Statewide News

Legendary pianist, East Texan Van Cliburn dies at 78

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn died of bone cancer Wednesday at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, his publicist said. He was 78. Cliburn was born in Shreveport, Lousiana, before moving to Kilgore, Texas at the age of six.

TX woman searches to find photo's rightful home

An East Texas woman is on a personal mission to help return an item that she found at a Goodwill store to its rightful home.

TX firefighters find burning body in dumpster

Beaumont police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster Tuesday morning.

Gun, magazine found in student's backpack at TX school

A Marshall student was arrested Monday morning after an off duty officer discovered a handgun in his backpack.

Reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Joseph Daniel Krueger, 36, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Car crashes into TX home's roof

A bad crash sent an SUV flying and the lucky driver lived to tell about. The car went airborne early Sunday eventually landing upside down on the roof of home.

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.