Statewide News

Texas A&M student dies after mono diagnosis

A Texas A&M sophomore died from mono recently and her death is leaving her family with a lot of questions. How did this she get mono? That question is taking a backseat to an even bigger mystery, how did she die?

Manzano Mountains State Park open house

To celebrate re-opening, Manzano Mountains State Park is having an Open House on Sunday, April 27, from 1-4 p.m.

Newly released video shows moment of deadly West, Texas, blast

Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire. Why not check it out?

UT: Maroon bluebonnets will not be removed

The University of Texas announced Wednesday they will not pull maroon-colored wildflowers planted in gardens on their campus.

DPS releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.

Polling Center: Leaving tests behind

Amid the monumental advancements celebrated during last week’s Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library, George W.

DPS suspends use of new handgun over "concerns"

The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed Wednesday that it has stopped using its newest service firearm after “concerns” were reported by state trooper recruits who were the first to use the new Smith

Border corruption back in focus after guilty plea

For a region trying to salvage its reputation after being labeled a hotbed of public corruption, the news in Hidalgo County this week wasn’t good.

TX inmate executed, U.S. Supreme Court denies request for stay of execution

Texas has executed inmate Jose Villegas, who fatally stabbed three members of one family; a 24-year-old woman, her 3-year-old son, and her 51-year-old mother in 2001. 

Report: Texas' Rate of Uninsured Dips Slightly

The sky-high rate of Texans without health insurance has dropped only slightly since the launch of the federal Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance marketplace, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institu

Court thwarts Sierra Club's radioactive waste challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas – a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas environmental regulators.

Creepy burglar caught staring at sleeping child

Authorities in Houston, Texas are seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect who is seen on home video surveillance walking through the victims' home and staring at their infant while they slept.

Burglar caught on tape watching baby sleep

A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby’s room in a Houston-area home.

Give input on New Mexico big-game hunting rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Raton area to give comments on several big-game hunting rules during a public meeting at 6 p.m.

Abundant recreation opportunities on the Gila National Forest

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy recreation opportunities across the Gila National Forest.