Statewide News

Longview City Pools to open with Splash Day Event on June 8

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department will open Ingram Pool and the recreation pool at Longview Swim Center with a free Splash Day event.

DPS hosts Emergency Response Exercise, urges Texans to prepare for 2013 hurricane season

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin.

Can Your Home Withstand Storm Season?

(StatePoint) Storm season is upon us again, bringing the potential for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes through November.

DPS seeks fugitive for sex trafficking, sexual assault of a child

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Raul Ambrosio Jimenez Jr., 45, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Fmr TAMU mascot, Reveille VII, has died

Cadet General Reveille VII, the highest ranking member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, has died at the age of 12.

Arian Foster to miss rest of OTAs, minicamp with strained calf

Coach Gary Kubiak said after the Texans’ organized team activity today that running back Arian Foster will not participate in the remaining drills (this week and next) or the three-day minicamp (June 11-13) because of the strained calf mu

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.

Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.

VIDEO: Family dog saves TX man's life

A Texas man is lucky to be alive after suffering a stroke. He says his four-legged friend saved his life.