Statewide News

ACLU issues letter defending woman's right to 'middle finger light display'

Sarah Henderson was told by police to remove Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger, and fined after complaints from neighbors. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says she had every right to put them up.

Four Texans fall 1 number shy of hitting massive jackpot

While Powerball® jackpot winning tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri, four lucky Texans matched five numbers (5–16–22–23–29) but not the Powerball (6) last night to win $1 million each.

Texas files to seize Warren Jeffs' ranch where children were sexually assaulted

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has initiated legal proceedings to seize the YFZ Ranch, a 1,600-acre property in West Texas where multiple children were sexually assaulted by members of the FLDS.

JACKPOT ALERT: Powerball winnings raised to $550 million!

Due to the strength of sales, the winner of tonight’s Powerball® jackpot will have an additional $50 million to enjoy. Tonight’s jackpot has increased to an estimated $550 million with a cash value of $360.2 million.

Texas girl behind viral video gives back to community

A Texas woman finds success on the internet spoofing popular videos, but that's not all.

TX high school graduation rates among highest in U.S.

 

Powerball jackpot reaches record $500 million

Sky-high sales in Texas and across the nation have catapulted Wednesday night’s record Powerball® jackpot to an estimated $500 million, with a cash value of $327 million.

Fiancé sexually assaults, critically injures ETX woman's 2-year-old

A 2-year-old child underwent emergency surgery last week after she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a woman's fiancé.

Gov. Perry names Steen Texas secretary of state

Gov. Rick Perry has named John T. Steen Jr. of San Antonio Texas’ 108th Secretary of State.

More air travel means more plane maintenance

"Your flight has been delayed due to a mechanical problem" -- it is something a passenger never really wants to hear especially during Thanksgiving week.