Statewide News

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.

West High School students come together to commemorate their next step

Weeks after an explosion rocked their city, the graduating class of West High School came together to commemorate their next step.

Texas Judge under fire for allegedly saying minorities are prone to violence

Civil rights groups filed a complaint this week against a federal judge in Houston after she allegedly said during a lecture that some minorities are prone to violence.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and

Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.

VIDEO: Firefighters from across the nation gather to honor fallen TX firemen

Firefighters from across the country are gathered in Texas Wednesday to honor four Houston firefighters killed in the line of duty. This is video of hundreds of fire and police personnel leading a procession.

DPS awards Purple Heart, recognizes employees for outstanding performance

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented a Purple Heart, Director’s Citation and Life Saving Award to DPS employees. Trooper Troy W.

TX DPS offers $7,500 reward for 'Tango Blast' gang member, sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Anthony Lopez, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.