Statewide News

78 school districts not compliant with safety measures, says Texas official

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their school safety plans to make doing so

Ted Cruz congratulates Scott on South Carolina Senate appointment

U.S. Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement:

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott responds to Conn. school shooting

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott released this statement to the public in response to the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Police release 911 tapes of deadly Dallas Cowboy wreck

Police in Irving, Texas have released 911 calls from the day of the deadly crash involving two Dallas Cowboys players.

Louisiana man chops father with samurai sword multiple times

A Carencro man is accused of striking his father at least four times with a samurai sword.

ETX judge lifts restraining order against TransCanada

TransCanada achieved a small victory in a Nacogdoches County courtroom Thursday morning.

Serial killer caught in Texas a murder addict, police say

Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes was a murder addict who found great enjoyment in taking people's lives, police say.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.

Dallas Cowboys players involved in fatal crash were 'like brothers'

Dallas Cowboys teammates Josh Brent and Jerry Brown Jr.

Authorities warn of dangerous app spreading at Texas school

East Texas authorities are warning of a new phone app that is gaining popularity with students at school.