Statewide News

DPS urges Texans to practice safe driving habits during Thanksgiving holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to drive responsibly and take extra precautions to help keep roadways safe during the heavily travelled Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

TX Attorney General Abbott pledges legal action on President's immigration action

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s immigration executive action announced last week:

Texas Department of Transportation gift ideas for the holiday season

In time for holiday travel and shopping, the Texas Department of Transportation announced the availability of discounted tickets to Texas attractions, “Don’t Mess with Texas” cowboy boots and a new book titled “On the Ro

TxDOT helps motorists drive clean during busy Holiday season

As drivers take to the roads for holiday shopping and family visits, the Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.

Laredo group pleads guilty to drug trafficking

10 Laredo residents have pleaded guilty in relation to cocaine, crack, and marijuana trafficking.

Statement by Gov. Perry on Executive Action by President Obama

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of executive action on illegal immigration:

Robbery suspect shot by police on trial for assault

An Austin jury will try to decide on Thursday if a robbery suspect is guilty of assaulting an Austin police officer. Kris Bettis reports the whole incident was caught on dashcam video.

Police seize a $1 million in marijuana from grow house

It's a neighborhood with not one but two daycares, and right on the same street, a million dollar marijuana grow house. Officers made the discovery near Houston, Malini Basu reports.

State of Texas shuts down bogus online ‘Free’ credit scores scheme

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today resolved the State’s enforcement action against the operators of an online scheme that violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Former correctional officer and spouse sentenced for bribery and conspiracy

Joel Gonzalez, a former U.S.

Child with cancer shot, killed in front yard

New charges and new information in the murder of a teenager battling cancer. Ryan's Lara's family feels thankful for something many families never find, a little bit of closure.

Texas Department of Agriculture market recap for Nov. 17th

(Nov. 17, 2014) For the week ending Nov. 15, 2014, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices steady to as much as $20 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with light-weight offerings posting the largest gains.

Digitization of rare maps helps Save Texas History

Christmas came early at the historic Archives of the Texas General Land Office with a gift Texans worldwide will be eager to share.

Tax return preparer charged with filing false tax returns

Maricela Hernandez has been arrested on charges of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false tax returns, announced U.S.

Woman admits to authorities of having sex with minor while husband videotapes act

Charles Travis Cloud, of Corpus Christi, and Vanessa Lisla Cloud, of Zapata, have been ordered to prison for the sexual exploitation of a child, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.