Statewide News

TX man indicted for smuggling dead hummingbirds from Mexico

A 53-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on smuggling charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

VIDEO: Texas mother charged with slamming 2-year-old son into ground

A 2-year-old Houston, Texas boy and his 1-year-old brother have been placed with relatives while Child Protective Services investigates allegations of child abuse.

Fighting pain, with lasers!

(KPRC) More than half of Americans live with chronic pain. It's one of the most common reasons for missed work and has fueled a billion dollar prescription drug industry.

Laredo man who fled to Mexico indicted for kidnapping

A federal grand jury has indicted Raul Ochoa-Perez, 42, of Laredo, on charges of conspiracy to kidnap and kidnapping, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

TWC Commissioner honors small employers for Small Business Week

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade marked this year’s Small Business Week by speaking at a Small Business Week celebration at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Waco.

Popular baby names in Texas for 2013

The Social Security Administration announces the most popular baby names in Texas for 2013. Jacob and Sophia topped the list. The top five boys and girls names for 2013 in Texas were:

Corpus Christi man sentenced for producing child pornography

Michael Paul Torres, 34, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of sexual exploitation of a child, more commonly referred to as production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

"Just keep the fight"

(KPRC) It was a typical Major League Baseball game Monday: Mascots, excited fans and well-paid athletes.

TripAdvisor ranks Texas BBQ third in the nation

Texans take great pride in their BBQ, as many others do in the south, but where does it rank against the best smoky, deliciousness in the land?

Texas woman finds 12-foot python in bathroom

How does one lose a 12 foot python? That's the question neighbors in College Station are asking after a woman found a massive snake in her bathroom, Kevin Quinn has the story and the unnerving picture of the snake.

Appeals court stays Texas execution after intellectual disability claim

(CNN) -- A federal appeals court has stayed the Texas execution of a convicted rapist and murderer, saying that his defense team should have more time to make their case that Campbell is intellectually disabled.

House of Horror: Immigrants tortured

(WOAI) Authorities in Dimmit County, Texas say they've rescued six undocumented immigrants being tortured as they were held for ransom.

Boating safety open house at Coast Guard Station Port Aransas

The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, and other maritime partnering agencies will be providing a National Safe Boating Week Open House at Coast Guard Station Port Aransas Saturday.

TxDMV puts brakes on title fraud, starts using national database to check title applications

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is using a national title database system under the U.S. Department of Justice to help stop title fraud while urging consumers to learn how to protect themselves when buying a used vehicle.