Statewide News

Texas 3 year-old boy receives a bronze star for heroic act

A Houston boy fighting for his own life is helping other children and his actions have earned him recognition as a real-life hero. Bennett Nester is just three years old. Like most little boys, he loves his trains and his mom.

Pancho Claus hits the streets of Houston

A Texas icon hit the streets this Christmas to spread some Holiday cheer. Wearing a Zoot suit and riding around in a low-rider, Pancho Claus was out in Houston delivering toys to families in need, Amanda Perez reports.

Bond denied for suspect in "Knockout game"

Bond was denied for a Texas man accused of beating a 79 year-old in a "Knockout game" attack. The 27 year-old suspect was charged with a hate crime, Jace Larson has the story.

Woman to give birth to third set of twins

Imagine starting the New Year, giving birth to twins! Once Central Texas mother is about to have a third set of fraternal twins. Come next week, she'll have eight children in all, Robert Hadlock has the story.  

Mysterious red dust coating cars in Houston

Texas car wash owners got an early Christmas gift, hundreds of people lined up to get their vehicles washed Sunday after finding them covered in a mysterious coating of red dust, Karla Barguiarena has the story.

Husband wants pregnant wife taken off life support, but law prevents it

A Texas man wants to let his wife die, he says she never wanted to be kept alive on life support, but doctors won't pull the plug, they can't because she is pregnant and Teresa Woodard reports taking her off life support is against the

Texas Department of Public Safety graduates 102 State Troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw and Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon today were joined by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott as the department commissioned 102 men and women as Highway Patrol

Gay couple kicked out of country Western club for dancing

A Texas couple says they were discriminated against at a country Western club, because they're gay, but, the club's owner says, the club was just following its policy, Nicole Hickl has the story.

Facebook vid flap over 4 year-old running beside car

A Texas is defending a home video showing his 4 year-old son running beside his SUV.

Three deaths in Houston area due to H1N1

After several deaths in the Houston area due to H1N1, a condition once commonly referred to as Swine Flu, there are understandable concerns about this flu season.

Texas unemployment rate falls for fourth consecutive month

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Texas fell to 6.1 percent in November, down from 6.2 percent in October.

Laredo doctor pleads guilty in misbranding drugs case

Eduardo Miranda M.D., 55, of Laredo, has pleaded guilty to one count of introducing misbranded drugs into the country, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

CBP officer arrested on alien transporting charges

Juan Gabriel Bonilla, 27, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer from Laredo, has been arrested for attempting to transport aliens into the United States and conspiracy to do so, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Former Laredo business owner convicted in large marijuana case

A federal jury has returned a guilty verdict against Marco Antonio Marchan, 45, for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute in excess of 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Kenn

Smoke shop owner and realtor sentenced to federal prison

The co-owner of Mr.