Statewide News

No bombs found after evacuations at 2 universities

[Updated at 1:51 p.m. ET] No explosives were found at two U.S. universities that had ordered evacuations after they received bomb threats Friday morning, officials said.

Red Cross Responds to Apartment Fire in Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas, September 14, 2012 — The American Red Cross is providing shelter management, meals and support in a partner shelter for 29 Killeen residents displaced by last night’s terrible apartment fire on Gray Street.

Texas officials looking for missing radioactive device

The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for piece of equipment containing potentially dangerous radioactive material that was lost Tuesday by an oil and gas crew in a rural part of West Texas.

Rapper Webbie accused of kicking woman down 2 flights of stairs

The rapper known as Webbie is under arrest for simple battery and robbery after kicking a woman down two flights of stairs and stealing her purse.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive captured in Dallas

Rickey Lynn Johnson, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested in Dallas by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). A $7,500 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

West Nile virus: Fact vs. fiction

As the number of West Nile virus cases grows, so does the concern among Texans about what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to West Nile. Are you immune after contracting West Nile virus?

Texas grandparents charged in fatal pit bull attack of child

The grandparents and father of a 15-month-old girl who was mauled by the family’s pit bull back in May of this year have been arrested and charged in the fatal dog attack.

Cases of confirmed West Nile surpasses 1,000 in Texas

The West Nile virus continues to spread across Texas, and in the last week, the number of cases has surpassed the 1000 mark.

ICE agents bust drug distribution stretching from El Paso to Chicago

An indictment was unsealed Thursday charging four individuals with a cocaine distribution and money laundering conspiracy based in El Paso. These indictments resulted from an investigation by U.S.

Feds: Rock-throwing prompts Texas border shooting

Mexico's foreign ministry has accused a U.S. Border Patrol agent of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen along the border.