A Texan girl's 16th birthday celebrations turned into a nightmare when her very first parachute jump went horribly wrong at 3,500ft.
A Texas restaurant owner is selling his business to pay for the medical costs of a 19-year-old employee suffering from a brain tumour.
Named Thelma and Louise she appears healthy and is able to swim and walk in her tank in Texas.
A woman riding a rollercoaster billed as the tallest steel-hybrid ride in the world has died after falling from the attraction in Texas, NBC News reported.
The accident happened at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.
A park spokeswoman confirmed a woman died while riding the Texas Giant rollercoaster but did not specify what happened.
Witnesses told local station NBC 5 News that the woman fell from the ride.
Hundreds of people are expected to take part in demonstrations in Texas later tonight as the debate over abortion becomes a flashpoint issue in the United States again.
After Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis pulled off a 12-hour filibuster against a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, state Republicans are again attempting to pass the controversial vote.
More states are moving towards greater restrictions on the procedure - especially for late stage terminations - and some have already passed new laws.
Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports.
A tornado has ripped through a picturesque lakeside Texas town, causing multiple deaths and and destroying or damaging homes.
At least six people were killed and scores injured when tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near the Dallas-Fort Worth area after dark, authorities have said.
A single mum and several insurance companies are suing the owner of a fertiliser plant that exploded last week, killing 14 people and destroying dozens of homes and an apartment complex in a small Texas town.
Adair Grain, Inc, the parent company of West Fertiliser Co, has been accused of negligence, in tqwo lawsuits filed in McLennan County district court.
The company "was negligent in the operation of its facility, creating an unreasonably dangerous condition, which led to the fire and explosion," said a lawsuit filed on Friday by insurance companies on behalf of individuals, two churches, and businesses including a Chevrolet car dealer and a bakery.
The cause of the fire on April 17 in West, Texas has not been confirmed.
The first group of people who fled their homes when a fertiliser plant exploded in the town of West in Texas are to be allowed to return.
"It is safe, safe and safe," city council member Steve Vanek told a news conference, adding that a curfew had been put in place for residents.
Residents displaced by the massive fertiliser plant explosion in Texas have been told by officials that tanks on the site are leaking gas and causing small fires.
The fires are reported to be contained, but they are preventing those who live nearby from returning to their homes in the town of West.
Paramedic Bryce Reed, also a spokesman for West said he leaks were caused by tanks damaged by heat and had triggered small fires. He said no further evacuations were necessary.
Google has captured before and after photographs that highlight the devastation caused by the explosion of a fertiliser plant in West, Texas.14 people are reported to have died following the blast on Wednesday and approximately 200 people were injured.
Two more bodies have been recovered after the fertiliser plant explosion in West, Texas, law enforcement officials told the Associated Press.
A Texas state official has confirmed that 12 people died as a result of an explosion at a fertiliser plant in the Texan town of West. Approximately 200 people were injured.