Statewide News

South Texas toddler dies after being run over by father

A toddler is dead after his father accidentally ran him over Tuesday morning. It happened in the 400 block of East Nanette Street in Pharr, Texas.

132 inmates escape Mexican prison on U.S. border

8:15 AM UPDATE: Mexican authorities have detained a prison director and two other prison officials after 132 inmates escaped from the facility Monday, officials said.

Officials arrest man responsible for UT-Brownsville bomb threat

A weekend bomb threat at the University of Texas at Brownsville has led to the arrest of a Harlingen student.

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.