Statewide News

Texas widow receives deceased husband's heart from hospital, may not even be human

A widow is battling a hospital to have her late husband's remains returned 10 years after his death, she says what the hospital sent her might not even be human remains. "There's a big hole in my life."

Gov. Perry speaks on CA oil company relocating to TX

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement on Occidental Petroleum Corporation moving its corporate headquarters from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas:

Body of missing world traveler Leanne Bearden found in Texas

Authorities expect to complete the autopsy Friday for a Colorado woman who went missing in Texas last month after traveling the world with her husband, police said. There will be no further updates in the case until the autopsy is complete, Garden

Makenzie Wethington on Surviving Skydiving Accident: 'I Just Thank God'

Dallas (KDAF) -- "I'm good. I feel good. I'm doing better every day," said 16-year-old Makenzie Wethington Thursday.

Central Texan Katie Uhlaender is one of the 5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Friday

Minus Evgeni Plushenko, the men go for figure skating glory, Bode Miller and Ted Ligety carry U.S. hopes in the super combined, and Russia and the U.S.

Two Texas teens exiting school bus hit by truck, trapped under trailer

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KBMT) -- Emergency crews freed two teens from underneath a trailer after the pair was struck by a truck as they exited a Hamshire-Fannett school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Texas DPS rescues more than 30 missing or exploited children in 2013

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program they have rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.

$7,500 reward offered for most wanted fugitive, gang member from Big Spring

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Anthony Lee Evans, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Number of TX students taking AP courses has more than doubled over last decade

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the number of Texas graduates taking at least one Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exam has more than doubled during the past decade.

Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said she supports medical marijuana use as well easing the state's legal consequences for possessing small amounts of the drug. Davis' comments echo those of current Republican Gov.