Statewide News

Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and Filemon Vela invite President Obama to Texas

Congressmen Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) sent a letter (see attachment) to President Barack Obama asking him to see firsthand the surge of migrants along the Texas border with Mexico, particularly in their districts of

Closed schools to house immigrants

Thousand of immigrant children, who've crossed the U.S. border from Mexico could soon find refuge in Dallas County, Texas.

Police chase ends in fiery crash

Police in Texas have released dash camera video of a chase that ended in a fiery crash, killing two people. Authorities say early Monday morning an officer tried to pull over a truck but the driver tried to speed away.

Engineer sentenced for traveling to Laredo to engage in illicit sexual conduct

Douglas Alan Butler, 55, a resident of Battle Creek, Mich., has been sentenced for traveling in interstate commerce for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Four ordered to prison in firearms trafficking conspiracy

Four people residing in Houston have been ordered to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic dozens of AK-47 variant rifles from the Houston area to Mexico, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Robert Elder, sp

Phil Collins donates massive collection to the Alamo

The largest known private collection of artifacts from the Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo has come home.

Statewide boat-draining rule takes effect July 1st

Beginning July 1, boaters must drain all water from their boat and on-board receptacles before leaving or approaching a body of fresh water anywhere in Texas.

Texas Game Wardens enhance BWI enforcement efforts

Law enforcement officers across the U.S. are gearing up for Operation Dry Water – the nation’s boating while intoxicated (BWI) awareness and enforcement campaign. The nationwide event will take place June 27-29.

TxDMV launches first paperless vehicle title system

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) officials announced at a press conference today that Texas is the first state in the country to begin a paperless vehicle title system.

Triple bank robber pleads guilty

Robert Perez Jr., 35, of Corpus Christi, has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the robbery of three local banks, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Former gun shop owner sentenced to prison for smuggling ammunition to Mexico

Robert Jacaman Sr., 60, former owner of Jacaman Guns and Ammo, has received his federal sentence for conspiring to smuggle firearm ammunition and magazines to Mexico, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in

TxDMV announces new process for issuing inspection stickers

Having to get an inspection sticker for your car will soon be a thing of the past in the state of Texas. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday their new Texas Two Step process for issuing inspection stickers.

Texas mother finds three children dead in apparent murder suicide

A Texas mother makes a horrifying discovery in her home, three of her children were dead in what appears to be a murder suicide, Sonia Azad has the story. Jessica Olivares, Neighbor, "I heard the banging."

Woman agrees to give up snakes that were roaming her home

A Texas woman who had 15 snakes has agreed to give them up. The snakes were seized last week, but the owner had fought to keep them, as Miya Shay reports, the battle is now over.

DPS aircraft rescues lost kayakers

On Friday, June 20th DPS Troopers assisted in rescuing several lost kayakers caught by flashflood waters on the Pecos River.