Statewide News

Naked man disrupts Texas church

Beaumont police have charged a man with indecent exposure and public intoxication after witnesses say he stripped completely naked, ran into a church and made sexual gestures in front of church members.

Reward for featured Texas sex offender increases to $15,000

The reward for Reginald O’Keith Williams, 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $15,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.

Texas AG backs Kountze cheerleader's who used religious banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a letter offering assistance to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon in response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's recent letter incorrectly claiming that Kountze High School cheerlea

Infant Deaths Prompt Doctors’ Outcry: Get the Shot!

Babies are dying in Texas — deaths that health officials say can be prevented. At last count, six children have died of pertussis, or whooping cough, in Texas this year.

Texas A&M Forest Service: 301 million trees killed by drought

A Texas A&M Forest Service survey of hundreds of forested plots scattered across the state shows 301 million trees were killed as a result of the devastating 2011 drought.

Marijuana found stuffed in tire, gas tank at Texas port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Fabens port of entry seized 754 pounds of marijuana Saturday. It was one of seven drug busts totaling 1,337 pounds made by area CBP officers this weekend.

Neglected dog found alive in trash bag

A small dog was found alive in a trash bag that was placed outside of someone’s home in the Goodwood area on Friday, Sept. 21.

TEXAS LOTTERY® REVENUE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION JUMPS $133 MILLION IN 2012

(AUSTIN) – The Texas Lottery Commission today reported record results for fiscal year 2012, gaining $133 million in revenue over last year for the state’s Foundation School Fund, an increase of 13.8 percent.

Belton High School to Distribute iPads

Belton ISD will embark on the iBHS 1:1 iPad Project as iPads will be distributed to 2,500 students beginning with Seniors on Friday, Sept. 21. Other grade levels will receive iPads as follows: Monday, Sept. 24, Juniors; Tuesday, Sept.

Woman on the run after 1-year-old tests positive for cocaine

Doña Ana County Sheriff's investigators said a 30-year-old Mesquite woman is on the run after child-abuse charges were filed against her this week.