Statewide News

Fran’s Fryers recalls various raw poultry products shipped to TX stores

Fran’s Fryers, a Milford, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 251 pounds of various raw poultry products because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S.

Boy claims teacher punched and knocked him out

A Texas 7th grader claims his teacher punched him in the face and knocked him unconscious for seemingly no reason.

TxDMV launches first paperless vehicle title system

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) officials announced at a press conference today that Texas is the first state in the country to begin a paperless vehicle title system.

Attorney General Abbott applauds American Airlines merger settlement

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement on the settlement announced today regarding the American Airlines and US Airways merger:

Recent rainfall turning drought woes around

Although the recent storms have turned deadly, the rainfall is helping turn the state's drought woes around.

Man wins election in African-American community

Less than a week after winning a local election in Houston, one candidate is already embroiled in a racial controversy.

Sharyland ISD earns placement on College Board AP District Honor Roll

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today noted that 14 Texas school districts are among 477 in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on its 4th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.

107 Year-old veteran to meet President Obama

Believed to be the oldest veteran in the country, a Texas man gets a chance to meet the President on Veterans Day. Richard Overton may not look it, but he's 107 years-old.

Student short .30 cents denied breakfast

A Texas mom is outraged after her son's school, threw his breakfast out, because he was .30 cents short. Now, she's calling on the school district to make some policy changes, Erik Barajas reports.

Wendy Davis files paperwork to run for governor

Texas' candidates for governor became official on Saturday. Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis filed the paperwork at an internet shipping company in downtown Austin. Davis said she will focus on job creation.

Mass shooting at Houston party, 22 hurt, 2 dead

Pandemonium at a house party near Houston, after a shooting that left two people dead and nearly two dozen others hurt.

Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

On Nov. 11, 2013, America will pay tribute to the men and women who served the nation. For Veterans Day, as a way to say thanks, many businesses across the nation will be giving discounts and running promotions for veterans.

Attorney General Abbott files mobile phone ‘Cramming’ case

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today filed an enforcement action charging four text-messaging content providers and their billing aggregator, Mobile Messenger U.S.

TX single mom's 'Thanks a lot, Obama' letter goes viral

A single mother in the small town of Palmer, Texas, about an hour and 45 minutes west of Tyler, has written a "Thank you letter," to President Barack Obama.

Attorney General Abbott urges enhanced consumer protection, privacy rules for Obamacare ‘Navigators’

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sent a letter to Texas Insurance Commissioner Julia Rathgeber encouraging the state Department of Insurance to enact new consumer protection and privacy requirements for Obamacare navigators.