Statewide News

School Bus Erupts in Flames

Pictures from Twitter reveal the horrifying moments a Northwest ISD school bus burst into a fireball!

Texas killer's mental state in question as execution looms

 (CNN) -- Scott Panetti dressed in a purple cowboy outfit and called Jesus, John F.

Court orders Texas killer's execution postponed

The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has stayed the execution of Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti, who was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the court clerk's office.

Texas senator files bill prohibiting sale of synthetic drugs

Today, Senator Charles Perry filed SB 199 to prohibit the sale and use of synthetic drugs in the State of Texas.

Reward increased to $8,000 for violent Texas sex offender

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Police chief on downtown Austin shooting: 'We were lucky'

The man who shot up downtown Austin last week had the words, "Let me die," written in marker on his chest, the city's police chief said Monday.

Former ETX youth pastor gets more than 20 years jail time for child porn

A 23-year-old former youth pastor has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Police: South Texas woman arrested for DWI after driving without tire

 A Harlingen woman is under arrest for driving without a tire on Thanksgiving night. Harlingen police saw 38 year-old Maria Isabel Gloria driving a Jeep without its front driver side tire around 2 on Friday morning.

Customized caskets made for Texas children killed in mobile home fire

A small town is rallying around a family who lost five children in a house fire. One business owner is paying his respects , with a special gift to the family, Kevin Reece has the story.

University of Texas offers Beyonce, Rihanna feminism course

Beyonce takes center stage at the University of Texas Austin. This spring, students will be able to take a unique course featuring the superstar.