Statewide News

Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

(StatePoint) Whether you are motivated to help the planet or simply want to slash home energy and water bills, there are easy steps to reduce your home’s carbon footprint.

Tips for Choosing Carpeting for Your Home

(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider.

Texas House gives final approval to impressive number of pro-second amendment bills

Gun owners’ patience and persistence was rewarded on Saturday and Sunday, as the Texas House of Representatives led by Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) gave approval to a wide range of pro-gun legislation while the NRA Annual Meeting wa

Property being damaged by pellet gun in Copperas Cove

The Copperas Cove Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in solving numerous reports of property being damaged by means of either a pellet or BB gun.

TxDOT reminds drivers to click it or ticket

Texans wear their belt buckles with a certain Lone Star pride, but it's the buckles in the their vehicles that could save their lives. These buckles are more functionable than fashionable.

CEOs name TX 'Best State for Business' for 9th straight year

More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.

TX named 'Most Competitive State"

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

105-year-old bacon-loving granny in TX gets visit from the 'Wienermobile'

One bacon-loving grandmother in Texas got a special visit from the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. But, she didn't just get to see the unusual vehicle in person, she also got to ride around in it!

Connect with your children outdoors this summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.