Statewide News

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.<

Texas cold case closed after body discovered in drying lake is ID'd

A 35-year-old cold case in Texas came to an end this week when the skeletal remains of a body found in a drought-affected lake were determined to be that of a woman who went missing in 1979. A forensic anthropologist used dental records to determ

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers. Instead, she rolled her

Attorney General Abbott questions BLM’s authority to seize private property along Red River in Texas

AUSTIN—Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today called into question the federal Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) potential seizure of land that rightfully belongs to Texas landowners.