Statewide News

Coast Guard rescues 7 adults, 3 children from sinking boat in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Friday after their catamaran began taking on water 18 miles north of the Port Mansfield jetties and about 1.5 miles offshore.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan medevac 2 after boat collision

The Coast Guard responded to a collision between a power boat and a catamaran involving eight adults and five children Saturday inside the Corpus Christi shipping channel and just west of the ferry channel.

16 charged in alleged large scale marijuana trafficking organization

A multi-count federal indictment has been unsealed following the arrest of 11 individuals throughout south Texas and the Houston areas, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Brian M.

Mother sent to prison for ripping son's genitals

A 34 year-old woman will spend the next two years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to tearing her young son's genitals and then using glue to try to fix the wound.

Dog breaks state record for largest litter

That's one big family! One dog is reportedly the Texas record holder for largest litter. Monclair Brady, the Mastiff, had 17 puppies with the previous record being 16.

Texas to spend $1.3 million a week for more security along border

Undocumented immigrants from several countries in Central America, many of them children, continue to arrive in the Rio Grande Valley in droves.

Texas adds 383,100 jobs in past 12 months

The Texas economy continued its trend of job growth in May, expanding by 56,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs.

U.S. flag called threat to Muslim community

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony.

Governor Perry directs DPS to begin law enforcement surge along the Texas/Mexico border

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept.

Repeat bank robber handed significant sentence

Joseph C. M. Krist, 43, of San Antonio, has been ordered to prison for 30 years for bank robbery and using a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

TWC Civil Rights Division celebrates 25th Anniversary of Texas Fair Housing Act

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Texas Fair Housing Act, which was signed into law by then-Governor William P. Clements in 1989.

Attorney General Abbott supports deployment of state resources to target influx of illegal border crossings

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement strongly supporting state funding for border operations approved by Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus:

2 in Texas arrested in terror-related cases

(CNN) -- Two men have been arrested in connection with terror-related activities, a U.S. attorney in Texas said Wednesday.

AgriLife Extension initiative includes easy-to-make recipes, videos and cooking schools

The idea of a family sitting down together for a meal may seem passé in today’s fast-paced, drive-through society, but a statewide initiative by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is helping families eat healthier —

Bodies of veteran and his girlfriend discovered in North Texas home

The bodies of a Navy veteran and his girlfriend were discovered Sunday inside a North Texas home in an apparent murder suicide.