Statewide News

Houston female officer caught with kilo of cocaine

A Houston officer is arrested in a drug sting. Investigators say she was busted with a kilo of cocaine with her young son right next to her, Drew Karedes has details.

Felon in possession sentenced to three years in prison

Carlos Luna, 45, of Corpus Christi, has been handed a 36-month sentence for his conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Luna entered a plea of guilty on Thursday, Aug.

RESTORE Council accepting submissions for restoration projects along the Texas coast

The RESTORE Council announced on Thursday, August 21st that submissions are now being accepted for restoration projects along the Texas Gulf Coast, to be funded by penalties resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

San Antonio man convicted of sex trafficking of minors

A federal jury convicted 38–year-old Marcus Deshawn Wright for his role in prostituting two minor females last year announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman, Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI’s San Antonio D

Cypress man convicted of distributing child pornography

Jimmy Ortiz, 33, of Cypress, has entered a guilty plea to one count of distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Texas sets waterfowl seasons for 2014-15

Duck populations are the highest since North American surveys began in 1955, and as a result Texas will enjoy for the 20th consecutive year the most liberal waterfowl hunting season framework allowable.

McRaven appointed as next chancellor of The University of Texas System

The University of Texas System Board of Regents unanimously approved the appointment of Admiral William H.

Back to School driving tips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active and be aware of school bus safety.

Coast Guard continues search for missing man from capsized fishing vessel

A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew is continuing to search for a missing man near Cedar Bayou, near Houston, after the fishing vessel he was on capsized Monday afternoon.

What is next for Governor Perry after being indicted last week?

Texas Governor Rick Perry  has been indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts, allegedly for trying to force a District Attorney to resign after getting a DWI.