- Bullet manufacturer to build plant in West Virginia Updated: May-31-16 5:52 pm
QUINCY, West Virginia - An ammunition company announced plans Tuesday to build a bullet factory in southern West Virginia and add 400 jobs.
- Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee Updated: May-31-16 5:36 pm
RICHMOND, Texas - Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along a river that reached a record-high crest on Tuesday but could swell further with more rain expected in the coming days.
- The Latest: Woman found dead in Hill Country after flood Updated: May-29-16 5:21 pm
HOUSTON - The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local):
- 153 homes in Bryan damaged by tornado Updated: May-27-16 10:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):
- Austin police to share patrol duties amid staff shortage Updated: May-26-16 9:05 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police say a staff shortage is forcing the department to fill vacancies in patrol shifts with detectives or non-patrol officers for the next 12 months.
- Hailee Cooper, Kaitlyn Papp win US Women's Amateur 4-Ball Updated: May-25-16 9:34 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Florida - Hailee Cooper and Kaitlyn Papp won the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday at Streamsong Resort, outlasting 13-year-olds Angelina Kim and Brianna Navarrosa with a par on the first extra hole.
- Correction: Baylor-Sex Assault Investigations story Updated: May-25-16 2:41 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - In a story May 24 about sexual assault cases involving Baylor University, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Baylor spokeswoman on second reference. Her name is Lori Fogleman, not Fogelman.
- Filipino pair reach semifinals of Women's Amateur Four-Ball Updated: May-25-16 12:08 am
BOWLING GREEN, Florida - Princess Mary Superal made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to lead her Filipino team into the semifinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball on Tuesday.
- Texas elementary school tosses name of Robert E. Lee Updated: May-24-16 1:04 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - An Austin elementary school will be renamed for an acclaimed Depression-era photographer after the school board decided it should no longer carry the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
- Austin police: 13 rock-throwing incidents on Interstate 35 Updated: May-24-16 8:49 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police say they are investigating 13 incidents over the weekend of someone intentionally throwing rocks at vehicles on Interstate 35, injuring five people.
- Suit seeks testimony from ex-Texas coach Mack Brown, others Updated: May-22-16 11:06 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent current and former administrators as they dig into one of college sports' highest-profile athletic departments.
- AP-TX--Texas News Digest 1 pm, TX Updated: May-20-16 2:15 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Diana Heidgerd is on the desk.
- Texas unemployment for April up slightly to 4.4 percent Updated: May-20-16 11:55 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in April to 4.4 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
- Abbott calls relationship with indicted AG 'very effective' Updated: May-18-16 6:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Greg Abbott is reiterating his support for indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
- Religion news in brief Updated: May-18-16 12:46 pm
Speaker defends nuns over birth control mandate
- UT research links most recent Texas quakes to oil activity Updated: May-17-16 7:55 pm
DALLAS - A new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin concludes that human activity, particularly oil and gas production, has been a factor in earthquakes throughout the state for nearly 100 years.
- Exit of Uber, Lyft from Austin makes travel more challenging Updated: May-17-16 6:24 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - After a car wreck last year put Akhila Sivakumar in the hospital for more than a month and left her with burns and bruises across her body, she was hesitant to drive again. So when the 22-year-old began to look for jobs from College Station, she looked in cities where Uber and Lyft were popular.
- Report: Austin flood control improvements could cost $4B Updated: May-17-16 3:52 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A draft report on how to avoid storm-related flooding in Austin and save lives says improvements could cost up to $4 billion.
- Austin officer not indicted for naked teen's fatal shooting Updated: May-17-16 2:29 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A Travis County grand jury has decided not to indict on criminal charges a former Austin police officer who shot and killed an unarmed, naked 17-year-old.
- UT police officer accidentally shoots self, hospitalized Updated: May-17-16 11:13 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Officials say a University of Texas police officer accidentally shot himself outside of the campus police department.
- Pastor who accused Whole Foods of slur on cake drops lawsuit Updated: May-17-16 7:07 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A gay Texas pastor who sued Whole Foods alleging that a cake he bought from the grocer had an anti-gay slur written on it in icing has dropped his lawsuit.
- Toxic lead in water at 3 state-run centers for disabled Updated: May-14-16 2:38 pm
DALLAS - Testing has revealed elevated lead levels in drinking water at three Texas State Supported Living Centers that house 590 disabled residents, according to the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
- Murder charge dropped against suspected Austin judge shooter Updated: May-14-16 1:36 pm
HOUSTON - Prosecutors in Houston have dropped a murder charge against a man who Travis County authorities have identified as the suspect in the shooting and wounding of a state judge in Austin last year.
- Immigrant mothers: Detention center harmful to kids Updated: May-13-16 7:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas detention centers for families caught illegally crossing the southern U.S. border are more like jails that have sickened kids, affected their mental health and put them in danger, a group of immigrant mothers testified Friday.
- The Latest: Hearing on detention centers to resume June 1 Updated: May-13-16 6:52 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Latest on a court hearing on issuing child care licenses to immigrant detention centers in Texas. (all times local):