Statewide News

ICE San Antonio deports Mexican fugitive wanted for homicide

A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for homicide was deported Thursday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Whoa! Texas town has gas for $2.58.

No, your eyes are not deceiving you, that gas station sign says $2.58 for a gallon of regular! But you'll have to drive to the small town of Odem, Texas to get it.

Texas has record number of registered voters for Nov. 4th election

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry announced that a record number of 14,025,441 Texans are registered to vote.

OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk

National discount chain Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for willfully and repeatedly exposing workers to serious hazards at its store in Watauga.

City of Houston attorneys demanding sermons from local pastors

Opponents of Houston's controversial new "Equal Rights Ordinance" call it an attack on the First Amendment. The ordinance was meant to extend equal rights to the city's gay and transgender residents.

TX AG Abbott recovers $39.7M from generic drug manufacturer

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved an enforcement action against Ranbaxy, a generic drug manufacturer.

Nina Pham, nurse with Ebola, to be transferred to Maryland

According to NBC, a federal official said the first nurse infected with Ebola will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

Illegal alien sentenced for using deceased boy’s identity

Jesus Duenas-Barajas, 53, a Mexican National illegally residing in Houston, has been ordered to prison following his convictions of submitting a false statement on a U.S. passport application and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S.

Former north Texas high school teacher admits producing child pornography

A former north Texas high school teacher pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal child pornography charges, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.

Weslaco's Estero Llano Grande State Park to host Halloween event

If you’re looking for a safer and healthier alternative to neighborhood trick-or-treating and other typical Halloween activities, grab the kids and head outdoors to any of more than a dozen Texas State Parks offering variety of special &l

Hospital offering rooms to those employees who treated Ebola patient

With a second Texas health care worker now infected with the Ebola virus despite following recommended protection procedures, Texas Health Dallas is offering a room to any impacted employees who would like to stay there to avoid even the remote

DPS reminds drivers, don’t pass stopped school buses

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct.

Ebola experts speak on RGV's readiness for potential Ebola cases

The Valley is home to a husband-and-wife team of Ebola experts who have studied the virus for decades and even wrote a book on the subject.

Second nurse diagnosed with Ebola virus identified

A second health care worker has been diagnosed with Ebola in Texas. The woman is a 29-year-old nurse who treated the Liberian man who died of the disease in a Dallas hospital.

Houston attorneys subpoena documents from pastors over equal rights ordinance

A push for equal rights in Houston could spark a national debate on the freedom of religion. Several ministers are challenging the city's Equal Rights Ordinance and requesting it be suspended.