Statewide News

Court rejects federal government’s 'ludicrous' emergency rule on Red Snapper fishing

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after a federal district judge overturned a federal emergency rule that attempted to punish certain states – Texas, Louisiana and Florida - by shortening the red snapper re

Africanized bee swarm kills Texas man

A Texas man died after a swarm of Africanized bees disturbed by his tractor attacked, stinging him more than 1,000 times Saturday.

Judge rules on Ft. Hood shooter's motion to represent himself

In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Judge Col. Tara Osborn heard testimony by Army physician Maj.

Police: Evidence in killing of fmr. TX beauty queen points to ex-priest

All evidence pointed police to one conclusion: A priest had killed a beautiful 25-year-old schoolteacher.

Grief, solidarity after 'deadliest day' for Houston firefighters

HOUSTON (CNN) -- When Joshua Gandara heard his cousin, Houston firefighter Robert Bebee, had died suddenly, he instinctively knew why. "I knew (he was) saving somebody," Gandara said. "That's him. ... He always put people first, before him.

Reward increased for TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The reward for Mark Steven Bauman, 52, a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

Take a Family Trip this Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Families are always looking for their next great vacation.

Happiness Could be Key to Good Health

(StatePoint) Everyone knows that proper diet, regular exercise and avoidance of bad habits like smoking are crucial to great health.

Budget-Friendly Tips to Prepare Your Backyard for Entertaining

(StatePoint) There is no better place to entertain on a warm sunny day than in your own backyard. But before the parties start, make sure your outdoor space is a place where people want to spend time.

What Parents Need to Know for the Summer Sports Season

(StatePoint) The summer sports season is here for kids across the country.  As a parent, you can help make it a successful and fun one.