Statewide News

Good Samaritans rescue Albuquerque girl from hot car

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Aftershocks continue to shake New Mexico - Arizona Border

Residents of Southern New Mexico and Eastern Arizona continue to report aftershocks in the wake of the 5.2 earthquake that struck just northwest of Lordsburg, NM on June 27, 2014.

Some worry traffic issues will stem Texas' growth

 

Despite success, some shortcomings in higher ed

For nearly 14 years, the state's higher education policy has been guided by a plan, adopted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, called "Closing the Gaps by 2015." As the name suggests, time is running short.

State halts foster care placements with contractor

     

Texas city to vote on ordinance banning illegal immigrant housing

In League City, Texas, officials are considering a ban on housing illegal immigrants within the city limits.

$5,000 reward offered for most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Randy Hofstetter, 28, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Timeline: A history of lethal drug use in Texas

For nearly 30 years, Texas used the same three-drug lethal injection cocktail to execute death row inmates: sodium thiopental, an anesthetic, followed by pancuronium bromide, a muscle relaxant, and then potassium chloride, which brings about ca

Gila National Forest lifts fire restrictions

With the onset of summer rains, the Gila National Forest will be lifting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on July 08, at 8:00 A.M. MDT, allowing forest visitors to enjoy campfires again in undeveloped areas across the Forest.

President Obama to travel to Texas

On Wednesday, July 9, the President will travel to Dallas, Texas to participate in a DCCC event. 

In Texas, less progress on reducing teen pregnancy

 

Transparency committee to remind UT System of directive

 

Emergency closures at Forks/Grapevine area

During the summer and fall of 2013, the Gila River reached record flow rates.  This caused extensive damage to the riverbanks and flood plains along the river. 

Cigarroa tells Powers to resign or be fired

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has asked University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers to resign ahead of the Board of Regents’ July 10 meeting or be fired at it, multiple s

Preacher killed with own gun in home invasion

A preacher was killed in Houston after confronting a burglar. Investigators said the murder weapon was the homeowner's gun.