Statewide News

'Meanie' the peacock killed after attacking female neighbors

A peacock who had recently taken to terrorizing female neighbors was twice Tased by authorities and then fatally shot by his owners this week in northwest Harris County.

Panel: Cruz creating headaches for McConnell, GOP

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is not making many friends in his own party after his latest attempt to block the Senate from raising the debt ceiling.

Human lung made in lab for first time

- For the first time, scientists have created human lungs in a lab -- an exciting step forward in regenerative medicine, but an advance that likely won't help patients for many years.

Texas widow receives deceased husband's heart from hospital, may not even be human

A widow is battling a hospital to have her late husband's remains returned 10 years after his death, she says what the hospital sent her might not even be human remains. "There's a big hole in my life."

Gov. Perry speaks on CA oil company relocating to TX

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement on Occidental Petroleum Corporation moving its corporate headquarters from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas:

Body of missing world traveler Leanne Bearden found in Texas

Authorities expect to complete the autopsy Friday for a Colorado woman who went missing in Texas last month after traveling the world with her husband, police said. There will be no further updates in the case until the autopsy is complete, Garden

Makenzie Wethington on Surviving Skydiving Accident: 'I Just Thank God'

Dallas (KDAF) -- "I'm good. I feel good. I'm doing better every day," said 16-year-old Makenzie Wethington Thursday.

Central Texan Katie Uhlaender is one of the 5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Friday

Minus Evgeni Plushenko, the men go for figure skating glory, Bode Miller and Ted Ligety carry U.S. hopes in the super combined, and Russia and the U.S.

Two Texas teens exiting school bus hit by truck, trapped under trailer

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KBMT) -- Emergency crews freed two teens from underneath a trailer after the pair was struck by a truck as they exited a Hamshire-Fannett school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Texas DPS rescues more than 30 missing or exploited children in 2013

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program they have rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.