UNDATED - State Senator Kip Averitt will be stepping down later this month.
The Republican's announcement on Monday, comes just a week after he won his primary race.
Averitt cited health concerns.
A special election will be held in may t
UNDATED - Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison conceded the Republican nomination for Texas governor to Governor Rick Perry last night.
The GOP nominee will face democratic nominee and former Houston Mayor Bill White.
The 2010 Texas gubernatorial elect
WACO - Texas primary elections will be held tomorrow.
Republican gubernatorial candidates include incumbent Rick Perry, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Debra Medina.
Democratic candidates include Bill White and Faruk Shami.
The race for the March 2 primaries continues with current Governor Rick Perry seperating from the pack.
In September, Senator Hutchison had a 40-38 lead over Perry.
According to a current Rasmussen poll, Perry is enjoying a 21 percent lead over
A pair of arrests are made in a string of church fires in East Texas.
Authorities have taken 19-year-old Jason Robert Bourque and 21-year-old Daniel George McAllister into custody.
Officials suspect the two are responsible for ten church
AUSTIN - A small plane crashed into a building in north Austin around 10 a.m..
Officials believe it could have been intentional.
The pilot, Joseph Andrew Stack, reportedly set his own home on fire before flying the plane into the building.
Yesterday, former Representative Charlie Wilson, of Texas, died at the age of 76.
A Trinity native, Wilson served in Congress for the second district of Texas for more than two decades.
Wilson served as a Navy lieutenant before working in the t
LUFKIN, Texas - A hospital spokeswoman says former Rep. Charlie Wilson of Texas has died at the age of 76.The Trinity native served in Congress for the second district of Texas for more than two decades.
Federal investigators are sorting through the two latest church fires in East Texas.
The fires were reported within an hour of each other Monday night, and the churches are about three miles apart in a rural area northwest of Tyler.