Statewide News

From convicted sex offender to millionaire, man gets new life

DALLAS (CNN) -- Michael Phillips has been spending most of his time these days living in a tiny room in a no-frills northeast Dallas nursing home. Until recently, he had a roommate who slept in a bed 2 feet away, and staff brought him three squa

Mexican nationals get 9 years for stashing 115 immigrants in Texas house

Three of the five men arrested in connection with the March discovery of more than 100 illegal aliens in an area stash house have been ordered to federal prison.

Polk County pot plants seizure rises to 100K

Texas authorities removed more than 100,000 marijuana plants after discovering 29 pot fields northeast of Houston. The first field was found Saturday by a deer hunter.

Several Texas universities make Time's best colleges rankings

Time's Money rankings were recently released and a handful of Texas colleges made the cut.

FW Police Shoot Craigslist Robbery Suspect

FORT WORTH (KDAF) -- A sting operation for a serial Craigslist robber ended with Fort Worth officers shooting the guy. It happened Tuesday afternoon in the 6300 block of McCart Avenue near Wedgeworth Park. The suspect is accused of selling shoes

Raiders to SA? City manager, Jerry Jones respond to rumor

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have weighed in on reports of a recent meeting held in San Antonio between city officials and the owner of the Oakland Raiders. Mark Davis met with San

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.

VIDEO: 44,000 pot plants discovered in Texas by deer hunter

Texas authorities are having a "high time" looking the growers of tens of thousands of marijuana plants.

Sister Act: Texas women arrested for DWI after switching seats

El Paso Police arrested two sisters on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after authorities say the driver switched seats with her passenger before being pulled over.

Texas convenience store owner steals nearly $2 million from SNAP program

Two North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme that caused nearly $2 million in losses to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R.