Statewide 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.

Rep. Eddie Lucio, III appointed to State Water Implementation Fund for Texas committee

Texas Speaker of the House of Representatives, Joe Straus, has appointed Rep. Eddie Lucio, III to serve on the newly created State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) Advisory Committee.

DSHS expands closure of oyster harvesting due to algae

The Texas Department of State Health Services is temporarily closing bays along the Texas coast from Matagorda Bay to Corpus Christi Bay to the harvesting of oysters, clams and mussels because of elevated levels of an algae that can produce a t

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Alpine

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Daniel “Donnie” Carrillo, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

School bus driver accused of being intoxicated

A school bus driver in Houston is facing charges of driving while intoxicated. He was arrested while taking students home from a charter school on Monday afternoon, Robert Arnold reports.

TX oil spill audio tapes

Following up on the oil spill in the Houston ship channel last month, NBC News has obtained audio tapes of the captain to captain conversation that occurred just moments before impact, reporter Joel Eisenbaum has more.

Sex offender indicted for transporting minors across state lines for prostitution

A 31-year-old convicted sex offender from east Texas was indicted Wednesday on child exploitation charges, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bale, Eastern District of Texas.

'Deaf & Dumb' written on deaf couple's airline bag receipt

A deaf couple in Texas wants an apology after they say an airport worker left an insensitive message on their luggage, Jessica Willey has the story.

Canadian businessman ordered to prison in $3 million telemarketing fraud

Ragavan Thamby, 53, a Canadian citizen, has been sentenced to federal prison following his conviction of one count of conspiracy to commit telemarketing fraud, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Acting Special Agent in

$5,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Eric Lapaul Mosby, 39, 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.

Armed career criminal handed 15+ year prison sentence

Joel Sanchez Jr., 44, of Corpus Christi, will now be serving 188 months in federal prison following his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He entered a plea of guilty Nov.

Laredo resident arrested for threatening to blow up Federal building

Cristina Lara, 43, has been charged with threatening to blow up the building that houses the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Laredo, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Affluenza crash victim refuses settlement from parents of Ethan Couch

A young survivor of a drunken driving crash is seeking a trial to settle a civil lawsuit against the driver.