Statewide News

Coast Guard rescues two in Corpus Christi Bay

Coast Guard crews searched and located a man after he entered the water Sunday afternoon in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, and drifted away from his sailboat and girlfriend, who could not fully control the boat to retrieve him.

Houston subpoenas sermons

City attorney demands churches notes on sermons on recently passed equal rights ordinance, outraging pastors. Mark Boyle reports.

HazMat crews disinfect three Central Texas schools

Cleaning crews are disinfecting three Central Texas schools while they remain closed Friday as a precaution regarding a recent Ebola scare.

Texas Governor Rick Perry asks President Obama to reassure Texans on Ebola

Texas Governor Rick Perry is asking for President Barack Obama's help to reassure Texans worried about Ebola. Two health care workers caught the disease following treatment of patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital.

Lab supervisor who may have handled Ebola samples quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died.

Texas adds 413,700 jobs over the year

The Texas economy added 36,400 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in September. Over the year, Texas added 413,700 total non-farm jobs, the largest gain over a 12-month period ever recorded in the Lone Star State.

TPWD reminds hunters about proper deer carcass disposal

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds hunters throughout the state to properly dispose of carcasses from harvested deer to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in deer.

ICE San Antonio deports Mexican fugitive wanted for homicide

A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for homicide was deported Thursday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Whoa! Texas town has gas for $2.58.

No, your eyes are not deceiving you, that gas station sign says $2.58 for a gallon of regular! But you'll have to drive to the small town of Odem, Texas to get it.

Texas has record number of registered voters for Nov. 4th election

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry announced that a record number of 14,025,441 Texans are registered to vote.

OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk

National discount chain Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for willfully and repeatedly exposing workers to serious hazards at its store in Watauga.

City of Houston attorneys demanding sermons from local pastors

Opponents of Houston's controversial new "Equal Rights Ordinance" call it an attack on the First Amendment. The ordinance was meant to extend equal rights to the city's gay and transgender residents.

TX AG Abbott recovers $39.7M from generic drug manufacturer

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved an enforcement action against Ranbaxy, a generic drug manufacturer.

Nina Pham, nurse with Ebola, to be transferred to Maryland

According to NBC, a federal official said the first nurse infected with Ebola will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

Illegal alien sentenced for using deceased boy’s identity

Jesus Duenas-Barajas, 53, a Mexican National illegally residing in Houston, has been ordered to prison following his convictions of submitting a false statement on a U.S. passport application and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S.