Statewide News

Texas Motor Speedway sponsor sped into some controversy

Saturday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway sped into some controversy over its sponsor. The National Rifle Association had purchased naming rights to the race earlier this year and that has a Connecticut senator upset.

New information on Kaufman County Justice of the Peace arrest

We have confirmed with Kaufman County Jail that Eric Williams was arrested last night for terroristic threats. At this time he remains in Kaufman County Jail on a $1 million bond.

Spring is a great time to see migrating birds in Texas

Spring migration, temperate weather and more documented bird species than any other state comprise the perfect recipe for an April visit one of the dozens of Texas State Parks that cater to birders with bird-friendly habitat and viewing facilit

Texas remains at forefront of new technology

Texas has taken another step forward towards becoming the nation's hub for innovation, collaboration and competition in technology development and manufacturing. The governor participated in an announcement with Google Inc.

Learn to fly-fish

Expert fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will teach fly-fishing for beginners at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center May 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

UT Austin celebrates 42 prestigious new scholarships and fellowships

The University of Texas at Austin welcomes 42 new endowments this year benefiting students in a range of disciplines.

Good Samaritan saves 3 during shrimp boat fire in TX

Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the a shrimp boat caught firejust north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday.

Amber Alert: Missing 12 yr old girl

The Cedar Hill Police Department is searching for Sommer Brown, 12, of Cedar Hill. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts. They believe she is with Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43.

TX officials seize over $1.5 million in heroin, meth

Custom officers seized over $1.5 million in heroin and methamphetamine at a Brownsville port of entry.

TX authorities investigating cause of Irving bus crash

Texas authorities are trying to figure out how a charter bus driver lost control and crashed Thursday in Irving. Two people are dead and dozens more were injured in the wreck.