Statewide News

CPS Case Worker arrested for alleged child sexual assault

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Children unit arrest a man after he allegedly sexually assaults a teen girl in a West El Paso motel room.

Democratic senator Wendy Davis announces bid for TX Governor

Democratic Senator Wendy Davis, 50, who made a name for herself with a 13-hour long filibuster before the Texas Senate, has announced her bid for the office of Texas Governor.

TX man charged with attempted murder after high speed chase

Bossier Sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man, Wednesday, evening following a multi-parish high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle that lead to attempted murder of a peace officer and other charges.

Federal shutdown does not affect The Alamo

Despite a slapdash and erroneous online news report, the Alamo remains open for business during the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Rangers make changes to coaching staff

Bench coach Jackie Moore and first-base coach Dave Anderson did not have their contracts renewed after the Rangers’ 91-72 season wasn’t good enough to get them into the playoffs for a fourth straight year.

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

TX man arrested in connection with 2nd largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fig

Anthrax case confirmed in 2 TX Sable Antelopes

According to the Texas Animal Health Commission, Anthrax has been detected in two sable antelopes in Edwards County, near Barksdale, Texas. This is the first confirmed case in the state this year.

After 33 years as UT AD, Dodds announces he will step down in August 2014

33-year University of Texas veteran Athletic Director, DeLoss Dodds, announced Tuesday, in a press conference, he will be stepping down in August 2014.

TX veterans slated to visit war memorials in D.C., Cornyn calls for Obama to open them despite government shutdown

World War II and other veterans visiting Washington this week as a part of the Honor Flight Network have been told their war memorials will be closed during their visit due to the federal government shutdown. U.S.