Statewide News

Number of unaccompanied minors crossing into U.S. tops 60,000

The number of unaccompanied minor immigrants who have crossed into the United States has officially surpassed the 60,000 expected in the Obama administration's initial estimates, according to Department of Homeland Security data.

Video Tour: Texas center opens today, will house immigrants

There are only three places in the United States that house women and children together who've crossed the border illegally from Central America.

McDonald's ordered to pay $27 million in Cen-Tex students' death

A Brazos County jury has found McDonald's liable for the 2012 deaths of two Blinn College students. The company has been ordered to pay $27 million in damages.

Mexican nationals get 9 years for stashing 115 immigrants in Texas house

Three of the five men arrested in connection with the March discovery of more than 100 illegal aliens in an area stash house have been ordered to federal prison.

Several Texas universities make Time's best colleges rankings

Time's Money rankings were recently released and a handful of Texas colleges made the cut.

Baylor students headed to LSU event die in crash

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of one student and one recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday on Highway 7 near Kosse in Falls County in Central Texas.

Sister Act: Texas women arrested for DWI after switching seats

El Paso Police arrested two sisters on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after authorities say the driver switched seats with her passenger before being pulled over.

Texas convenience store owner steals nearly $2 million from SNAP program

Two North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme that caused nearly $2 million in losses to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R.

Texas man accused of sending white powder hoax letters

A Rowlett, Texas, man was arrested this morning by special agents with the FBI and inspectors with the U.S.

MMA BEATDOWN: Texas clerk kicks robber into submission

A group of would-be thieves picked the wrong gas station to rob. They knew when an employee was coming back with a bank bag, but they didn't know another clerk was a mixed martial arts fighter!