Statewide News

TX ranked top exporting state for 12th straight year

Texas has again been ranked the number one exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position.

Sister: Driver was "running from voices in her head" when she caused triple fatal

HARDIN COUNTY (KBMT) -- A woman police say is responsible for an accident that killed a pregnant woman and her sister has been released from the hospital. A hospital spokesperson confirmed to 12News that Crystal Boyett, 40, of Kirbyville, was rele

Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4

A judge on Wednesday ordered that Ethan Couch -- who drove drunk and caused a crash, killing four people and injuring two -- go to a lock-down residential treatment facility. State District Judge Jean Boyd had already decided the Texas teenager w

Bryan health system reports data breach

A Bryan hospital is reporting a data breach that happened sometime between December 16 and December 18.

Twin Brother of Aaron Lucas, Brian, Arrested Again For Sexual Abuse

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT News 19) -- The twin brother of a former Madison County man has been arrested for the second time in as many weeks. Brian Lucas, 32, is charged with sexual abuse.

Seahawks QB plans to attend Rangers' spring training

According to the the baseball agent of the Seattle Seahawks start quarterback Russell Wilson, he will be on-hand at the Texas Rangers' spring training in Surprise, Arizona.

DPS: 1,400+ DWI arrests during holiday season

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers made more than 1,400 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period from Dec. 13 – Jan. 2. The 21-day DWI enforcement effort included funding from a Texas Department of Transportation grant.

Houston resident reports spotting Chupacabra in his backyard

In one Texas community people say they are concerned about a mysterious animal that's been spotted in the area.

DPS: Election ID certificates available at DL offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming primary election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper iden

Reward increased to $13,000 for TX Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Kevin Stoeser, 41, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of February.