Statewide News

Texas school recalls yearbook for offensive remark printed under student photo

Yearbooks at Irving High School in Texas have been recalled because of an offensive remark was printed underneath a student's photo.

FBI interviewing Texas man in connection with ricin letters

Federal authorities searched the home of a Texas man in connection with threatening letters sent to President Obama and the Mayor of New York. Preliminary tests on the two letters tested positive for the deadly poison ricin.

Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.

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