Statewide News

Saturday, June 7, is Free Fishing Day in New Mexico; youth clinics statewide

Whether you feel like testing the waters for the first time or you are an old hand at fishing, Saturday, June 7, is the perfect time to get out and make a cast or two at lakes and streams across New Mexico — no license required.

Reward increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Jerry Don Holmes, 42, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

Department State Health Services urges precautions as West Nile Season nears

The Texas Department of State Health Services advises the public to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites that may lead to West Nile illness. As we enter the warmer months, the risk of exposure to virus-carrying mosquitoes increases.

With more inmates on dialysis, officials deal with rising costs

    Less than 1 percent of  the Texas prison population needs dialysis, a treatment that removes waste and water from the bloodstream.

Cornyn tours Ciudad Juárez in low-key trip to Mexico

 

UT regent threatens to sue lawmaker for defamation

University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall is threatening to sue state Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, for defamation, according a letter obtained Friday by the Tribune.

UNT received up to $84 million in excess state funds

     

Dog shot inside cage with her puppies, left on roadside

What a contrast to the human cruelty these puppies experienced on Wednesday. Someone shot their mother through the head inside a cage on the side of the road. 

Feds transfer hundreds of illegal immigrants from Texas to AZ

A sudden wave of undocumented immigrants has been showing up at the Phoenix Greyhound Bus station, and federal agents are the ones bringing them in.

SCAM ALERT: New Mexico Police warn citizens of statewide scam

New Mexico State Police are warning citizens of a scam involving someone calling people in the state of New Mexico threatening arrest if they do not give the caller money in order to settle a lawsuit.

More emergency centers are gearing up to receive 911 texts

 

Texas family calls for change after child dies at school

A Texas family is fighting for changes after their young child died at school. The death was ruled an accident, but they wonder if it could have been prevented.

Changes to specialized Visas could impact border cities

Restaurant owner Rafael Lopez said he’s done everything the right way.

Costs and questions as TX implements new discovery law

Prosecutors say the state’s new Michael Morton Act, a measure designed to prevent wrongful convictions by forcing district attorneys to be more transparent in criminal cases, is driving up evidence costs.