Statewide News

Texas gearing up with "Two Step, One Sticker" program

A big change is coming for Texas motorist, you will no longer need two stickers on your car, Kristen Chapman with our sister station in Tyler, Texas has the story.

Governor Abbott highlights women-owned businesses at NFIB Small Business Day luncheon

Governor Greg Abbott addressed the National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) Small Business Day Luncheon where he highlighted his plan to make Texas number one in the nation for women-owned businesses.

Vehicle registration and inspection stickers are partnering up in Texas

Get ready for a new Texas Two Step.

Mexican businessman sentenced to prison for attempting to bribe a federal judge

The United States Attorney's Office announced today that a Mexican businessman has been sentenced to prison for his attempt in bribing a federal judge.

TX Governor Abbott announces February 2nd as "Chris Kyle Day"

Texas pays tribute to the man depicted in the film "American Sniper." Today, February 2nd, will be known as "Chris Kyle" Day according to Governor Greg Abbott.

Texas Department of Agriculture accepting summer nutrition program

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from eligible organizations to participate in summer nutrition programs.

Governor Abbott to establish new university research initiative

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) and use the ETF’s unexpended balances to establish the Governor’s University Research Initiative.

Two young boys born with missing hands get prosthetics made by a 3-D printer

A charity uses 3-D printers to make affordable prosthetics for children born without hands.

Texans bag 'Boarzilla' in hunt

They're calling it "Boarzilla," a 790-pound hog shot in Comanche County. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton killed the boar about three miles north of De Leon, Texas, their hometown.

Corpus Christi announces festival honoring legacy of Selena

Twenty years after Selena was killed, officials in Corpus Christi have come up with an idea to celebrate her legacy.

Two Mexican nationals get significant sentences for illegal re-entry

Carlos Aragon-Carrillo, 30, and Juan Garcia-Rodriguez, 49, both of Mexico, have been handed lengthy sentences following their convictions of illegal re-entry after deportation or removal in separate cases, announced United States Attorney Kenne

Laredo resident sentenced for distributing controlled substances near school

Romeo Serna Sr., 52, has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions on multiple conspiracies related to the distribution of narcotics within 1,000 feet of school, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Longview Police release surveillance video in fatal shooting of teen girl

The Longview Police Department has released the surveillance video and names of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a teen in the department lobby.

Traveler heads to prison for importing cocaine from Mexico

Ruben Judas Ruiz-Vazquez, 42, a legal permanent resident from Mexico, has been ordered to prison for conspiracy/importation/possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Commissioner Bush announces kick-off of 2015 Texas Travels Essay Contest

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is proud to announce the kick-off of the 2015 Texas Travels Essay Contest for 4th and 7th grade students.