Statewide News

Click It or Ticket campaign begins today

Motorists who don’t buckle up in compliance with state seat belt laws face fines and court costs up to $200 as stepped up enforcement gets underway this month during the Texas Department of Transportation’s 13th annual “Click

Luminant Consortium partners with Tyler Junior College for job-training grant

Luminant Generation Co. and Luminant Mining Co. have partnered with Tyler Junior College to provide job training using a $270,967 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

HEB launches gas savings program at the pump

Committed to lower prices and helping Texas families save money, H-E-B will launch a gas savings program to help customers save each time they gas up at participating H-E-B Fuel Stations throughout the region.

Coast Guardsman receives Secretary of Homeland Security’s Award for Valor

A Coast Guardsman received the Secretary’s Award for Valor from Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Charles Johnson, in Washington, D.C., May 7, 2014.

East Texas man convicted in game warden assaults

A man arrested last fall for assaulting two Texas game wardens following a high-speed pursuit in Limestone County has been convicted of four felonies in connection with the case.

TX man indicted for smuggling dead hummingbirds from Mexico

A 53-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on smuggling charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

VIDEO: Texas mother charged with slamming 2-year-old son into ground

A 2-year-old Houston, Texas boy and his 1-year-old brother have been placed with relatives while Child Protective Services investigates allegations of child abuse.

Fighting pain, with lasers!

(KPRC) More than half of Americans live with chronic pain. It's one of the most common reasons for missed work and has fueled a billion dollar prescription drug industry.

Laredo man who fled to Mexico indicted for kidnapping

A federal grand jury has indicted Raul Ochoa-Perez, 42, of Laredo, on charges of conspiracy to kidnap and kidnapping, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

TWC Commissioner honors small employers for Small Business Week

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade marked this year’s Small Business Week by speaking at a Small Business Week celebration at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Waco.

Popular baby names in Texas for 2013

The Social Security Administration announces the most popular baby names in Texas for 2013. Jacob and Sophia topped the list. The top five boys and girls names for 2013 in Texas were:

Corpus Christi man sentenced for producing child pornography

Michael Paul Torres, 34, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of sexual exploitation of a child, more commonly referred to as production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

"Just keep the fight"

(KPRC) It was a typical Major League Baseball game Monday: Mascots, excited fans and well-paid athletes.

TripAdvisor ranks Texas BBQ third in the nation

Texans take great pride in their BBQ, as many others do in the south, but where does it rank against the best smoky, deliciousness in the land?