Tropical storm Alex has been upgraded to a category one hurricane Tuesday night with 80 mile-per-hour winds.
President Obama issued a pre-emptive federal disaster declaration for south Texas as well Tuesday.
Clean up crews in Texas continue to protect the coastline from the massive oil spill in the Gulf.
Fort Worth-based TAS Environmental has a team working 12-hour days, 7-days a week, sucking up oil from coastal areas.
A Houston man pleaded guilty to five counts of intoxication manslaughter.
The plea came just before his trial was set to start.
Chanton Jenkins was driving drunk and using his cell phone in April 2009, when he lost control of his car.
COLLEGE STATION - A Texas A&M student was fined nearly $22 million for causing a deadly accident in 2007.
A Robertson County jury ruled Wednesday that Jasan Vestal was texting while driving, which caused the wreck.
Phone records show Vestal sen
More than 100 drivers in Austin, Texas found their cars disabled or the horns honking out of control, after an intruder ran amok in a web-based vehicle-immobilization system normally used to get the attention of con
UNDATED - State Senator Kip Averitt will be stepping down later this month.
The Republican's announcement on Monday, comes just a week after he won his primary race.
Averitt cited health concerns.
A special election will be held in may t
UNDATED - Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Governor Rick Perry last night.
The GOP nominee will face democratic nominee and former Houston Mayor Bill White.
The 2010 Texas gubernatorial elect