Statewide News

Fort Bliss warns against phone app

Fort Bliss officials are warning all military and federal employees about a free Thrift Savings Plan iPhone app, called "TSP Funds." "The application is not an official offering of the Thrift Saving Plan," said Maj.

Texas ranks 7th highest in identity theft cases

In the latest Consumer Sentinel Network (CSN) report issued by the Federal Trade Commission, Texas ranks seventh in the nation for the most reported cases of identity theft per 100,000 residents.

How to find the right doctor for your cosmetic procedure

(StatePoint) Everyone has heard about a cosmetic procedure that left a patient unsatisfied or worse. But don't let those anecdotes scare you. There are plenty of qualified, talented doctors available for every procedure.

Tips to stay safe and secure while traveling this spring

(StatePoint) Spring travel can offer a much-needed cure for cabin fever.

TX inmate sentenced to additional years for threats against President Obama

A Texas man was sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for threatening President Obama.

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing Mckinney children

UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety that included three children missing from McKinney has been canceled.

Tips to Avoid New Scams Targeting Seniors

(StatePoint) While we are all taught to use good manners when answering the telephone, not everyone who calls you necessarily has good intentions.

Intoxicated woman arrested after slapping an officer; defecates, throws feces in cell

An intoxicated woman was arrested after she allegedly verbally harassed and physically struck officers while they attempted to get her a safe ride home.

Homeless TX vet ticketed for digging through trash

A homeless veteran in Texas was ticketed by police for searching through a garbage can for food. The case has sparked outrage from activists who say it's a waste of resources.

TX students lobby for official state pie

Most states have an official food, an official tree and even an official bird. But some Texas first-graders felt something was missing from that list-- an official state pie! So they went to state leaders to make it happen.