Statewide News

Texas Secretary of State reminds voters about May 27th primary runoff election

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reminded voters that early voting for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election begins on Monday, May 19, and runs through, Friday, May 23.

2014 State Parks photo contest winners announced

Three winning images have been selected as the best of more than 1,300 entries in the Texas Parks and Wildlife 2014 State Parks Photo Contest. The contest called for people to submit entries of playful moments at a Texas state park.

Coast Guard seizes illegal catch, crew member injured

The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas, Thursday, after it was pursued by a Coast Guard aircraft and intercepted by the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cobia.

Coast Guard rescues 2 men, 1 child from sinking boat

A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from their sinking boat in Nueces Bay, Sunday.

TWC awards self-sufficiency funding for petrochemical training

A four-member Houston-area community college consortium has partnered with Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast and the Texas Workforce Commission to provide job training in support of petrochemical employers.

Manufacturing consortium partners with Tarrant County College for job-training grant

A manufacturing consortium has partnered with Tarrant County College to provide job training using an $889,886 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

FBI summer safety tips for parents

As the school year draws to a close, many parents are planning for their children’s summer activities.

NOAA shows off hurricane hunter airplane

The National Hurricane Center's Gulf Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour made a touch and go in Corpus Christi on Monday. It featured an airplane, they call "The Hurricane Hunter".

10-year-old boy takes off in relative's truck, crashes in parking lot

A 10 year-old boy went on a joyride in a relative's truck. The boy was with his grandfather and a sibling at a doctor's appointment when the grandfather says the child left and drove off in the vehicle.

Zebra mussel rules now expanded statewide

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra

Laredo couple enter pleas in Mexican mafia case

Carlos Contreras, 33, and his wife Ana Rosa Contreras, 31, have entered guilty pleas in relation to a massive drug trafficking and money laundering case involving members of the Texas Mexican Mafia prison gang, announced United States Attorney

Seven Mission residents arrested in funnel account conspiracy related to marijuana trafficking

Five men and three women have been arrested as a result of an the efforts of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation dubbed “Operation Prototype,” announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Machine shop worker charged with causing $1 Million loss to former employer

A federal grand jury in Victoria has indicted Jack Kennedy, 55, of Houston, for perpetrating a multi-year mail and wire fraud scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Silk Light Original Soymilk recalled due to possible allergic reaction

WhiteWave foods is recalling half gallon containers of Silk Light Original Soymilk because the product may contain almond milk.

New Roa’s Aviary at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark, to open Memorial Day weekend

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark, will welcome guests to its newest attraction, Roa’s Aviary, on May 24. The opening comes just before the summer travel season begins on Memorial Day weekend.