Top State & Region Stories

Enrollment at Texas’ public universities inches ahead of community colleges for the first time since 1990s

The number of students attending Texas’ community colleges dropped below enrollment in the state’s four-year universities for the first time since the 1990s as many two-year schools …

Featured Advertiser
More Texas News

Texas’ new political maps create safer districts for incumbents — and put an end to some challengers’ runs

Running for Senate District 9 would have seemed an uphill battle just a few years ago, but Salman Bhojani saw the growth in his North Texas community over the last decade as an opportunity.

Oil industry helped handpick members of Texas advisory group for electric grid reliability, emails show

Oil and gas industry groups had a heavy hand in choosing representatives to serve on a council intended to ensure energy and electricity operations continue during extreme weather conditions, emails …

New video shows Dallas paramedic kicking homeless man at least 9 times before police arrived

New video footage of a Dallas paramedic who made headlines after body cameras showed him striking a homeless man reveals that he kicked the man at least nine times within two minutes …

U.S. Senate Republicans block federal voting rights legislation that would override Texas’ restrictions

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn joined Senate Republicans to block a federal voting rights bill that would supersede parts of Texas' new elections law on Wednesday. The …

Featured Advertiser
National Headlines

Pipeline company evades questions over a 15-hour gap before reporting oil spill

LOS ANGELES — When workers for the company operating the Elly drilling rig saw oil in the water miles from the California shoreline, they didn’t immediately call authorities. Instead, …

More State & Region Headlines