Statewide News

Santorum to jump into Texas abortion ban battle

Rick Santorum's heading to Texas to put his support behind a controversial bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. According to a press release obtained by CNN that will be sent later Tuesday, Santorum will hold a news conf

Both sides of abortion debate weigh in on Texas 'fetal pain' bill hearing

AUSTIN, Texas (CNN) -- The divisiveness of the abortion debate was on full display in the Texas statehouse Monday as SB1, also known as the fetal pain bill, was opened to public comment by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

Country singer Randy Travis admitted to hospital, listed in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital. According to a news release, Travis was admitted to medical facility on Sunday for complications for viral cardiomyopathy.

BREAKING: Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election

During a special announcement on Monday, Governor Rick Perry announced he would not seek re-election as Governor of Texas. Perry announced this after being introduced by his wife, Anita Perry.

Texas Rangers host first responders, victims of West explosion

A day at the ballpark was more than just that for the people of West, Texas. The Texas Rangers helped make sure the town, affected by that deadly plant explosion, could have a day of fun after so much grief.

Perry: 2016 'certainly an option'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn't ready to reveal his political future, but he's not ruling out another bid for the White House in 2016.

TX driver charged with 5 counts of criminal negligence homicide

The Department of Public Safety have arrested and charged a driver in the deadly accident that killed five people in Los Fresnos this past Sunday.

VIDEO: Dog detects TX child's diabetes

A volunteer project turned into a life saving event for a Texas family. The family was playing with diabetic alert dogs, when of the animals detected its playmate had the disease.

Controversial sign to be taken down in small TX town

Some call it art. Others say this sign of Playboy's trademark bunny is offensive and doesn't belong in their small Texas town.

VIDEO: TX teen tracks down carjacker, gets possessions back

A teen in Houston goes on the hunt for a man she says put a gun in her face and stole her car. Her detective work leads police to the suspect and into a car chase when he makes a run for it.