Statewide News

Pet raccoon attacks infant

A newborn is recovering and his mother faces possible criminal charges after Kountze police say a pet raccoon attacked the infant.

Police seek suspect in weekend shooting

Staff at a Waco hospital reported a shooting victim to Waco Police Saturday at around 2:30 pm. The victim was brought in by private vehicle. The victim had a gunshot wound to his lower extremities. .

Coast Guard saves 4 after boat capsizes

Four people were rescued by a Coast Guard boat crew Thursday approximately one and half miles outside the Matagorda Jetties.

Important tips for tornado preparedness

The Center for Disease Control has some important tips for riding out the storms coming this spring. Here are some prevention and preparation measures that some people may not think about taking.

Texas woman threatens to kill workers over botched corn dog

A bizarre story out of Texas. Police said a woman threatened to kill restaurant workers last week over a botched corn dog order.

Texas family plagued with ailments gets $3 million in fracking judgment

When the Parr family started having serious health problems late in 2008, they had no idea it was associated with what they call "a multitude" of drilling operations that popped up near their 40-acre ranch in Decatur, 60 miles northwe

Texas teacher accused of giving student lap dance at school

HOUSTON (KPRC) — An Aldine Independent School District teacher is accused of giving a middle school student a lap dance in front of other students.

El Paso man arrested for obscene Facebook postings

EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — Detectives with the El Paso Sheriff's Department arrested an El Paso man after they received several alarming complaints over a sexually descriptive Facebook posting that involved underage girls. The Sheriff's Office Criminal

Fiesta parade route features $1 porta-potties

San Antonio (KSAT) -- Vendors along parade routes sell everything from turkey legs to funnel cakes to portable toilet time. Anita Hernandez helps coordinate parking and vendors along her boss' property at 1603 Broadway, a key location at the start

State reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.<