Top Stories - Texas


ERCOT: Ample electric capacity for fall, winter in Texas

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.

Child's Death

Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute

A West Texas man has been charged with murder after police say a 5-year-old girl was assaulted at a home and later died.

School Bus Accident

12 students hurt as school bus overturns in Texas

Authorities say 12 elementary students have been slightly hurt when their school bus overturned on a North Texas highway as the driver became distracted.

State Fair Tasty Dish

Courtesy of State Fair of Texas

2 tasty creations win State Fair of Texas honors

A Cajun creation and funnel cake flavored beer have won the culinary competition ahead of this year's State Fair of Texas.

Body of missing Texas kayaker believed found

Authorities believe the body of a kayaker who went missing over Labor Day weekend has been found.

Pedestrian hit

Police: Houston man killed trying to strike cars

Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at passing cars on the interstate was fatally struck by a car.

Police: Man dead after hanging at Texas jail

Fort Worth police say a man found hanging in a city jail cell has died.

Stolen heirloom watch returned to Houston man

A Houston man has been reunited with his grandfather's watch after it was stolen three years ago.

school kids, classroom, education, aisd

Some Texas students pay more for online courses

Some online higher education courses are costing Texans more money than brick-and-mortar classes.

Federal trial starts over tough Texas voter ID law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the state's voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking continued warm weather

Above normal temperatures should continue into Saturday