AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican leaders are trumpeting more money for public education and mental health as the Texas House prepares to vote on a new state budget.
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry has announced a $100,000 reward to help find the killers of a Dallas-area district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate has passed a bill requiring schools to place video cameras in special education classrooms to help protect students from abusive teachers.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate Education Committee is to discuss 16 bills involving everything from gun training for some teachers to allowing students to leave their home school districts for better-performing ones.
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - The memorial has started for a slain Texas prosecutor and his wife.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas senators are considering a bill that would ban discrimination against homosexuals and transgender people in the workplace.
HOUSTON (AP) - A woman who wasn't licensed to drive has died and her 10-year-old son is critically injured after she commandeered a vehicle and drove it into the front of a furniture store.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At least six freight cars have derailed in a Central Texas accident that delayed some morning commuters.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend the opening of former President George W. Bush's presidential library later this month in Dallas.
HOUSTON (AP) - Relatives and hometown supporters of boxing's first black heavyweight champion are turning to YouTube to convince the president to posthumously pardon him of a 1913 conviction for accompanying a white woman across state lines.
TEXAS - Tuesday TxDOT is kicking off their annual Don't mess with Texas, anti-litter campaign.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has launched a water education network as a one-stop online source on quality, conservation and management.
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A slain Texas prosecutor and his wife will be remembered at a public memorial Thursday in suburban Dallas.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Jury selection has started in Galveston in the capital murder trial of a southeast Texas man charged with killing a 79-year-old woman during a shooting spree last year outside the Jefferson County courthouse.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An annual assessment of threats posed to Texas by gangs has found a different violent group leads the list.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state's top education official says he will direct Texas to rate schools and school districts based on letter grades A through F starting next year.
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - An inmate awaiting trial on a capital murder charge in a 2011 slaying and another prisoner have broken out of an East Texas jail.
HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the case of a Texas death row inmate who's set to die next week for an East Texas slaying more than two decades ago.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers are rushing to plug holes in the mental health care system.
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - The mayor of the city where a north Texas prosecutor and his wife were found killed in their house says the attack does not appear to have been random.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State officials say the Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in February to 6.4 percent but add that leading industries continue to show growth.