Statewide News

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches first new conservation license plate in a decade

AUSTIN, TX (TPWD) — For the first time in a decade, motorists can help support Texas State Parks by purchasing a new conservation license plate design that pays homage to generations of campers who have stayed overnight in Texas State Parks. “The

Migratory birds stops wind farm production in the gulf

South Padre Island (Zach Armstrong) -- A wind farm project that was supposed to be located in the gulf has been dropped. The proposed wind farm was to be placed in the water approximately 10 miles, north and east of South Padre Island. This w

Texas HS students show improvement in STAAR end-of-course results

High school students posted strong passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams in Biology, Algebra I and U.S.

NRA slams 'foolish' Open Carry Texas behavior, backtracks on statement

The NRA has a stern message to gun lovers: check your weapons at the door.

2 A&M-Commerce athletes killed, 2 injured in late night car crash

Four members of the A&M-Commerce women's basketball team were involved in a two-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon on Loop 286 in Paris.

E. Texas woman attacks boyfriend with cord, knives during breakup

An East Texas woman is accused of attacking her live-in boyfriend with multiple weapons after he ended the relationship on Sunday.

Texas woman accused of slapping relative in face with catfish

Authorities are investigating a bizarre incident where a woman allegedly hit a relative in the face with a catfish over the weekend.

POLICE: Man tries to cut off teens pinky finger after failing to collect drug debt

A Longview man was arrested Thursday, May 22, after police say he nearly cut off an acquaintances' pinky finger while trying to collect a drug debt.

Coast Guard assists 9 people aboard disabled fishing vessel

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel taking on water with nine people aboard, 33 miles southeast of Port O'Connor, Sunday.

Officials: ETX fertilizer storage facility fire to be treated as crime scene

Authorities announced at a Friday morning press conference the Athens fertilizer storage facility fire will be treated as a crime scene.