Statewide News

FEMA: May 25-31 is Hurricane Preparedness Week

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining its federal, tribal, state and local partners in Louisiana and Texas to commemorate Hurricane Preparedness Week by sharing critical information about the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season w

Student found dead in hotel after prom

Prom night in Houston ended in tragedy, police are trying to determine what led to the death of a student, Jacqueline Crea has the story.

National Safe Boating Week begins Coast Guard urges mariners to be prepared

This past weekend marked the kick off of National Safe Boating Week and the Coast Guard urges all mariners to be prepared.

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: