Statewide News

Governor Perry visits with National Guard troops

Governor Rick Perry visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas/Mexico border.

Trial challenging controversial new abortion regulations ends

A trial challenging controversial new abortion regulations in Texas wrapped up on Wednesday.

State of Texas shuts down Houston-area diploma mill

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott resolved the State’s enforcement action against a purported “academy” that falsely claimed to be an accredited educational institution.

American Civil Liberties Union sues govt on behalf of immigrant kids

Kids are fleeing Central America making their way into the United States and into immigration court, often times without an attorney.

16-year-old boy charged in the shooting deaths of his parents at their Texas home

Texas police have charged a 16 year-old boy with the murder of his parents. Ryan and Maria Callens were found shot dead here in their Frisco home Monday morning.

Alcohol sales proposed at gun shows

Gun buyers could soon be able to grab a cold one while browsing the merchandise at gun shows in Texas. The state Alcoholic Beverage Commission is considering the proposal, but as Sebastian Robertson found out, reaction, is mixed.

Speech therapy office manager guilty of health care fraud

Tiffany Nicole Thompson, 31, has been convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and four counts of health care fraud in relation to nearly $4 million in fraudulent health care claims, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson

El Paso man arrested on child pornography charges by HSI

A computer and information technology specialist remains in federal custody as a result of a child pornography investigation by U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Coast Guard medevacs captain of tanker

A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced the captain of a tanker approximately 50 miles offshore of Corpus Christi Wednesday morning.

TxDOT back to school driving tips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.

Final two ordered to prison in firearms trafficking conspiracy

The final two Houston residents convicted in for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic dozens of AK-47 variant rifles from the Houston area to Mexico have been ordered to prison, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Rob

San Antonio Spurs hire Becky Hammon as assistant coach

(CNN) -- In what many sports fans view as a historic move, the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs announced the hiring of Becky Hammon as assistant coach. Terms of Hammon's contract were not disclosed.

New high school graduation marks set by Class of 2013

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.

Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-free weekend is upon us! This Friday through Sunday (Aug. 8-10), family's across the state will look to get the best bang for their buck on back to school items.