai real estate company, the city of Amarillo has a selection of finalists proposed by the citizens themselves. Talk about civic,…
John Cornyn has some competition and Johnny Manziel named as Heisman finalist.
A tragedy in Benghazi hits close to home and UT president Bill Powers denies meeting Nick Saban.
The War on Christmas continues and Mack Brown discusses not discussing his job status with his players.
Immigrants account for a significant share of Texas's economic growth and Larry McMurtry's house is up for sale.
UT's Big 12 hopes are still alive and RIP to revered state historian T.R. Fehrenbach.
Midland's booming economy has created a strange environment where full-time workers can't afford housing.
Leticia Van de Putte announces she will run for lieutenant governor and Baylor's pummeling ends the Bears's undefeated season.
Today is the fifty-year anniversary of the assassination.
Lance Armstrong settles a lawsuit with the insurance company that paid him performance bonuses and Prince Fielder joins the Rangers.
Quote of the Day “What if Davy Crockett had said, ‘How could we compete with the Mexican Army at the Alamo?’ Should they have given up? Absolutely not.” — Lisa Fritsch, the GOP underdog candidate for governor. Yum of the Day Just in time for Thanksgiving, an…
UT's chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas stage a "Catch an Immigrant" day and the first metal gun was made by a 3-D printer.
Three of the "San Antonio Four" may go free today and requests from Mexican nationals seeking political asylum in the U.S. have quadrupled since 2009.
F1 is back in town.
Fewer than 3,000 Texans selected a health insurance plan in the first month of enrollment.
Number of wells in Texas nearly double from a decade ago, and the latest news outlet squabble over who reported it first.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Fisher v. UT case and new details emerge in the case of the woman who was killed after being thrown off of a Six Flags ride.
It's official: Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis are candidates for governor.
Nearly one-third of Republicans want Ted Cruz to run for president and the new Lance Armstrong documentary premieres today.
President Barack Obama's tour through Texas and Blockbuster decides to close all its bricks-and-mortar locations.
Another voter ID snafu and the Astrodome garage sale.
A federal appeals court reversed the reversal of the newly enacted abortion law and Central Texas floods.
The United Nations is NOT taking over the Alamo and two of the nation's poorest cities are in Texas.