Statewide News

CEOs name TX 'Best State for Business' for 9th straight year

More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.

TX named 'Most Competitive State"

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012.

Rockets enter offseason with big questions

For all that the Rockets answered, returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and taking the Oklahoma City Thunder to six games in an intense, emotional and wildly entertaining series, new questions have arrived.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

Rangers sweep Red Sox

Adrian Beltre's single to right in the bottom of the ninth scored Elvis Andrus and lifted the Rangers to a 4-3 over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Rangers Ballpark.

105-year-old bacon-loving granny in TX gets visit from the 'Wienermobile'

One bacon-loving grandmother in Texas got a special visit from the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. But, she didn't just get to see the unusual vehicle in person, she also got to ride around in it!

Connect with your children outdoors this summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.

How to prepare fast, inexpensive family meals

(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking.

Coast Guard rescue helicopter hoists man from crew ship to get medical care

The crew of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter hoists a man from a crew ship to take him to medical care.

Protection of Texas Children Act passed by Texas House

House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act was passed by the Texas House of Representatives.