Statewide News

VIDEO: Texas man accused of killing 6 passes out in court

The man accused of killing six family members, including four children, 'execution style' appeared before a judge Friday morning.

Feds consider housing illegal immigrant children at abandoned ETX school

Houston County Judge Erin Ford tells KETK he has gotten notice the federal government is looking to house illegal immigrant children at the Crockett State School campus.

Regents approve admissions standards for UTRGV

The University of Texas System Board of Regents Thursday approved admissions criteria for first-time students, transfer students and graduate students at UT Rio Grande Valley, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015.

Shooting leaves six dead, four of them children

Authorities are still putting all the pieces together after shooting in Spring, Texas on Wednesday that left six people dead. The suspect has been identified as 34 year-old Ron Haskell.

President Obama's visit to the State of Texas

President Obama landed at Love Field around 4:20 p.m. central time.

$5,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Fort Worth

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Randy Hofstetter, 28, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

TPWD officers arrest 58 intoxicated boat operators during Fourth of July

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens made 58 boating under the influence arrests and contacted some 30,000 recreational boaters over the July Fourth weekend.

Beat July heat with a canoe, kayak outing at RGV's South Bay Padding Trail

On the water it’s easier than ever to experience a closer view of wildlife and scenery. Beat the heat and kayak or canoe easily accessible and scenic waterways in a state park or along a designated Texas Paddling Trail.

Child dies after being found unresponsive in car

A 2-year-old girl is dead. El Paso Police add officers responded to the Far East El Paso home where Fire Medical Services was rendering aid to the victim. ---

Several Laredoans get massive sentences in multi-million dollar methamphetamine conspiracy

A total of six Laredoans and three others have been sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy to transport more than 100 kilograms of methamphetamine in 2011, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Report indicates vehicle thefts increase in the month of July

The Texas Crime Analysis Report shows vehicle thefts occur about every eight minutes. The month of July typically means an increase in vehicle auto thefts. That's according to the Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.

Nueces Electrical Co-op pays former employee nearly $47,000

An employee of Nueces Electrical Co-op in Corpus Christi has received $46,920 in back wages and damages after an investigation by the U.S.

H-E-B issues precautionary recall on market items

H-E-B, committed to ensuring the safety of its products, is issuing a precautionary recall of several beef market items in stores throughout Texas due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat.

TX Attorney General’s Office develops Human Trafficking Prevention Manual for education professionals

The Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force today convened in Austin at the Travis County Center for Child Protection to discuss the State’s collaborative efforts to combat human trafficking.

TxDMV kicks-off "Watch Your Car Month" campaign against auto crimes

Almost half of the vehicles stolen in Texas each year are easy targets because the keys are left inside the vehicles.