Statewide News

Vet to VA: 'I'm not dead'

Every month for the past seven years, Joe Morris, a U.S. Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq, has been receiving a service-connected disability check from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Texas Republican Party releases 2014 party platform

Nearly two weeks after the Republican Party of Texas adopted its 2014 platform, the party has released it in full.

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.

Texas dog owner claims UPS driver slashed pets

A Texas dog owner claims a delivery driver slashed her animals. For Laura Crowell, her dogs are part of her family. What she said happened to two of them Friday night has left her shaken and angry.

First documented case of hantavirus claims the life of 67-year-old NM woman

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 67-year-old woman from San Juan County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the first case of HPS in New Mexico this year.

New rules could shed light on future water projects

The future of Texas' water supply will start to take shape on Tuesday afternoon when the Texas Water Development Board releases draft rul

Police say a teacher admitted to sexually assaulting 6 year-old girl

Police in Austin, Texas say a teacher admitted to molesting a 6 year-old student girl. The student says the incident took place in a classroom at her elementary school, Eleanor Beck picks up the story from here.

Border facility, why are they coming here?

The numbers are staggering, thousands of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the U.S. border. This is one of the Border Patrol facilities in Texas, overwhelmed by the children crossing the border in droves.

UT/TT Poll: Don’t follow the leader


In CD-23, advantages are seen for both Gallego and Hurd


Few Foster Care Alumni Receive Higher Ed Benefits

By the time Corey Vollette decided to go to college — after years spent adrift after dropping out of high school — it was too late to take advantage of an exemption from tuition and fees at a public college or university in Texas.

UT/TT Poll: Texas Voters Frowning at Washington

The president and the Congress are remarkably unpopular in Texas — and the disapproval of the federal officials is so strong that it could have some effect on this year’s elections in the state, according to the University of Texas/

Few foster care alumni receive higher ed benefits


Bergdahl arrives in Texas

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is back in the United States for the first time since his capture by the Taliban five years ago.