Statewide News

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.

Texas judge allows Armstrong lawsuit to proceed

Texas Judge Darlene Byrne ruled on Monday that a $3 million lawsuit can proceed against Lance Armstrong.

Texas ranks 2nd in Top States for Business

CNBC and First in Business Worldwide is counting down the Top 5 States for Business during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.

Governor Perry appeals President's denial of major disaster declation for West explosion

Texas Governor Rick Perry formally appealed President Barack Obama's decision to deny a major disaster declaration that would provide additional federal assistance to the people of West as the community continues to recover from the deadly

VIDEO: ETX kids wrangle gators over holiday weekend

An alligator-catching contest in South Texas is a big draw over the long holiday weekend. The Gator Rescue Wildlife Park in Beaumont holds the annual event.

CBP seizes $120K of crystal meth at TX port of entry

Custom and Border Protection officers seized nearly $120,000 in crystal meth at a Hidalgo port of entry.

INFO: What to do if your child runs away from home

Realizing that your child has run away from home is filled with emotion - anger that she would do such a thing; fear for her safety; shame that others may think that you are not a "good" parent.

Country singer Randy Travis admitted to hospital, listed in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital. According to a news release, Travis was admitted to medical facility on Sunday for complications for viral cardiomyopathy.

2 arrested for sexual assault of a child in Houston Co.

Two Houston County residents have been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child

BREAKING: Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election

During a special announcement on Monday, Governor Rick Perry announced he would not seek re-election as Governor of Texas. Perry announced this after being introduced by his wife, Anita Perry.