Statewide News

Impaired driving campaign aims to save at-risk Hispanic men

Impaired driving continues to be a significant problem in Texas and responding to this challenge requires an effective plan to communicate with all Texans.

El Paso fugitive wanted by the FBI

The father of Henry Solis, Victor Manuel Solis, 53, was arrested this morning in Lancaster, California, in a home where he had been residing.

Texas unemployment rate falls to 4.3 %

AUSTIN –Fueled by an impressive expansion in the Trade, Transportation and Utilities industry, Texas saw continued seasonally adjusted job growth in February.

AG Paxton objects to sale of Texans' personal data

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an objection to the sale of the personally identifiable information of 117 million RadioShack customers. General Paxton released the following statement:

New Texas Secretary starts Down to Business Tour

New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos began his statewide introductory tour across the state.

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles off TX shore

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted four people from their disabled boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 65 miles southeast of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday afternoon.

TX woman posts rant about parenting online, gets negative reaction

People love posting their opinions on the Internet. No matter what happens, you can be sure that someone is going to make their feelings about it known online.

Governor Abbott files Amicus brief to halt President's executive amnesty

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal in the case to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty.

Texas Workforce Commission Co-Sponsors 2015 Texas Science and Engineering Fair

More than 1,100 Texas middle and high school students will display their outstanding projects at the 2015 Texas Science and Engineering Fair.

TX AG sues Obama Department of Labor for unconstitutional “Spouse” rule

Yesterday the Texas Attorney General filed suit against the U.S. Department of Labor for a new rule that redefines the word “spouse” in the Family and Medical Leave Act.

'Exclusively for white people only' stickers posted on Austin businesses

"Wednesdays are usually like our slowest days." And at first this morning looked like another typical Wednesday at Sugar Mama's Bake Shop on Manor Road.

Texas daycare worker caught on camera mistreating baby

A Texas daycare worker is under investigation for jerking a baby around, twice. Both times were caught on camera. Baby Christian is pretty laid back and happy.

Alleged high ranking member of Los Zetas cartel arrested

Jose Manuel Saldivar-Farias aka “Z-31” or “El Borrado” has been charged with conspiracy to possess marijuana allegations after illegally entering the U.S., announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

TX Attorney General joins 22 AGs in opposition to ATF ammunition ban

Attorney General Ken Paxton and 22 other state attorneys general are urging the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) to permanently discard a proposed ban on M855 5.56 x 45mm ammunition.

State of Texas breaks new ground on child abuse prevention

Two state agencies that work to protect the health and safety of Texans have teamed up on an analysis of child abuse deaths and a plan to help prevent them.