Statewide News

Texas inmates sue over lack of air conditioning

Claiming that even the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is air conditioned, prisoners in Texas have filed a federal lawsuit over soaring temperatures in state prisons that they say have killed at least 12 prisoners in the last three years. The su

Texan claims apartment manager called US flag threat to Muslim community

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony. He said his apartment manager told him the flag was a threat to the Muslim community and he has to take it down.

FBI arrests 2 Texans suspected of supporting terrorists

Two Texas men are in custody Thursday morning, charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

Up to 20,000 Fort Bliss soldiers ready for deployment to Iraq, if needed

El Paso, TX (KTSM) — As a group of violent extremists zero in on Baghdad, target Iraq's largest oil refinery, and threaten to take Baghdad International Airport over, lawmakers in Washington continue to battle it out over how the United States should

2 in Texas arrested in terror-related cases

Two men have been arrested in connection with terror-related activities, a U.S. attorney in Texas said Wednesday. Michael Todd Wolfe, 23, of Austin, was arrested Tuesday at George H.W.

Dallas County Commissioners Unintentionally Approve 'Juneteenth Resolution'

DALLAS (KDAF) -- DALLAS – When you have an idea you're passionate about, getting people on board can be pretty hard. This doesn't seem to apply to Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, who proposed a 'Juneteenth Resolution' in Tuesday's me

Perry orders surge of state troopers along Texas-Mexico border

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept.

Unused warehouse currently being converted into a holding center for immigrants

MCALLEN, TX (Alex Stockwell) -- With each passing week, the overcrowding at the RGV Border Patrol stations seems to be getting worse. Some facilities are holding five times the capacity that they're designed to accommodate--but tthere's a sign of

Texas AG: 23 suspected child predators arrested, 5 identified

The Office of the Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force collaborated with Texas law enforcement agencies that have affiliated with the OAG ICAC program and local and federal law enforcement authorities statewide t

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.