Statewide News

Disappearing Rio Grande

The horses are everywhere. We have found their droppings and skeletons scattered around our camps. While we are paddling, we see them chomping down on just about everything green on both sides of river.

West Texas oil drilling frustrates some farmers

Dennis Seidenberger has farmed cotton for 49 years in this close-knit community 40 miles southeast of Midland. Farming is a way of life that he passed on to his son, and one that he hopes will stay in the family for generations.

Fan Van hits UTEP, serves up sobering message

When it comes to football a lot of people have crazy rituals they might do for their team. 

Early voting turnout rate down in most of state

As early voting wraps up Friday, Democrats hoping to end their two-decade statewide electoral drought by drawing more like-minded voters to the polls could be facing a bleak picture.

Bodies found in Matamoros confirmed to be missing Texas siblings

A Progreso mother's worst nightmare just confirmed, her three children were among the four bodies discovered in Matamoros, Mexico on Wednesday.

South Texas mother receives word 3 children were kidnapped and beaten while visiting father in Mexico

A South Texas mother's worst nightmare was confirmed Thursday.  Her three children were among the four bodies discovered in Matamoros, Mexico Wednesday.

Texas mother charged with prostituting children

A 35-year-old  woman and 46-year-old man are behind bars for allegedly coercing the woman's daughters into prostitution. And now, the girls are five months pregnant.

San Antonio Police investigating kidnapping, sexual assault of two UTSA students

Police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping two female University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) students Wednesday morning.

UT/TT Poll: Conditional support for same-sex unions


Creepy cop busted

Texas authorities are looking for other potential victims after a Houston area school district police officer was accused of asking a woman for sexual favors in exchange for not taking her to jail.

New Mexico Senator to star in Discovery Channel reality show

They often spar on the floor of the U.S. Senate, but now two Southwest senators are taking their differences to the tropics.

Farmers dealing with low cotton prices

Cotton farmers in the United States are enjoying their best crop in three years. Unfortunately, the selling price of cotton has plummeted.

GOP issues rare retraction of HD-105 flyers