Statewide News

24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

 A 24-year-old Salvadoran national, who had been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations custody since June 27, 2014, died Sunday, August 3 at Laredo Medical Center.

Thief takes million in goods from Texas woman's 3-story closet

A Texas socialite's lavish three-story closet was burglarized Friday night. The thief nabbed three Birkin bags worth $60,000 each and then filled those purses with even more expensive jewels.

Kendall Jones makes first public appearance since media firestorm

A 19-year old Texas Tech cheerleader who garnered national attention, and criticism, over her big game hunting photos from Africa made her first public appearance since the controversy on Saturday.

Number of unaccompanied minors crossing into U.S. tops 60,000

The number of unaccompanied minor immigrants who have crossed into the United States has officially surpassed the 60,000 expected in the Obama administration's initial estimates, according to Department of Homeland Security data.

Video Tour: Texas center opens today, will house immigrants

There are only three places in the United States that house women and children together who've crossed the border illegally from Central America.

Media get tour of new center for immigrant women, children

San Antonio, TX (KSAT) -- KSAT 12 News on Thursday toured a new detention facility in Karnes County that will house hundreds of Central American women and children who are being held as illegal immigrants in the United States. The Karnes County R

Police investigating Miranda Lambert billboard vandalized in Lindale

Lindale, TX (KETK) -- The Lindale Police Department is investigating a billboard in which a country music star's face was vandalized. Police are searching for the person or people responsible for drawing a mustache on the face of Miranda Lambert

From convicted sex offender to millionaire, man gets new life

DALLAS (CNN) -- Michael Phillips has been spending most of his time these days living in a tiny room in a no-frills northeast Dallas nursing home. Until recently, he had a roommate who slept in a bed 2 feet away, and staff brought him three squa

Mexican nationals get 9 years for stashing 115 immigrants in Texas house

Three of the five men arrested in connection with the March discovery of more than 100 illegal aliens in an area stash house have been ordered to federal prison.

Polk County pot plants seizure rises to 100K

Texas authorities removed more than 100,000 marijuana plants after discovering 29 pot fields northeast of Houston. The first field was found Saturday by a deer hunter.