Statewide News

Tax Amnesty Deadline Approaching

(AUSTIN) — Businesses have a little more than a week remaining to take advantage of the Texas Fresh Start tax amnesty period, which ends on Aug. 17.

Will former Louisana Governor Edwards become a father at 85 years old?

Could former governor Edwin Edwards be thinking of becoming a father again? According to the man himself, that's the plan.

DPS launches online version of Texas prescription drug monitoring program

At the urging of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has developed a secure online prescription monitoring program, called Prescription Access in Texas (PAT), which provides controlled substance prescription

Struggling Richland Parish schools mired in controversy; white students can't transfer

Controversy is swirling around two Richland Parish elementary schools after parents received a note stating white children could not transfer from the struggling schools.

LA Tech mascot dead of heat stroke

Lousiana Tech's mascot, a bulldog named Tech XX, is dead, after a city-wide search that lasted for days.

Austinite killed by IED in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

DPS seek public’s help in double homicide on the border

The Texas Rangers and the Maverick County Sheriff’s Office are trying to identify two homicide victims found near Eagle Pass on May 22, and a $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for th

Michelin recalling 841,000 BFGoodrich, Uniroyal tires

CNN — Michelin North America, Inc., announced Thursday it is voluntarily recalling about 841,000 of its BFGoodrich and Uniroyal tires because tread-belt separation may cause them to lose tread and/or deflate quickly. Though no deaths or injuries h

Texas officials urges precautions to reduce West Nile exposure

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, a mosquito borne illness.

U.S. Senator Cornyn opposes UN Arms Treaty

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined 50 Senators in expressing grave concern about the dangers posed to Texans’ Second Amendment rights by the United Nations’ Arms Trade Treaty.