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Deadly heat wave in the central US strains infrastructure, transportation and the Texas power...

Deadly heat that has gripped Texas for much of the summer has spread into other parts of the central U.S. this week where it is forecast to stay for days, with triple-digit temperatures buckling roads, straining water systems and threatening the power grid of the nation's energy capitol.

Cowboys DE Sam Williams arrested on weapons, controlled substance charges

DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Sam Williams was arrested Sunday in Frisco and booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance and the unlawful carrying of a weapon, Frisco police officials said.

ERCOT calls for energy conservation with Texas projected to break power demand records

DALLAS — Texas’ electrical grid operator ERCOT is asking residents and businesses to cut back on energy usage Thursday as the state faces record power demand with extremely high temperatures.

How hot is it in Texas? People are baking cookies in cars, popping popcorn...

Turning on the oven with high temperatures stuck in the triple digits appeals to almost no one.

Texts show lawmakers were ‘pissed off’ at Ken Paxton before impeachment

AUSTIN — Rep. Jeff Leach was “pissed off.”

Biden administration sues Texas governor over Rio Grande buoy barrier that’s meant to stop...

AUSTIN (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday sued Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over a newly installed floating barrier on the Rio Grande that is the Republican's latest aggressive tactic to try to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.

Tornadoes, hail and hurricane-force winds tear through West Texas, kill 4 people in small...

Aline of severe storms produced what a meteorologist calls a rare combination of multiple tornadoes, hurricane-force winds and softball-sized hail in west Texas, killing at least four people, injuring nine and causing significant damage around the town of Matador, a meteorologist said Thursday.

Governor signs bill eliminating annual vehicle safety inspections

Texas drivers won't have to take their vehicles into mechanics for annual safety inspections beginning in 2025 after Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill eliminating the requirement into law earlier this week.

FBI arrests Texas businessman linked to impeachment of state Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN (AP) — FBI agents on Thursday arrested a businessman at the center of the scandal that led to the historic impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a day after his defense presented evidence that was intended to counter bribery allegations but raised new questions about the two men's dealings.

Texas House names Ken Paxton impeachment managers; Senate trial will start by Aug. 28

The Texas Senate agreed Monday to start its trial of impeached Attorney General Ken Paxton no later than Aug. 28, shortly after the House named 12 members to prosecute the case.