Statewide News

High School Seniors who fail exams may still graduate

  The roughly 28,000 public high school seniors who still need to pass a state exam to get their diplomas this May could get a lifeline from Texas legislators.

Live tweet transplant in Texas

Inside one of the most restricted areas of the hospitals, doctors performed a heart transplant operation...and all of twitterverse had a front row seat.

Half-naked woman found alive in box at Texas landfill

A woman walked out of a Dallas bar and woke up in a box at the landfill in Irving..

Taking Lobbyists' Money, Ignoring Their Calls

Visiting hours for taxpayer-supported lobbyists might be limited at Konni Burton’s Senate office, but the bank window was open to them when she was collecting campaign contributions last year.

State scrambling to find housing for sex offenders

The state agency responsible for supervising, monitoring and providing treatment to sexually violent predators is facing a housing crisis, officials told state lawmakers on Wednesday.

Amber Alert cancelled, missing 7-year-old found safe

UPDATE: An Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday afternoon for missing 7-year-old Joseph Sullivan has been cancelled. The boy is reportedly safe, no other details were immediately available.   EARLIER:

More than 850,000 faulty Texas driver license cards mailed

The Texas Department of Public Safety says about 850,000 faulty driver license cards were recently issued.

Vigil held for slain Texas high school football player

A prayer vigil was held Tuesday night for a Stevens High School senior who was shot to death on the city's far West Side.

Faith Leaders Rally at Texas Capitol for Gay Rights

Faith leaders from across Texas gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol, urging legislators to lift the state's ban on gay marriage and pass laws forbidding discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Faith Leaders Rally at Texas Capitol for Gay Rights

Faith leaders from across Texas gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol, urging legislators to lift the state's ban on gay marriage and pass laws forbidding discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Dealers Reach Out, but Tesla Slams the Door

Would Tesla Motors stumble if it sold its high-end electric cars through franchised dealerships like every other car manufacturer must in Texas? Elon Musk, the company’s CEO and a champion of disruptive technologies, seems to think so. 

Private Dallas college plans to put students to work

    As part of an ongoing effort to become more affordable, a private college in Dallas is putting its students to work. 

New Mexico schools to ban some students from class

If you don't have your child's vaccination records they can't attend school, at least not in 2 New Mexico cities.

Man suspected of stabbing Alamogordo woman behind bars

Alamogordo Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing a woman during a fight last week.