Statewide News

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.

Texas 'Teddy bear' drops 300 pounds

Ryan "Mac" McDonald's friends and family describe him as a teddy bear: charismatic, gentle and unassuming. The description is fitting -- the former Texas all-state offensive lineman weighed as much as a small bear in 2000 when his friends bought h

5 TX children recovered in nation-wide operation targeting underage prostituion

During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted

Texas mom gives birth at a gas station

When an expecting mother says it's time to go, you better listen. One Texas woman told the father-to-be she couldn't make the wait to the hospital and gave birth somewhere else instead.