Statewide News

Texas aiming to avoid first 1-3 start since 1956 Saturday night

Texas will be trying to avoid some long history when the Longhorns meet Kansas State Saturday night in Austin. If UT loses Saturday night, it would the Longhorns’ first 1-3 start since 1956.

VIDEO: TX boy dies after being bitten by ants during football game

A Corpus Christi middle school student bitten by ants during a football game has died.

Former Houston 3rd grade teacher sentenced to 20 years in prison for distributing, possessing child pornography

A local man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison following his guilty pleas to distributing and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.

Houston music teacher arrested and charged with producing child pornography

A Houston-area elementary school music teacher was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of producing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.

Central Texas man admits enticing a minor child to engage in sexual activity

A man from central Texas pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to one count of enticing a minor, and aiding and abetting.

North Texas man pleads guilty to transporting and shipping child pornography

A north Texas man pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney to one count of transporting and shipping child pornography.

Reward offered for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender

A $3,000 reward is being offered for a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender.

Delta Kappa Epsilon to Kent State: ‘We apologize to your entire community for the banner’

The LSU chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity issued an apology to the Kent State community. The letter is in response to a sign its members posted on its house during Saturday’s home game.

Texas roller coaster reopens after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened Saturday with improved safety measures and long lines of eager riders, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death while on the ride.

Paula Deen steps out for the first time in three months in Texas

For the first time since controversy over her use of racial slurs, celebrity chef, Paula Deen is stepping out into the public spotlight.