Statewide News

Helping Hands Program provides aid for volunteer fire departments across the state

BAYTOWN, Texas — Old River-Winfree Volunteer Fire Chief Andy Malloy knows all too well the dangers that come along with fighting fires in tall buildings. Unable to afford a ladder truck, his dedicated volunteer firefighters were forced to charge i

15 patients at TX hospitals develop blood infections from injection now recalled by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care providers and patients of a voluntary nationwide recall of all products produced and distributed for sterile use by Specialty Compounding, LLC, Cedar Park, TX.

Gov. Perry announces key staff changes

Gov. Rick Perry has named Kathy Walt as chief of staff and Jonathan Taylor as director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT). Aaron Demerson will serve as senior advisor for economic development.

New TxDot law to require motorist to 'Move Over or Slow Down' for work crews

September not only brings the start of fall, but also the start of a new requirement for Texas drivers.

Get ready, Tax-free Weekend is here

Friday marked the beginning of Texas’ annual Tax-Free Weekend. Starting early Friday morning, and lasting until late Sunday, stores will be busy with families getting ready to go back to school.

Rangers acquire Rios from White Sox

The Texas Rangers have acquired a big bat to add to the lineup. Arlington will welcome, now former Chicago White Sox right fielder, Alex Rios. Rios, 32, has a .277 season batting average with 12 home runs and 55 RBIs.

'No Muslim Parking' signs offends TX Muslims attending Houston mosque

Religiously offensive signs appeared in a Houston shopping center parking lot on Thursday but no one seems to know how they got there.

Police: 4 dead after man opens fire in 2 Dallas-area homes

A Texas man killed four women -- including his girlfriend and a woman he was dating -- and wounded three teens and a boy in shootings at two Dallas-area homes, police said Thursday. The man was arrested at the second home after a child there calle

Texas HS quarterback suffers broken neck in crash

Isaiah Garza and another former Mercedes High School student were involved in a serious wreck while exiting Expressway 83 Tuesday evening.

Police: 4 dead after Texas man opens fire at ex-girlfriend's home, second house

A Texas man went on a gun attack in two cities late Wednesday, killing four people, including two at his ex-girlfriend's home, police said.