Statewide News

Robbery suspect shot by police on trial for assault

An Austin jury will try to decide on Thursday if a robbery suspect is guilty of assaulting an Austin police officer. Kris Bettis reports the whole incident was caught on dashcam video.

Police seize a $1 million in marijuana from grow house

It's a neighborhood with not one but two daycares, and right on the same street, a million dollar marijuana grow house. Officers made the discovery near Houston, Malini Basu reports.

State of Texas shuts down bogus online ‘Free’ credit scores scheme

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today resolved the State’s enforcement action against the operators of an online scheme that violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Former correctional officer and spouse sentenced for bribery and conspiracy

Joel Gonzalez, a former U.S.

Child with cancer shot, killed in front yard

New charges and new information in the murder of a teenager battling cancer. Ryan's Lara's family feels thankful for something many families never find, a little bit of closure.

Texas Department of Agriculture market recap for Nov. 17th

(Nov. 17, 2014) For the week ending Nov. 15, 2014, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices steady to as much as $20 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with light-weight offerings posting the largest gains.

Digitization of rare maps helps Save Texas History

Christmas came early at the historic Archives of the Texas General Land Office with a gift Texans worldwide will be eager to share.

Tax return preparer charged with filing false tax returns

Maricela Hernandez has been arrested on charges of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false tax returns, announced U.S.

Woman admits to authorities of having sex with minor while husband videotapes act

Charles Travis Cloud, of Corpus Christi, and Vanessa Lisla Cloud, of Zapata, have been ordered to prison for the sexual exploitation of a child, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Importing meth on Independence Day leads to 10 years in federal prison

Guillermo Garcia, 55, has been ordered to federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute nearly 25 kilograms of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Border Patrol agent pleads guilty to harboring undocumented aliens

Roberto Cantu Rodriguez, 35, of Laredo, has entered a guilty plea to a charge of concealing, harboring and shielding five undocumented aliens from detection, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Governor Perry, DPS and Crime Stoppers to implement reward program targeting stash houses

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in conjunction with the Office of the Governor and Texas Crime Stoppers, today announced the implementation of the Texas Stash House Rewards Program.

UT System Board of Regents supports UTRGV "Vaqueros" mascot name

The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the UT System administration fully support President Guy Bailey in his recommendation to make the “Vaqueros” the athletic nickname for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Russia plans long-range bomber flights in Gulf of Mexico

Russia plans to send long-range bombers to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, the nation's defense minister said, in what may be Moscow's latest provocative maneuver.

21-year-old arrested in connection with a deadly bus shooting in Texas

Texas authorities have arrested a 21 year-old man in connection with a deadly shooting on a bus in San Antonio Tuesday, Mayra Moreno has an update.