Statewide News

Reward increased for TX most wanted sex offender

The reward for John Michael Enard, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August.

One dead after big rig crashes into wall and plummets off an overpass

The driver of an 18-wheeler is dead in Grand Prairie, Texas after his truck ran off an overpass Saturday afternoon.

Salad eaten at restaurants in Iowa, Nebraska blamed for illness outbreak

Diners at Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska caught an intestinal illness tied to a rare type of parasite after eating salad mix that came from Mexico, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

FEMA announces extra aid for Texas town decimated by blast

 The Obama administration has issued a disaster declaration for the Texas town hit by fertilizer plant blasts in April.

Judge allows evidence of Fort Hood suspect's Web searches on jihad

 A military court judge ruled Friday that the prosecutors may use as evidence Maj. Nidal M.

Original Texas Tech 'Masked Rider' dies at 81

When he rode onto the field at the Gator Bowl in 1954, Joe Kirk Fulton had no idea that Texas Tech’s Masked Rider would eventually be recognized by The Associated Press as one of the top ten coolest college mascots.

TABC completes investigation into Dallas club, former Cowboy Josh Brent

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has completed its investigation into the incident that occurred on December 8, 2012, involving former Dallas Cowboy player Josh Brent.

Ted Cruz to speak at West fundraiser in two weeks

The McLennan County Republican Club has announced a benefit for the town of West and Senator Cruz will be the keynote speaker. The fundraiser will be held on Thursday, August 22 at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame in Waco.

REPORT: TX troopers arrest 1,100 over July 4th weekend for drunk driving

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,100 DWI arrests during a 10-day special enforcement period, which included the July 4th holiday.

Authortities catch Most Wanted Fugitive, gang member in Dallas

Jimmie Jerome Hiners, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Bloods gang member, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in Dallas. Hiners has a violent criminal history and was wanted for aggravated assault and parole violation.