Statewide News

Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the sunshine.

New road rules coming soon for Texas drivers

New road rules are on the way for Texas drivers.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Harris Co. child found safe, dad in custody

UPDATE (4:48 p.m.): According to KHOU, the Amber Alert has been canceled. The child has been found and the dad is in custody.  

'Protection of Texas Children Act' passes Senate

On Wednesday, Texas State Representative Jason Villalba (District 114) announced that House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act, was passed by the Senate.

AMBER ALERT: Missing 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX. Information about the child is below: Name: Isabella Reyes Age: 10 months Height: 2'2"

Gov. Perry activates 'State Operations Center'

Gov. Rick Perry today ordered a Level II Activation of the State Operations Center (SOC) as another line of severe thunderstorms makes its way across North and Central Texas this afternoon.

DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Two arrested after 22-month-old girl found home alone in Kirbyville

KIRBYVILLE (KBMT) -- A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office told 12News that deputies are working to find out why a baby was left alone inside a home located on County Road 421 in Kirbyville.

Missing Oregon girl found safe after 18 years

Dallas, OR (KPTV) -- An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.

Harlingen police seize $7.5 million in marijuana

Harlingen police have seized five tons of marijuana at a local shipping warehouse. On Friday, May 17, police patrolling the 6000 block of West Expressway 83 noticed suspicious activity at a local shipping warehouse.