Statewide News

ICE Dallas office deports Salvadoran national wanted for aggravated homicide

A Salvadoran national and gang member, who was wanted in El Salvador for aggravated homicide and extortion, was deported Wednesday and turned over to local law enforcement authorities to face criminal charges.

Texas students place in National Archery Shootout

Two hundred and seventy seven Texas students competed for the shot of a lifetime at the 11th annual National Archery in the Schools Tournament.

Coast Guard assists 9 people aboard disabled vessel taking on water near Port O’Connor

The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel taking on water with nine people aboard, 33 miles southeast of Port O'Connor, Sunday.

Coast Guard assists two disabled fishing vessels near Port O'Connor

The Coast Guard assisted and brought two disabled fishing vessels to safety, near Port O’Connor, Saturday.

Ochoa-Perez indicted on additional charge

A federal grand jury has added a charge of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine to the current kidnapping allegations against Raul Ochoa-Perez, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson

Mexican man heads to federal prison for importing cocaine into the United States

Sergio Alejandro Valero Ibarra, 48, a resident of Mexico, has been ordered to prison following his conviction of possession with the intent to distribute more than five kilograms and more of cocaine, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Mag

East Texas hosts 17th annual wildfire academy

In the Lone Star State, 80 percent of wildfires occur within two miles of a community, and volunteer firefighters are considered the first line of defense for almost all of them.

TxDOT awards $60M to enhance rural and urban mobility programs

The Texas Transportation Commission today awarded nearly $60 million in federal and state funds to enhance rural and urban mobility programs across the state.

The man who inspired "Chairs for Charlie" loses battle to cancer

A beloved Houston man has lost his battle with leukemia. In his final weeks, his neighbors banded together to do something especially nice for him, Jessica Willey has the story.

Memorial Day weekend very busy for Texas Game Wardens

Texas game wardens investigated seven drowning deaths and another four boating-related fatalities over what proved to be one of the state’s deadliest Memorial Day weekends.

Statewide Republican and Democratic primary runoff election results

Below are the state's Republican and Democratic primary runoff elections with voting ending at 7 p.m. tonight.  

Several Laredoans head to prison in conspiracy to transport cocaine

A total of seven people are headed to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to transport five kilograms or more of cocaine and international money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Texas Attorney General visits Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on Memorial Day

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott joined U.S. Navy Commander Julius Graw, military officers, veterans and their families Monday to honor fallen servicemen and women at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Texas Secretary of State reminds voters about May 27th primary runoff election

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reminded voters that early voting for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election begins on Monday, May 19, and runs through, Friday, May 23.

2014 State Parks photo contest winners announced

Three winning images have been selected as the best of more than 1,300 entries in the Texas Parks and Wildlife 2014 State Parks Photo Contest. The contest called for people to submit entries of playful moments at a Texas state park.