Statewide News

Illinois governor jabs Perry's 'favorite subject'

Roommates can be the worst. Take it from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who on Sunday relayed his experience bunking with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

TV show set shakes as house blast sparks fire through neighborhood

Residents of a Corpus Christi, Texas, neighborhood had the kind of wake-up call no homeowner wants to get.

Hurricane season is underway and cities are getting better prepared

Hurricane season is underway and cities along the gulf and east coasts say they are better prepared this year.

Randy Travis remains under heavy sedation, in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis remained under heavy sedation and in critical condition Friday, two days after surgery relieved pressure on his brain after a stroke, his publicist said.

After divisive debate, Texas Senate approves restrictive abortion measure

A bill that places new restrictions on abortion passed the Texas Senate on Friday after days of debate that galvanized activists nationwide.

Oklahoma man arrested on Peeping Tom charges in a Port-a-Potty

A 50 year old Oklahoma City man is accused of peeping through a hole in a port-a-potty at Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City. Police say he enjoys watching women and girls use those facilities.

DPS responds to incidents at TX, Mexico border

On Thursday, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers responded to multiple incidents that took place on the Texas-Mexico border.

TAMU president stepping down in 2014

Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin will step down from his position in January, he notified university leaders on Friday.

Sen. Cornyn joins Cruz, Flores, Perry in appealing President's denial of West disaster declaration

Senator John Cornyn has joined Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Bill Flores,  in sending a letter to President Obama supporting Texas Governor Rick Perry’s recent appeal for a Major Disaster Declaration for West, Texas.

Carthage quarterback ‘pretty solid’ on UTSA commitment

Carthage quarterback Blake Bogenschutz said in a telephone interview that he is “pretty solid” on his commitment to UTSA. He said the only factor that might sway his decision would be an offer from a Big 12 team.