A fire that began with a plumber’s torch left a house with a collapsed roof and $325,000 in damages overnight.
Republicans have voted for tried-and-true incumbents and fire-breathing conservatives, while Democrats have learned they still have a lot of building to do if they hope to compete in November.
With all non-provisional ballots counted in the race for the Democratic nomination for county judge, former Travis County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt held a 10 percent lead over former Travis County Democratic Party Chair Andy.
Texas Democrats have nominated state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte for lieutenant governor, sending the San Antonio pharmacist into the November general election to try to win back a seat held by Republicans since 1999.
The 37-year-old son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush easily defeated businessman David Watts on Tuesday to secure the Republican nomination for Texas land commissioner.
Democrat Wendy Davis has become the first female gubernatorial nominee in Texas since former Gov. Ann Richards.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott says connecting with Hispanic voters is a major goal for the Texas GOP as the state moves beyond the primary season.
A Texas appeals court has stopped an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to Lance Armstrong by a Dallas-based company that wants its money back.
Peach farmers in the Hill Country have had enough of the freezing cold and icy weather. The most recent temperature swings could put their crop at risk, again.
Austin’s traffic congestion is worse than traffic in New York City, according to a study by the National Traffic Scoreboard. The report shows Austin is fourth worst in the nation when comparing wait times in traffic, and other factors.
On Monday, the Manor ISD Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Esthela Allison will be filling in for the spot that Kevin Brackmeyer vacated in January.
Texas is one of four states vying to become home for a Tesla Gigafactory, and Hutto may be a contender.
Democrats and Republicans in Travis County believe the extension of polling hours until 9 p.m. in Travis County could help turnout.
What could have been a tight, tea party-fueled primary now looks like a cakewalk for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that even top grassroots activists in Texas have disavowed him.
The city manager who hired Round Rock’s new police chief is standing behind the decision after the publication of a six-month old news video. It shows Allen Banks as interim chief in Albuquerque, N.M., appearing gruff and short with reporters wanting to know more about a police-involved shooting.