Statewide News

Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in Dallas area

Thomas Lee Elkins, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Coppell on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol and Coppell Police Department.

Big Tex goes up in flames

A large fire has been reported at the State Fair of Texas. From this pic sent by a viewer, it appears Big Tex is on fire. Big Tex was celebrating his 60th year.

Killeen Police search for suspect in shooting, known as "Butter"

The Killeen Police Department is asking for your help by identifying a man who is a suspect in a shooting.

Judge rules Hasan can be forcibly shaved for trial

The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion on October 18th upholding the trial judge's decision to order Maj. Nidal M. Hasan to appear in court clean shaven.

Texas ranked top state to do business

Texas’ pro-business approach continues to receive national recognition, and Area Development Magazine is the latest organization to take notice by naming Texas the top state to do business in their third annual “Top States for Doing

Giant Florida eyeball belonged to a swordfish, state says

It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week was cut out of a swordfish hauled in by a deep-sea angler, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Woman in critical condition after ETX officer allegedly stabs her with syringes

A Hooks police officer is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a woman with syringes filled with animal tranquilizer.

Government gooses small business lending in Texas

Texas banks that received capital through a government program designed to spur more small business have continued to lend, according to a new report on the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) from the U.S. Treasury Department.

Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.

ETX man assaulted in $1 robbery

One man was injured early Thursday morning after two alleged robbers stole $1 from him in Lufkin.