Statewide News

Texas mother finds three children dead in apparent murder suicide

A Texas mother makes a horrifying discovery in her home, three of her children were dead in what appears to be a murder suicide, Sonia Azad has the story. Jessica Olivares, Neighbor, "I heard the banging."

Woman agrees to give up snakes that were roaming her home

A Texas woman who had 15 snakes has agreed to give them up. The snakes were seized last week, but the owner had fought to keep them, as Miya Shay reports, the battle is now over.

DPS aircraft rescues lost kayakers

On Friday, June 20th DPS Troopers assisted in rescuing several lost kayakers caught by flashflood waters on the Pecos River.

RGV birding center beneficiary of $11K of conservation grant funds

The results are in and organizers of the 18th annual Great Texas Birding Classic have something to squawk about.

Fourth of July fireworks at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

The annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) will be Friday, July 4.

Six juveniles rescued by FBI in child sex trafficking operation

During the past four days, the FBI together with several local, state, and federal law enforcement partners conducted Operation Cross Country VIII to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States.

Car thief ditches baby

(KPRC) An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing 8-month-old baby was found safe, abandoned in a vacant lot in Houston, Texas.

Former Bastrop teacher sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting two students

Arthur Reyes, 61, of Bastrop, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday after he pleaded guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual assault.

Texas Department of Public Safety graduates 107 State Troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw and Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon, on Friday, were joined by Texas State Rep.

Sea Rim State Park enjoying rebirth on the upper coast

Sea Rim State Park on the upper Texas coast has been reborn after being battered and inundated by two hurricanes in the past decade and now sports a host of improveme

Coast Guard rescues 7 adults, 3 children from sinking boat in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Friday after their catamaran began taking on water 18 miles north of the Port Mansfield jetties and about 1.5 miles offshore.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan medevac 2 after boat collision

The Coast Guard responded to a collision between a power boat and a catamaran involving eight adults and five children Saturday inside the Corpus Christi shipping channel and just west of the ferry channel.

16 charged in alleged large scale marijuana trafficking organization

A multi-count federal indictment has been unsealed following the arrest of 11 individuals throughout south Texas and the Houston areas, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Brian M.

Mother sent to prison for ripping son's genitals

A 34 year-old woman will spend the next two years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to tearing her young son's genitals and then using glue to try to fix the wound.

Dog breaks state record for largest litter

That's one big family! One dog is reportedly the Texas record holder for largest litter. Monclair Brady, the Mastiff, had 17 puppies with the previous record being 16.