Statewide News

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend a Month Away

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans and shoes to backpacks and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.

Investigators look to more cold cases for connections to accused Louisiana murderer

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Texas AG obtains relief for Texans scammed by auto service contracts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a joint announcement with Attorneys General of Washington, Ohio, Missouri and eight other participating states on the bankruptcy liquidation plan for U.S.

Suddenlink 'connects' with new partner

Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC, which does business as Suddenlink Communications (“Suddenlink” or “the Company”), announced today that it and its existing equity holders have reached an agreement under which BC Part

Governor and first lady: Texas Governor’s Mansion fully restored

Gov. Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today announced that the 156- year-old Texas Governor’s Mansion has been fully restored.

Beware of scam calls during President Obama’s visit to Texas

President Obama will be at several private fundraising events in Austin and San Antonio on Tuesday, but will not be taking time out of his busy schedule to pay your utility bills.

Crime Rate in Texas Drops for Second Consecutive Year

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that for the second consecutive year the major crime rate in Texas has dropped significantly.

Officials identify 6 Fort Bliss soldiers killed in Afghanistan

FORT BLISS, TX — The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed the death of six Fort Bliss soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday.

ICE deports British man in Houston wanted for indecency with a child

A British man, who was wanted for indecency with a child in his home country, was deported Tuesday and turned over to United Kingdom officials by officers with U.S.

Inmates charged for pen stabbing to face

An inmate was victim of a pen stabbing by two cellmates, at the Doña Ana County Detention Center, investigators said.