Chris Gimenez of the Texas Rangers looks on as Luis Valbuena of the Houston Astros hits in the third inning last Thursday in Arlington, Texas.

Did MLB create an in-state rivalry in Texas?

Oct 2, 2015
For 40 years, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers fans didn't bother with one another.
Posted In: baseball, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, texas

A Texas county, 4 years after state's worst wildfire

Oct 2, 2015
Bastrop County, in the dry piney woods, not only is rebuilding, it's growing.
Posted In: wildfire, texas, fire, disaster

Texas has its own supply of cheap — and dirty — coal

Aug 6, 2015
About a third of the state's electricity comes from burning lower-quality lignite.
Posted In: texas, coal, Carbon

In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

Jun 3, 2015
Identifying the end of a dry period can be as hard as dating the beginning of one.
Posted In: texas, drought, Houston

In Texas floods, homeowners count the cost

May 27, 2015
Insurance will cover some people. Others couldn't afford the premiums.
Posted In: floods, texas, insurance, Housing

Texas floods have business owners singing the blues

May 26, 2015
One business owner shares her story.
Posted In: texas, floods, businesses

The biker shootout in Waco, by the numbers

May 21, 2015
A closed down bar, a ton of arrests and a whole lot of hidden weapons.
Posted In: texas, violence, gangs, motorcycles

A ban on fracking bans (no, you didn't misread that)

May 4, 2015
Texas is looking to ban local bans on fracking, and it's not alone.
Posted In: fracking, texas, oklahoma

New battle erupts over future of the Alamo

Apr 30, 2015
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas were removed as caretakers of the Alamo.
Posted In: texas, alamo
An oil rig extracts petroleum.

Oil layoffs start at wellheads and work their way up

Apr 17, 2015
Unemployment claims have doubled in Texas as the oil industry sheds workers.
Posted In: oil industry, Unemployment, texas