Statewide News

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Analysis: Despite calendar, campaigns take a back seat

The summer is coming to an end. The kids are back in school. And the political ads have started appearing around the TV shows frequented by viewers who are suspected of also being voters.

Guard's arrival on border brings reassurance, concerns

 

Guard's arrival on Border brings reassurance, concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with growth

Eight years ago, officials with the city of Jarrell decided their small community north of Austin needed a new wastewater system. They expected an influx of new residents and businesses to support some debt to pay for the project.

New Mexico Tech accidentally emails out student info

A big mistake at New Mexico Tech University in Socorro may have put the personal information of its students at risk.

LIST: State Fair of Texas announces food finalists

Many folks are salivating, dreaming about all the unhealthy fried concoctions making their way to this year's State Fair. In previous years, everything from Fried Coke, to Fried Twinkies made the list of things to try.

Senators to get update on state exam passing rates

The 2014 results of state standardized exams — and the continued rollout of a comprehensive 2013 law that changed hig

Crazy Texas cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

TX Department of Public Safety launches mobile app

The Texas Department of Public Safety launched a mobile app Monday designed to give Texas residents instant access to the state's sex offender registry and the Texas 10 Most Wanted program.

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

Happy 98th birthday to the U.S. National Park Service

On August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 years old. Today, they are waiving entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place coast-to-coast.

Analysis: Crime, politics and Travis County

The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public officials, has a decidedly mixed record.

West Texas energy bills show boom’s unexpected costs

Jeff Salmon had never put much thought into the electric grid.

Thousands lose cars amid calls for loan restrictions