Statewide News

Major publishing houses agree to pay nearly $13M to Texas E-book customers

Texas residents will begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of settlements with five of the nation’s largest publishers of electronic books (E-books).

New canine teams join DPS crime fighting efforts

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) graduated two troopers and canines from a multi-week training program.

Nacogdoches County teens arrested for killing animals in satanic type ritual

Two Nacogdoches County teenagers have been arrested for allegedly killing animals in a satanic type ritual.

ICE launches national cyber safety campaign Project iGuardian

Determined to curb the escalating number of children falling prey to sexual predators online, representatives from federal and local law enforcement, along with a leading children’s advocacy organization, announced Tuesday the launch of P

TPWD new rules give landowners flexibility for nuisance alligator control

Landowners are now able to contract directly with nuisance alligator hunters under new rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.

Cleanup continues in response to oil spill in Houston Ship Channel

Cleanup continues in response to an oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of bunker fuel oil.

Oil spill investigation and impact

It's oil remnants like this on the shoreline officials are asking you to stay away from. Dozens of crews have been working around the clock trying to clean up sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay.

Tipsy toddler leads to arrest

(KPRC) Felony charges have been filed against the Texas mother and aunt of a 1-year-old girl after police reported the child was found suffering alcohol poisoning.

Dallas mom delivers quintuplets

A Texas family of three is now a family of eight, after a proud mom in Dallas delivers quintuplets, Jack Fink has the story. Michelle Seals, "I'm doing good. I feel good."

Former Sabinal police officer sentenced to prison for possession of child porn

A local man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for receiving and distributing child pornography plus being in possession of an unregistered firearm. This sentence resulted from an investigation by U.S.

Corpus Christi police officers wounded in shootout with suspect

An exchange of gunfire in Corpus Christi has left two police officers wounded and a suspect who commandeered a police vehicle in critical condition.

TEA commissioner authorizes calculator apps for 8th grade STARR mathematics

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has advised superintendents he will allow districts to satisfy a requirement to use graphing calculators for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) grade 8 mathematics assessment

ICE seizes nearly 5,600 lbs. of marijuana

Nearly 5,600 pounds of marijuana was seized on Tuesday from a residence on the 4500 block of Hachar Lane in Laredo. The seized marijuana has a street value of about $4.4 million.

Colorado River Guadalupe Bass is potential state, world record

A 3.71-pound, 17-inch Guadalupe Bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several categories.

April 1st registration deadline for annual Texas Birding Contest

Whether you’re a novice birder with a busy schedule or a “fool” for birding who enjoys a little friendly competition, the 18th Annual Great Texas Birding Classic is a must.