Statewide News

South Texas drug bust yields nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana

San Juan Police say it was a high tech indoor hydroponics marijuana grow lab, which lead them to a huge drug seizure of nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana.

$3,000 reward offered for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Male TX teen fights to wear dress to prom

A teenager in Texas is fighting to wear what he wants to his senior prom. He wants to wear a dress, heels and a wig. The boy says his school won't let him.

Parent sues TX school over defecation check

The parent of a West Sabine ISD student is suing the school and several administrators after their child, along with others, was allegedly forced to drop his pants for a defecation check.

FBI investigates TX scooter store for possible Medicare fraud

Federal and state agents raided The Scooter Store's corporate headquarters in Texas Wednesday. It's part of as part of an ongoing probe into possible Medicare fraud.

GRAPHIC: Kids taken away from mom who held bloody knife to child's throat

EDITOR'S NOTE: The children's names and relatives' names are being withheld to protect their well being. This story may not be suitable for all audiences, due to its graphic nature.

New DPS webpage highlights unsolved murders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today unveiled a new section of its website dedicated to solving cold case murder investigations across the state of Texas.

Bomb threat at Kyle Field on Texas A&M campus; evacuations underway

Texas A&M officials have ordered the evacuation of several buildings on the Texas A&M campus due to a bomb threat.

TX representative files bill protecting 2nd Amendment rights

On Monday, a Texas lawmaker filed a bill that would make any federal law banning semi-automatic firearms or limiting the size of gun magazines unenforceable within the state's boundaries.

TX sheriff's department recovers $10,000 guitar for local church

A small town church was unexpectedly returned a prized item this week, thanks to hard work by the local sheriff's department.