Statewide News

Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison

Floyd Blackburn recently included the following anecdote in a letter from his cell at the Estelle Unit in Huntsville to the Prison Justice League, a prisoner rights group in Austin: 

Amber Alert issued for endangered missing 11-year-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 11-year-old boy from Oyster Creek.

TX woman survives being robbed and kidnapped; robber still on the run

A gunman who allegedly forced a Texas woman into her trunk at a drive-up ATM last week is still on the loose.

Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Hey, Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean the spirit of giving is gone. Six families in Grapevine were surprised with fully furnished dreams.

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.

Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, William Mahomes, Jr. and Robert L. Albritton, and reappointed current Regent Phil Adams. The appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2015.

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office

In a moment he called "highly improbable," Greg Abbott became the 48th

'Put'em in a Coffin': The new, destructive social media game

"Put him in a coffin," it's the latest social media driven, destructive, attention getting prank to hit the internet. You can find it all over YouTube.

Paying respects to real 'American Sniper'

The Oscar nominated film "American Sniper" debuted over the weekend.

Families not allowed to see inmate victims in Texas prison bus crash

Family members of inmates who survived Wednesday's bus wreck are frustrated. They want to see their loved ones at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, but can't.