Statewide News

Coast Guard transports 3 men, 2 dogs off Padre Island National Seashore

The Coast Guard picked up three men and two dogs from Padre Island National Seashore after their vehicles became disabled on the beach Wednesday.

Unique collaboration reveals dinosaurs once roamed San Antonio

Texas Parks & Wildlife and the Witte Museum have formed a new partnership to document and research the only known dinosaur footprints on public land in Bexar County.

Zeta cartel member sentenced in conspiracy to smuggle firearms/grenades into Mexico

Richard John Medina aka “El Guero,” 40, of Laredo, has been ordered to prison for being a felon in possession of multiple firearms and grenades, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Medina pleaded guilty Tuesday, Dec.

Texas father accused of gunning down drunk driver acquitted of murder

(NBC News) A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder.

Texas biggest beach cleanup on September 27th

As many as 10,000 Texans are expected to hit the beach Saturday, Sept. 27 for the biggest beach cleanup in the Lone Star State, the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup.

Gov. Perry helps break ground on Occidental Petroleum Complex in Midland

Gov. Rick Perry helped break ground on Occidental Petroleum's Midland Office Complex.

CBP announces new Internet method for reporting smuggling and illicit activity

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Field Office announced today that there is a new Internet-based method for members of the public in South Texas to anonymously report various types of smuggling activity to CBP.

DPS mobile app now available for download

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of its mobile app, which is designed to give Texans instant access to the state’s Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program and other valuable resources.

2015 Toyota Texas Bass Classic set for May 23-25 at Lake Fork

The 2015 Toyota Texas Bass Classic – an event which draws the world’s top professional bass anglers — has been set for Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, at Lake Fork.

Traffic stop leads to seizure of nearly 500 lbs. of marijuana

A routine traffic stop in San Diego leads to a major marijuana seizure.

Former fugitive faces numerous charges including hostage taking related to an alleged murder

Noe Aranda-Soto, 34, an undocumented alien illegally residing in Houston, will make his initial appearance in Corpus Christi federal court tomorrow on charges contained in a 22-count superceding indictment, announced U.S.

Humble man sentenced for multiple convictions in health care fraud conspiracy

Lawrence Tyler, 42, has been ordered to prison for six years following his convictions for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and one count of money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Mag

Prospects good for Dove season in Texas

Most folks don’t usually look forward to Mondays, but Texas dove hunters will be making an exception this year. The traditional September 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones falls on Labor Day Monday.

Governor Perry's indictment hearing

While Texas Governor Rick Perry was in New Hampshire this morning, his attorney was meeting with a Texas judge.

Felon in possession sentenced to three years in prison

Carlos Luna, 45, of Corpus Christi, has been handed a 36-month sentence for his conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Luna entered a plea of guilty on Thursday, Aug.