Statewide News

Commercial space company moving headquarters to Texas

MIDLAND – Gov. Rick Perry today joined XCOR Aerospace and the Midland Development Corp. to announce the creation of XCOR’s new Commercial Space Research and Development Center headquarters at the Midland International Airport.

Inmate allegedly binds hostage with shirt, uses spoon as weapon

Former Doña Ana County Detention Center inmate Joshua Martinez, 21, faces felony charges following a July 4 incident in which he took two fellow inmates hostage in a booking cell.

Florida lifeguard says he's been offered his job back

The south Florida lifeguard fired for leaving his post so he could save a swimmer outside his coverage zone said Thursday he has been offered his job back. But Tomas Lopez told CNN he does not plan to return to work.

Accused rapist stops for condoms with victim in car

Ralph Yates, 33, is accused of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a gas station, where he bought condoms to rape her.

Father and son charged in ICE agent shooting

Two south Texas men, father and son, were arrested and charged Thursday with assaulting a ICE/HSI special agent.

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.