Statewide News

Drought-killed trees could become liability issues for landowners

A tree that falls in a lonely forest may not make a sound, but what about the tree that falls on your neighbor’s house? The sound it makes? Cha-ching.

Man charged with death of dog allegedly killed in hot car

A Houston man was arrested in Galveston after his dog died from allegedly being left in a hot car.

One dead, two injured in Deep ETX well site accident

One man was killed and two others seriously injured in a gas well site accident southwest of Chireno Thursday morning.

Woman with 5 children in car busted high on PCP at ETX DPS office

A mother was arrested for public intoxication after she showed up disoriented at the Angelina County DPS Office Tuesday afternoon.

Family dog shot, killed during police pursuit of violent carjacking suspects

A family is dealing with the loss of their dog after it was gunned down by police. The incident happened while officers were pursuing three violent robbery suspects.

Dallas murder suspect tied to cartel surrenders at border

A man wanted by the Dallas Police Department for his alleged involvement in a Dallas area kidnapping and murder surrendered in El Paso.

Governor Perry makes Independence Day stop in East Texas

Governor Rick Perry spent Independence Day in the small East Texas town of Big Sandy on Wednesday. He spoke for about 20 minutes at the New Beginnings Christian Church for an event hosted by the Big Sandy Rotary Club.

Man arrested for choking, punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

EUNICE, LA — A man is behind bars for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend after she discovered that he was with another female.

Dallas NAACP seeks end to Texas lottery

The NAACP chapter in Dallas is calling for an end to the Texas state lottery, saying the game drains the finances of low-income ticket-buyers who can least afford it, especially minorities.