Statewide News

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.

Planned Parenthoods closing immediately as Abortion Bill takes effect

With the signing on the abortion bill by Governor Rick Perry on Thursday, Planned Parenthood began closing its doors in Texas towns.

Fort Bliss: General public not at risk of radioactive material found on post

El Paso (KDBC) -- At a press conference Tuesday morning, officials from Fort Bliss announced the Army Environmental Command found traces of radioactive material on post. While it sounds alarming, officials say the general public is not in any imme

Planned Parenthood responds to Abortion Bill signing

On Thursday, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed wildly unpopular legislation that could virtually end access to safe and legal abortion in Texas.

BREAKING: Perry signs abortion bill into law

Texas Governor Rick Perry signed the controversial abortion bill on Thursday, that gained widespread attention and spurred large protests in the Lone Star State's capital.

Radioactive material discovered on TX Army base

Fort Bliss officials announced radioactive material has been discovered on Biggs Airfield.

Officials designate 67 miles of regional roadways as Interstate 69

I-69 MAKES HISTORY IN RIO GRANDE VALLEY AS SOUTH TEXAS’ FIRST INTERSTATE HIGHWAY Designation of 67 new I-69 interstate miles signals economic growth, mobility, international trade in booming South Texas region

TX most wanted fugitive captured in El Campo

Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in El Campo, Texas. Kotlar has an extensive criminal history, and was recently wanted for parole violation.

Perry defends strict abortion law in Texas

The bill placing new curbs on abortion that passed the Texas legislature last week isn't anti-women, Gov. Rick Perry argued Sunday.