Statewide News

Assault call leads to human trafficking arrest

San Antonio, TX (KSAT) -- A 21-year-old man is accused of holding a woman against her will and forcing her to work as a prostitute by posting her picture and phone number on an internet website. San Antonio police originally arrested Shon Steen

GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric Holder and events marking the anniversary of the law's passage renewed the dialogue ov

Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX authorities say they might have a mystery on their hands. Human remains have been found on property at the theme park.

Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Emergency crews in Texas work to clean-up a jet fuel spill from a local refinery that leaked into the San Antonio river.

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife search for missing man near San Antonio Bay

The Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are searching for a 48-year-old man after a good Samaritan came upon his boat with its throttles clutched near Victoria Barge Canal Friday.

4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

Four Mexican nationals, who were illegally fishing in U.S. waters off South Texas were rescued Friday, after their lancha began taking on water during a pursuit by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Brant.

Texas man sentenced to 2 years in prison for slitting puppy's throat

Angelina County, TX (KETK) -- An East Texas man has been sentenced to two years in prison for admitting to slitting the throat of his ex-girlfriends puppy. On Saturday, December 31, 2011, Jeremy Spencer AKA "Tramp", 33, of Zavalla, was arrested fo

Obama: Congress 'least productive' in modern history

President Barack Obama didn't mince words about Congress and the opposition during a speech at a Houston dinner Wednesday evening. "This has become the least productive Congress in modern history, recent memory," Obama said at the Texas dinner, ac

Obama says Fort Hood shooting 'tears at wounds'

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "love tested by tragedy brings us together again" at Fort Hood after last week's shootings that left four soldiers dead, including the alleged attacker.

TxDOT kicks off Talk/Text CRASH Campaign

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and TxDOT is continuing our Talk/Text CRASH campaign to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.<