Statewide News

Gas dips below $2 in Texas

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Gas prices fell below $2 a gallon at a station in San Antonio on Friday, making Texas the second U.S.

Employees of Texas school district embezzle $280K

Three former Beaumont Independent School District employees have pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Court orders Texas killer's execution postponed

The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has stayed the execution of Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti, who was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m.

School Bus Erupts in Flames

Pictures from Twitter reveal the horrifying moments a Northwest ISD school bus burst into a fireball!

Texas killer's mental state in question as execution looms

 (CNN) -- Scott Panetti dressed in a purple cowboy outfit and called Jesus, John F.

Court orders Texas killer's execution postponed

The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has stayed the execution of Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti, who was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the court clerk's office.

Texas senator files bill prohibiting sale of synthetic drugs

Today, Senator Charles Perry filed SB 199 to prohibit the sale and use of synthetic drugs in the State of Texas.

Reward increased to $8,000 for violent Texas sex offender

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Police chief on downtown Austin shooting: 'We were lucky'

The man who shot up downtown Austin last week had the words, "Let me die," written in marker on his chest, the city's police chief said Monday.