Statewide News

Coyote runs loose at Houston airport

Pilots called for help after they spotted a coyote running around loose at Houston's airport Wednesday. Officials chased him across several runways, before he eventually escaped under the fence.

Family outraged over drunken driving probation

A 16 year-old drunk driver who killed four people won't serve a day in jail. The victim's families are outraged, Todd Unger has the story from Fort Worth, Texas.

Ice falling off the roof of a Dallas resort's main entrance

While Texas is slowly warming up after the weekend massive ice storm, a new concern has emerged for pedestrians and drivers alike, falling ice.

Zeta cartel member convicted in conspiracy to smuggle firearms into Mexico

Richard John Medina aka “El Guero,” 40, of Laredo, has entered a plea of guilty to being a felon in possession of multiple firearms and grenades, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

U.S. Supreme Court hears Texas’ challenge to EPA’s unlawful cross-state air pollution rule

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement regarding today’s U.S.

Honduran man convicted of high speed flight from Border Patrol checkpoint

Miguel Angel Chavarria-Martinez, 28, a Honduran national illegally in the United States, has entered a guilty plea to eluding and high speed flight from a Border Patrol (BP) checkpoint, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Federal jury convicts Austin man who harbored female at local motel

Jose Gallegos, 47, of Austin, has been found guilty by a Corpus Christi jury of harboring and transporting an undocumented person, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Kids get special flight to North Pole

In Houston, a group of kids got a special visit to the North Pole. It was a treat planned just for them by United Airlines, Phillip Mena has the details on this unforgettable trip.

Deepwater Horizon Oil trustees invite public comment on restoration projects

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees have released a draft plan that proposes $627 million in early restoration projects across the Gulf states.

Man falls asleep on plane, gets locked inside

A trip from Louisiana to California took a bizarre turn, during a connection in Houston.

DPS urges Texans traveling the state to be prepared for winter storm

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to prepare for an arctic cold front expected to impact parts of Texas during the next few days, including the weekend.

Human smuggler sentenced to 10 years in prison for deaths of 7 immigrants

A 20-year-old Mexican man, responsible for the deaths of seven people after his smuggling vehicle crashed while he was fleeing from law enforcement, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.

Attorney General Abbott files Amicus Brief in support of gun rights

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from 26 states and one U.S. territory in filing a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief in defense of gun rights.

Reward increased to $15,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Santos Francisco Sanchez, 46, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to as much as $15,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of Decemb

TX is home to the world's largest gingerbread house

Texas is known for doing things big. Now the Lone Star state is home to the world's largest gingerbread house, Natasha Sweatte has the story.