Statewide News

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.

Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County has refused to house the undocumented children who have crossed the border.

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.

Fake vet in Texas treats more than 50 animals

According to Houston Police, a man pretending to be a vet treated dozens of family pets before finally being caught.

Governor Perry deploys Texas National Guard troops to border

AUSTIN, TX (GOVERNOR PERRY'S OFFICE) — Gov. Rick Perry today directed Texas Adjutant General John Nichols to immediately begin preparations for the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border.

Gov. Perry issues statement on Texan killed serving in Israeli army

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.

Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star Roger Creager is looking to break the Guinness world record for largest river float in just a few days.

Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

Texas funeral home owners face abuse of corpse charges

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral home in Fort Worth, Texas, are facing charges of abuse of a corpse.

Teen dies in go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway

A Flower Mound teen is dead, following a go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway. The teen was participating in an Autocross event sponsored by Sports Club Car of America.