Statewide News

Study: College students who post drunken pictures on Facebook at risk for drinking problems

College students who post photos to Facebook showing themselves getting drunk are at higher risk of alcohol dependence and abuse, compared with their classmates with no references to drinking on their pages.

Texas Police, Border Patrol arrest 62 in human stash house

McAllen Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol authorities busted a human stash house on Thursday. Officials took 62 people into custody including immigrants without documentation and smugglers.

Coast Guard investigating collision between cargo ship, barge

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently investigating the cause of a collision in the Houston Ship Channel.

Man who plowed car into crowd at SXSW charged with capital murder

A driver who plowed into a crowded street at a popular festival in Austin this week, killing two people, was charged with capital murder, police said Friday.

Texas father charged in death of daughter, girlfriend

Just hours after speaking at his daughter's vigil, a father is now charged in her death, and the death of her girlfriend.

Three women allegedly assaulted; border agent found dead

One of three female undocumented immigrants who were allegedly kidnapped and assaulted was rescued at the south Texas residence of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was found dead inside, authorities said Thursday. U.S.

CDC: Rare female-to-female HIV transmission

A Texas woman apparently contracted HIV through sexual contact with another woman, the Centers for Disease Control reported Thursday, a rare female-to-female transmission of the virus. Testing confirmed the 46-year-old woman with newly diagnosed H

UPDATE: Amber Alert suspect caught in Dallas area, abducted child found safe

UPDATE: The suspect and child were found in the Dallas area, according to the Garland Police Department.

Duo (Tri)es to steal thousands of pins from sorority headquarters in TX

Two people face jail time for attempting to steal thousands of pins from a sorority's headquarters in Arlington, Texas.

Driver identified in deadly SXSW crash

AUSTIN (CNN) — A crowded street at a popular festival in Austin, Texas, became a chaotic scene as a suspected drunk driver tore through the crowd, running over people and hitting other cars, leaving two people dead and others seriously injured. Po