Statewide News

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.

Christian banners banned at Texas high school's football games

Kountze I.S.D. administrators have banned run-through banners at football games if they display religious messages. The superintendent made the decision after receiving a complaint.

DoD: Texas soldier killed in recent Afghanistan attacks

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

UPDATE: Suspect named in LSU bomb threat

Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.

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.