Statewide News

'Crazy ants' a threat in southern U.S.

Beware the "crazy ants."

Cause of catastrophic Texas explosions remains mystery

Investigators have not ruled out an intentional fire being behind explosions at a fertilizer plant in the small town of West that left 15 people dead, the Texas fire marshal said Thursday.

7 still missing from deadly Texas tornadoes

A North Texas community forged ahead in a massive cleanup, and the search for the missing continued Friday from 16 tornadoes that ripped through the area. That search for seven people still missing is still active, a local sheriff said. "We're

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Dewhurst calls for investigation of TX abortion provider

Harris County authorities and the Texas Department of State Health Services are investigating a Houston doctor accused Wednesday by an anti-abortion

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender arrested in Missouri

Juan Jose Villa, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in St. Charles, Mo.

VIDEO: As many as 100 people injured; 6 dead in North Texas tornado

UPDATE (10:29 a.m.): The preliminary report from the damage survey team in Hood County shows that  EF-4 damage has been found in Granbury. 

How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car

(StatePoint) The cost of car ownership is on the rise again this year, according to a new report from AAA. And if you’re a family on a budget or a senior on a fixed income, you may feel the impact already.

Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Summer Road Trips

(StatePoint) With summer travel season upon us, families across the country are taking to the open road for family road trips. But while the destination always leads to excitement, oftentimes the long car ride can be a drag.