Texas requires large schools to report player concussions

DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries a...

All 15 Texas Catholic dioceses to name accused priests

DALLAS (AP) — All 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release early next year the names of clergy who have been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor, the Diocese of Dallas said in a statement ...

Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

DALLAS (AP) — Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect firefighters who a...

Dallas police respond to shooting with proactive approach

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, turned the case over to independent...

Dallas leaders' proactive stance tamps down shooting protest

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas leaders swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, launched an independent investigat...

Texas woman whose child is missing had son who was killed

DALLAS (AP) — A woman who lives at a Texas home where the body of a young child was found buried in a flower garden had a son who was fatally beaten more than a decade ago, officials said Monday. ...

Report: Harvey's 5-day rainfall in Texas unprecedented in US

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. has never experienced the amount of rainfall across such a vast area as that brought by Hurricane Harvey when it struck Texas, according to a report released this week. ...

Texas Border Patrol agent charged in deaths of woman, child

DALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities say a supervisor for the U.S. Border Patrol killed a woman and her 1-year-old child before calling 911 claiming to have discovered the bodies near a city park. ...

AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. ...

Texas scraps some toll roads while other states add more

DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials have recently moved to scrap tolls on several highways for the first time in 40 years, bucking a national trend toward more tolls on mostly urban roadways to shift the co...

Dallas offers cautionary tale as it moves to fix 911 woes

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas has been experiencing disruptions in its 911 service that began in October and at one point last week resulted in 360 calls being placed on hold. More dispatchers have been assign...

$2.8B deal latest land acquisition in energy-rich Permian

DALLAS (AP) — An Austin-based driller said this week that it's buying about 71,000 acres of land in the energy-rich Permian Basin for $2.8 billion, becoming the latest energy company to make a major i...

Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle

The suspect arrested in the ambush shooting of a San Antonio police detective has said he was angry about a child-custody battle and "lashed out at somebody who didn't deserve it." O...

Texas investors build community for doomsday scenario

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas investor group is planning for a doomsday scenario by building a $300 million luxury community replete with underground homes and air-lock blast doors designed for people worried...