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Austin residents return to wildfire-scorched homes

David and Kris Griffin returned home from out-of-town weekend trips on Monday to find that their house was one of at least 20 in their Austin neighborhood destroyed or... Read more »

April 18, 2011

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Austin, Texas, fire contained; 18 homes damaged

An Austin wildfire authorities believe was sparked by a homeless man's campfire burned 100 acres and damaged at least 18 homes — a number fire officials expect... Read more »

April 18, 2011

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Winds-stoked wildfires threaten Texas communities

Strong winds and tinder-dry conditions presented more challenges Sunday for firefighters battling a spate of wildfires threatening communities across Texas, including... Read more »

April 17, 2011

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Texas lawmakers back off concealed carry on campus

Two months ago, Texas looked ready to allow concealed handguns in college classrooms. Lawmakers lined up to sponsor a bill, pistol-packing Gov. Rick Perry supported it... Read more »

April 12, 2011

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Governor views damage from Texas wildfires

Gov. Rick Perry took to the air Tuesday to survey some of the ravaged counties of West Texas devastated by wildfires that have blackened tens of thousands of acres,... Read more »

April 12, 2011

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Gov. Perry to view damage from Texas wildfires

Gov. Rick Perry plans to view the devastation from wildfires that have burned tens of thousands of acres in Texas and left one firefighter critically hurt. Read more »

April 12, 2011

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