Statewide News

Big Tex, State Fair return for 127th season

Want to travel to the Top o’ Texas, take a ride 20 stories high on a Ferris wheel, or meet Big Tex himself?

Rangers can’t shut down Rays

Desmond Jennings singled home Sam Fuld with one out in the 12th inning, and Tampa Bay snatched a 4-3 victory from the Rangers on Wednesday night.

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.