Statewide News

Cruz tries to sidestep 2016 question

He's not saying yes. He's not saying no. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas danced around questions in a recent interview about whether he plans to run for president in 2016.

Roller coaster ride became 'nightmare' for Texas woman's family

 It was Rosy Esparza's first trip to Six Flags.

Cupcake ATM now open in Dallas

Need a cupcake in a hurry? Swing by the cupcake ATM! The cupcake ATM in Dallas in introducing a continuous flow of the sweet treats. It is also restocked day and night with different varieties.

For those living on border, security is complicated subject

Joe Metz, a straight-talking Texas rancher on the U.S.-Mexico border, awoke recently to find 50 cows roaming freely in his front yard. Undocumented immigrants, he says, left a gate open as they crossed his land, which abuts the Rio Grande.

Police: No foul play seen in Texas roller coaster death

An initial investigation shows no sign of foul play in the death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, authorities said Saturday.

Health officials looking into intestinal infection in North Texas

Health officials are looking into an outbreak of Cyclospora in North Texas. Dozens of people have been sickened with the intestinal infection.

Charges filed in Houston garage-turned-prison case

The grandson of the owner of a house in Houston where four malnourished men were found Friday has been charged with two felony counts in the case, police said Saturday.

Witnesses: Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster

A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, witnesses said.

POLICE: 8 people held captive in Houston, some for as many as 10 years

According to CNN, eight people have been held captive in a north Houston home, and some for as many as 10 years, police said Friday.

48 in Texas acquire intestinal infection

Forty-eight new cases of an intestinal infection caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces have been reported in Texas this past week alone, officials said Thursday. Most reports come from the Dallas/Fort Worth area.