Statewide News

Brain-dead Texas woman taken off ventilator

 A wrenching court fight -- about who is alive, who is dead and how the presence of a fetus changes the equation -- came to an end Sunday when a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman was taken off a ventilator.

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 50-year-old man from a sinking sailboat just 20 miles offshore of Baffin Bay on Friday.

AMBER ALERT: Shelby County officials looking for missing 3-year-old child

An Amber Alert has been issued for a Shelby County child that was allegedly abducted in Tenaha.

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent sentenced to 180 days in jail, 10 years probation

A jury has found former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter and sentenced him to 180 days in jail with 10 years probation. The former nose tackle was charged with intoxication manslaughter after allegedly driving drunk and

Woman travels world without mishap, goes missing after walk in Texas

She traveled the world with her husband for 22 months without major mishap, but a month after returning to the United States, Leanne Hecht Bearden is missing after she went for a walk. A search is underway in Texas, northeast of San Antonio, for t

Man jailed 5 years awaiting trial a result of court backlog in Jefferson County, Texas

BEAUMONT (KBMT) -- Imagine being behind bars for more than five years without having your day in court.

Supreme Court denies stay of Tamayo execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (CNN) -- A last-ditch push to keep a convicted cop killer alive in Texas failed Wednesday night when the U.S.

Dallas Methodist Pastor to Officiate Gay Weddings

Dallas (KDAF) -- Sunday, Jack Evans and George Harris celebrated their 53rd anniversary. "We have been in our relationship since January 19th, 1961," said Evans. The two men celebrate the day they met, but not the day they got married.

$7,500 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Leo Click Jr., 43, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Texas declares liquefied petroleum gas emergency

In response to harsh winter conditions gripping most of the country and an accompanying shortage of essential resources, Texas is joining other states in declaring a liquefied petroleum gas emergency.