Statewide News

Prison bus crashes near Odessa, multiple fatalities reported

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation confirm ten people were killed in crash involving a Texas Department of Criminal Justice transport bus on I-20 in Ector County near Penwell, Texas around 7:30 a.m. CST Wednesday morning.

Authorities arrest Texas fugitive with Mexican Mafia gang ties

Gilberto Garcia, 35, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured on Jan. 9 in Corpus Christi. Garcia, a known Texas Mexican Mafia gang member, was wanted for murder and aggravated assault.

Straus re-elected House speaker over Tea Party challenger

With the backing of 85 percent of the Texas House, San Antonio Republican Joe Straus o

Ft. Hood: 'No indication' of Ebola in death of soldier back from West Africa

Fort Hood officials are working with the Killeen Police Department in the death of a soldier who recently returned from West Africa.

Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas Republican Rep. Randy Weber issued an apology Tuesday for his tweet Monday night comparing President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler.

Mexican consulate to issue birth certificates for citizens living in U.S.

The Consulate in Brownsville is expected to see more people starting this month as they're preparing to offer a new service.

Lowdown on College Football Playoff National Championship game

No. 2 Oregon will square off against No. 4 Ohio State for the national championship on Monday night. But this isn't like any other college football national title game from years' past.

Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

A camel trampled two people to death over the weekend at a farm in Texas, authorities said.

Texas man receives 30+ years behind bars in disturbing child porn case

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Video: Suspects jump from Texas freeway wall to get away from police

A high speed police chase came to a dramatic end when two suspects tried to make a run for it. Pearland police got a call of a suspicious person, knocking on doors at a neighborhood and when they checked it out, the chase began.