Statewide News

Paula Deen off the hook in TX

Cooking guru Paula Deen is off the hook in Texas. The Dallas Metropolitan cooking and entertaining show says it has no plans to drop deen from its roster.

Photo ID now required to vote in TX elections

Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.

TX teenager dead after being impaled by bull statue

A Texas teenager was killed over the weekend after a game of hide and seek went terribly wrong.

DPS boosts DWI patrols for July 4th

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday.

Lafayette woman arrested for human trafficking of pre-teen

A Lafayette woman is in jail tonight, and a child is free from continued abuse, following a lengthy human trafficking investigation by Detectives with Louisiana State Police.

VIDEO: TX woman arrested for throwing dog feces at neighbors, spitting in face

A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin.  

Abortion debate lasts into the early morning in Austin

The last traces of harmony in this year's legislative session faded Sunday as Texas lawmakers advanced what have been called some of the strictest abortion regulations in the nation.

The Zimmerman trial: What you need to know

After months of legal wrangling in a case that surrounds race relations and gun laws, opening statements were set to began Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is accused in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

Texas A&M Equine Center collapses injuring four people

The Texas A&M Equine Center barn is now a pile of wreckage after beams on the building collapsed. Right before 11:00 a.m. Saturday, the Texas A&M Equine Center fell apart.