Former Tax-Accessor Collector Ron Wright won the Republican runoff to represent the 6th Congressional District seat once held by Rep. Joe Barton.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Hispanic former sheriff from Dallas won a Democratic primary runoff for governor Tuesday night to become the first openly gay and Latina gubernatorial nominee in Texas history.
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered,…
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A private jet traveling from Austin, Texas, crashed off the end of the runway of the Honduran capital's international airport and broke in half Tuesday, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.
NEW YORK (AP) — A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard Tuesday for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants in which some reporters were welcomed and others were not.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond the search area to deliberately sink it in unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police say two teens, ages 13 and 14, have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman who was killed in her Fort Worth apartment.
DALLAS (AP) — A prosecutor says a man accused of killing a Dallas police officer at a Home Depot store and seriously injuring two others should be sentenced to death.
The AMC Dine-In Clearfork 8 opens Wednesday, May 22 at The Shops at Clearfork and the latest offering from the Leawood, Kansas-based theatre chain will offer a few new offerings that will be “coming soon” to future theatres.
Fort Capital, has broken ground on The Palmer, a contemporary boutique apartment development located at 117 Priddy Lane in The River District. Slated for completion in early 2019, The Palmer will offer 46 units, all of which will be integrated with IOTAS smart home technology.
HOUSTON (AP) — Harris County prosecutors promised looters arrested during Hurricane Harvey would face stiffer sentences but records show a majority of convictions so far have resulted in short or no jail terms.
Irving-based Silver Creek Midstream LLC announced May 22 that Dallas-based Tailwater Capital LLC has increased its equity commitment in the midstream company from $150 million to $300 million. Tailwater's increased equity commitment will be provided by both Tailwater Energy Fund III and EF-I…
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said.
Germany-based RECARO Aircraft Seating celebrated 20 years at its Fort Worth Facility, RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas, located at 2275 Eagle Parkway, Thursday, May 17.
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney's CEO Marvin Ellison, one of only a handful of African American CEOs to lead a Fortune 500 company, is leaving to become the top executive at Lowe's.
HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 42-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $3.4 million from a Dallas-based design and construction company where he was construction manager for a downtown Houston luxury hotel project.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Experts are looking at how Oklahoma's seismic activity impacts critical infrastructure as frequent, low-level earthquake swarms continue to pop off throughout the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump's repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era coverage expansion, according to a major government survey released Tuesday.
Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc., including Fort Worth’s Williams Trew Real Estate, announced Monday, it intends to be acquired by HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School near Houston.
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The graduating seniors of a Houston-area high school where 10 people were gunned down last week have had a terrifying insight into the world that awaits them, a district attorney prosecuting the capital murder case said at a ceremony in a packed church sanctuary.
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86.
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A "pillar of the community" who was suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family, got into his sport utility vehicle and then drove at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relativ…
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he will run for re-election on an agenda that would prioritize working families.
Just hours after the nation's latest school shooting, the debate began anew: Are American schools built in a way that makes them easy targets? Are there too many windows, too many entrances and exits and too few security features?
NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric will tie its train engine division to the railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.
Klein Tools annual “State of the Industry” survey – with input from more than 800 union and non-union electricians – highlights when and why millennials are entering the industry. The results also explore how employers can attract the next generation to the trades to end the labor shortage f…
Southlake Town Square, where many national brands and retailers tend to open their initial locations in Tarrant County and sometimes North Texas, has three new tenants headed to the development.
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago.
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said.
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning bef…
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the rival economic powers trying to lower trade tensions.