Statewide News

Victim's wife confronts teenage driver in Texas courtroom

A teenager who hit killed a man while high on bath salts has been sentenced to ten years in prison. That man's widow faced the teen in court for the first time since the crash, Len Cannon has more.

Texas Board of Education considers proposing Mexican-American study course

The Texas Board of Education is considering a proposal to add Mexican American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

Woman shot by stray bullet after fight breaks out at quinceanera party

Houston police are searching for two armed men who opened fire at a 15 year-old's birthday party. A woman was injured after she was struck by a stray bullet, Gianna Caserta reports.

Fort Hood gunman vented on Facebook about Sandy Hook school shooting

We're learning more about the soldier who opened fire at Fort Hood last week, killing three people and wounding 16 before taking his own life.

Dallas man guilty of straw purchasing firearms and other charges

Martin Lopez-Villela, 51, a legal permanent resident of Dallas, has entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to defraud, smuggling goods from the United States and making a false statement during the purchase of firearms, announced United States

Six arrested in multiple drug/firearms indictments

Three separate indictments have been partially unsealed following the arrest of six Laredo residents on a variety of charges including methamphetamine and/or cocaine trafficking and felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Atto

Dual Chinese/U.S. citizen sentenced in money laundering scheme

Kin Fu Chow, 47, of Chicago, Ill., has been ordered to prison for his involvement in a money laundering conspiracy involving alien smuggling activity, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Fort Hood father reveals possible motive

One of the sixteen people injured in that Fort Hood shooting on Wednesday, an Army Sergeant from Mississippi, C.J.

Powerful hailstorm terrifies, sends shoppers running for cover in Denton, TX

Tornado sirens sounded and a funnel cloud formed on the horizon, Denton resident, "I don't know what to do, I've never been in a storm like this, I'm not from here."

Search for answers

(NBC News) With the U.S. Army leading the investigation -- not civilian agencies -- the public may never know all the details of this week's deadly shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.

The latest in the investigation into a Texas military base shooting

We're learning more about the soldier who opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Texas Wednesday, before turning the gun on himself.

TxDOT to take part in National Work Zone Awareness Week campaign

With 84 percent of 2013 work zone fatalities being motorists rather than workers, the Texas Department of Transportation will kick off its “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” campaign as part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 7-11.

Four dead at Fort Hood, three victims plus shooter

our people were dead, including the gunman, and at least 16 others were wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, military officials told NBC News.

Chupacabra found alive?

A woman in Texas says she's convinced she's found the elusive chupacabra and has the animal in a cage to prove it!

DPS offers safety tips for wildflower fans this Spring

Springtime in Texas is known for the beautiful wildflowers that blanket the fields and roadsides across our state, including the state flower, the Bluebonnet.