Statewide News

DPS: Reward offered for 'TX Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Noah Earl Allen Jr., 45, to the "Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list," and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Woman arrested for trespassing naked through a doggy door

On April 23, 2013 at 1:40 a.m. police were called to the 1000 block of Bois D'Arc Ct for a possible burglary. Prior to arrival officers were told that an unknown white female was inside the callers bathroom.

'Demand a Vote' march to be held May 13

Texan Gun Rights, Gun Rights Across America, and Dallas-Fort Worth Day of Resistance along with Texas Voters, Law-Abiding Gun Owners, Parents and Concerned Citizens will march together on Monday, May 13, at noon to "DEMAND A VOTE" on

Credit education: An important ingredient for homeownership

(StatePoint) There's a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.

Texas governor demands apology over newspaper's plant blast cartoon

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is demanding an apology from a California newspaper that published a cartoon that seemed to link his push for less regulations to the recent fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14.

Mother's Day: Great tech gift ideas for modern moms

(StatePoint) You may not think your mom is "cool," but is she hip when it comes to technology? If you have a tech savvy mom, skip the order on the flower bouquet and treat her right this Mother's Day with the latest gear.

Fishing stocking makes sport available near you

Catfish stockings will take place every two weeks through the summer and fall except during August, when high water temperatures may limit fish survival.

Skip the trip, renew driver license online before summer rush

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.

Texas parents reminded to pay child support

County Sheriff Kenneth Hammack has arrested 11 Polk County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. Today's sweep was conducted in conjunction with the Texas Attorney General's Child Support Division.

Texans should take look at individual water use habits

In an ongoing effort toward solving Texas 'critical water crisis, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, along with the Texas Senate, announced the passage of Senate Resolution 593 honoring the statewide impact and success of the Texas Wate