Statewide News

ETX woman indicted, charged with mailing laced letters to President Obama, NYC mayort

A Texas woman has been indicted and charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a U.S. attorney's office in Texas said Friday.

Grand jury says no charges in Texas train wreck that killed 4 veterans

Texas grand jury declined to issue charges in a November 2012 deadly collision between a freight train and a parade float that killed four veterans and injured more than a dozen people, Assistant District Attorney Eric Kalenak of Midland County said

TX woman arrested for attempted murder of mother, told police mom was 'evil and possessed by the devil

A woman is accused of trying to kill her mother Tuesday night because she believed her mother was "evil and possessed by the devil", according to a El Paso Police Dept. news release.

DPS Boosts DWI Patrols for July 4th Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday.

Gov. Perry: TX will continue to build on our 'Legacy of Life'

Gov. Rick Perry today rallied pro-life advocates from around the country at the National Right to Life Convention. The governor has called a second special session to protect women and the unborn in Texas.

GOV. PERRY: Special Session to begin July 1

Gov. Rick Perry today announced a Special Session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.

Wendy Davis: From teen mom to Harvard Law to famous filibuster

The Texas state senator whose filibuster of an abortion bill became a national phenomenon has a long history of persisting against tough odds. Wendy Davis -- the 50-year-old Democrat who stood and spoke for 13 hours Tuesday at the Texas Capitol --

Texas law now requires voters to show ID

A change in the voting laws in Texas now requires voters to present photo identification when voting.

Texas Senator, Robert Nichols, releases statement for failing to address SJR 2 bill

Republican Texas Senator Robert Nichols released a statement on the failure to address the SJR 2 bill.

Texas most wanted fugitive arrested in California

A Texas Most Wanted fugitive has been arrested in California. Ricco Leo Torres, 33, is a top 10 Texas Most Wanted Fugitive and Barrio Azteca gang member. He is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in California.