Statewide News

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.

Military 'HEROs' prepare for new mission: protecting children

Seventeen wounded, injured and ill military veterans began training for a new mission in Houston Monday as part of a one-year intensive computer forensics internship program with U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Secu

UTB receives Texas Parks and Wildlife grant to help local children reconnect with nature

Twenty-two organizations across the state will be receiving Texas Parks and Wildlife Department community outdoor outreach grants to help them in their efforts to get Texas children back in touch with nature.

South Texas detention center to house undocumented women and children

Federal immigration officials say a South Texas detention center will start housing women and their children who enter the United States illegally.

Mexican mother suing Border Patrol for the death of her 16 year-old son

The mother of a Mexican teenager fatally shot two years ago by U.S. Border Patrol agents is suing the agency.

DSHS releases new Flower Mound cancer report

A new Texas Department of State Health Services analysis of Flower Mound cancer data has found that, with the exception of breast cancer, cancer numbers in the city’s two primary zip codes are not higher than what was expected for 2002 to

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Chrismon, 51, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. is unveiled

The State of Texas has unveiled, a dedicated online resource for Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts.

Argument ends with husband ramming car into house

A Texas woman is injured after her husband repeatedly rammed his car into their home, on purpose.