Scientists have long pointed out that warmer air holds more moisture, so man-made climate change will increase the frequency of extreme downpours. The high-resolution computer simulation — about 25 times better than other computer models — projects at least a fivefold increase in downpours in the Gulf Coast, Atlantic Coast and Southwest, according to a study in Monday's journal Nature Climate Change .
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday named Rolando Pablos as Texas' next secretary of state, saying Pablos is leaving his post as Texas Racing Commission chairman to take the position.
A teacher in North Texas is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with her teen student, which began on Snapchat and ended in her resignation, her wedding being called off and her arrest, according to local media reports
A suspicious vehicle fire caused about $3,000 in damage to the front of a home Monday morning on the West Side, and arson investigators are looking into the cause.
Six people were arrested in Amarillo Thursday after county deputies found a slew of drugs and two children inside a home.
Emilio G. Torres, who during his 51 years at Kelly AFB created a variety of artwork, including designing the Kelly Field Veterans Monument, died Nov. 27 at 88.
Several days of steady rain made driving tough but benefited the Edwards Aquifer.
A 29-year-old man is in critical condition at an area hospital following a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon on the East Side, according to police.
Google recently released "Timelapse," a Google Earth feature that allows users to see how the globe has change over the past 32 years. Combining more than 5 million satellite images, Timelapse lets viewers see urban sprawl in real-time.
Fitness blogger Kelsey Wells, who writes for My Sweat Life, took a snap of herself after having a bit too much to eat. Honestly, it happens to the best of us, sister.
The man, whose identity has not been released, was found unresponsive in his cell, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release issued late Sunday.
Investigators said there were no eyewitnesses.
Michael Scott Quinn’s former girlfriend confessed to killing Albert Guerra shortly after police found his body in May 2013, but an SAPD detective testified she appeared to be trying to take the rap for Quinn.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Records show the number of suicides in county jails has declined since changes were implemented that include a more comprehensive mental health screening of inmates.
If an inmate acknowledges a suicide attempt, for instance, the booking officer must tell a supervisor or mental health official.
Fire Chief Charles Hood said Monday morning that crews are working to pull a body from a large sinkhole on the Southwest Side that swallowed two cars overnight.
Immigration officials haven’t said why they began releasing hundreds of women and children from two South Texas family detention centers over the weekend. In San Antonio, aid workers are expanding shelter space.
A judge issued a final judgment Friday to prevent the state from issuing a child care license for family detention centers.
Two people were arrested in the Alamo City after investigators uncovered a prostitution ring that was being run by a Texas jail inmate, according to court documents.
The graves of Texas veterans and other famous Texans at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin will be included in the Wreaths Across America (WAA) ceremony for the first time this month.