Statewide News

San Antonio Spurs hire Becky Hammon as assistant coach

In what many sports fans view as a historic move, the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs announced the hiring of Becky Hammon as assistant coach.

Bowe Bergdahl meets with Army investigator

Former prisoner Bowe Bergdahl met Wednesday with an investigating officer to discuss his disappearance five years ago. After he disappeared in Afghanistan in June 2009, the now-28-year-old soldier spent five years in the hands of Taliban militan

A worried world watches as Ebola death toll rises; Liberia declares emergency

A nurse in Nigeria. A businessman in Saudi Arabia. A Spanish priest in Liberia.

Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Rapper Cameron Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, was due in an El Paso court today to face charges stemming from a May arrest for marijuana possession at the El Paso International Airport, but now, a warrant was issued for his

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Major Texas city one step closer to cellphone ban in vehicles

Talking, texting or using a cell phone in a car is one step closer to being illegal in Austin. The city's Public Safety Commission approved a recommendation on how to toughen up the no texting ordinance already on the books.

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.