Statewide News

ICE Houston deports Honduran woman wanted for kidnapping

A Honduran woman wanted in her native country for kidnapping was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

TX Attorney General’s Child Support Division leads the nation in child support collections

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Child Support Division ranks first in the nation for collecting more than $3.6 billion in child support for the federal fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2013.

Five persons sentenced in connection with Texas Game Warden assaults

One of two men arrested last fall for assaulting two Texas game wardens following a high-speed pursuit in Limestone County has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following guilty pleas to five felonies stemming from the case.

Coast Guard rescues 12-year-old boy drifting from shore off Bolivar Peninsula

A 12-year-old boy was hoisted to safety by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Tuesday, after drifting 300-400 yards away from shore in an inner tube near Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula in Texas.

TPWD Public Hunt Drawing System going paperless

Effective with this summer’s applications, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s popular Public Hunt Drawing System will be online-only.

TxDOT summer driving tips when traveling on Texas roads

Summer is here, which means it’s time for summer vacations and road trips. According to the U.S.

Tax preparer pleads guilty to stealing more than $228,000

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South Laredo trafficking group indicted

A total of 24 alleged members of a cocaine, crack and marijuana trafficking group have been arrested and charged with multiple violations of federal law, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Joseph M.

Police find the body of a child wrapped in blankets inside a refrigerator

Police found the body of a child wrapped in blankets inside a refrigerator. Authorities were called to the home to perform a welfare check.

Police find the body of a child wrapped in blankets inside a refrigerator

Police found the body of a child wrapped in blankets inside a refrigerator. Authorities were called to the home to perform a welfare check.

$10,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, gang member from Abilene area

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Cory James Fisher, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Good news for Texas bats

Recent surveys in Texas for white-nose syndrome, a devastating fungal disease that has killed more than six million bats across eastern North America, found no evidence of the disease in the state.

SeaWorld® kicks off summer with brand new Shamu show

Play all day and all night starting Saturday, June 14 when SeaWorld® kicks off its annual “Summer Nights” series with a brand-new Shamu show, Shamu Celebration: Light Up the Night.

New state campaign sparks discussion about mental health

Mental health issues can leave people feeling isolated and ashamed.

Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang leader pleads guilty to federal racketeering charges

An alleged general of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang (ABT) pleaded guilty today to racketeering charges related to his membership in the ABT’s criminal enterprise, announced U.S.