Statewide News

Houston hair heist caught on cam

Police in Houston, Texas are looking for a group of thieves who pulled off an expensive hair heist. The crime at the beauty supply store happened just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.

McRaven named sole finalist for UT System Chancellor

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.  

Four guys and a boat tackle a Texas-sized water problem

 

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Chrismon, 51, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Congressman's quick-thinking saves toddler on plane

San Antonio toddler Cash Flippen, 3, has quite the story to tell when he's older about the time a congressman saved his life.

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.

TSTC launches center for employability outcomes

With the launch of a new initiative Monday, the Texas State Technical College System could help revolutionize how colleges align their curriculum with workforce demands and help their students match up better with employers’ needs.

Greg Abbott files brief supporting same-sex marriage ban

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office filed a brief on Monday arguing that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is constitutionally sound and a matter for voters, not court

VIDEO: 44,000 pot plants discovered in East Texas by deer hunter

Texas authorities are having a "high time" looking the growers of tens of thousands of marijuana plants.

Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.

'Hot Seat' saves kids

The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico has honored an Eldorado High School student for inventing a device with life-saving potential.

MMA BEATDOWN: Texas clerk kicks robber into submission

A group of would-be thieves picked the wrong gas station to rob. They knew when an employee was coming back with a bank bag, but they didn't know another clerk was a mixed martial arts fighter!

Analysis: A conundrum for Texas Capitol gatekeepers

Texas lawmakers are going to have to figure out what a reporter is.

Think it's hot In Austin? Get used to 110

At the end of the century, Austin’s average summertime high temperature could be six degrees above today’s average high of 97 de

Texas National Guard could get arrest power at the border

An unexpected surge of power at the border is up for consideration. Texas governor Rick Perry wants to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley.