Statewide News

Judge in hot water: allegedly said minorities are prone to violence

Civil rights groups filed a complaint this week against a federal judge in Houston after she allegedly said during a lecture that some minorities are prone to violence.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and

Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.

Texans LT has ankle surgery

Texans left tackle Duane Brown is having surgery this morning to shave a bone spur in one of his ankles. Worst case scenario, the surgery will take Brown about a month to heal from.

VIDEO: Firefighters from across the nation gather to honor fallen TX firemen

Firefighters from across the country are gathered in Texas Wednesday to honor four Houston firefighters killed in the line of duty. This is video of hundreds of fire and police personnel leading a procession.

DPS awards Purple Heart, recognizes employees for outstanding performance

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented a Purple Heart, Director’s Citation and Life Saving Award to DPS employees. Trooper Troy W.

The Astros are the hottest team in baseball

They've won six straight, all on the road. The Houston Chronicle has more on the Astros. http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2013/06/03/hot-streak-continues-for....  

Africanized bee swarm, kill Texas man

A Texas man died after a swarm of Africanized bees disturbed by his tractor attacked, stinging him more than 1,000 times Saturday.