Statewide News

ETX Grassroots reps question state leaders about financing proposals

With large-scale financing plans for transportation and water in the air, Tea Party activists cracked the whip at a Capitol news conference Monday, strongly criticizing officeholders' proposals for those and other projects.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

LIST: Hundreds of Texans flock to Boston Marathon unaware of tragedy to come

 Hundreds of Texans traveled to Boston for the elite Boston Marathon on Monday. Little did they know what horror they would encounter.

TxDOT launches re-tooled "Don't Mess With Texas" statewide campaign

You might think Don’t mess with Texas® is just a saying, but it’s way more. It’s a call to action created by the Texas Department of Transportation 27 years ago to stop litterers in their tracks.

84-year-old woman charged for murder plot of TX prosecutors

According to CNN, Texas Rangers have arrested a woman for a plot to murder and maim two Montgomery County prosecutors.

Five things you should never say in a job interview

(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.

Returning to normalcy after a cancer diagnosis

(StatePoint) Cancer. It's a word no one wants to hear, yet all too many people are diagnosed each year. With a diagnosis comes many questions, most importantly how to get the best medical care possible.

UPDATE: Amber Alert discontinued for missing 12-year-old girl

UPDATE: 12-year-old Sommer Brown has been found. She was found with her mother, Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43, near Indianapolis, Indiana.

Texas Motor Speedway sponsor sped into some controversy

Saturday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway sped into some controversy over its sponsor. The National Rifle Association had purchased naming rights to the race earlier this year and that has a Connecticut senator upset.

New information on Kaufman County Justice of the Peace arrest

We have confirmed with Kaufman County Jail that Eric Williams was arrested last night for terroristic threats. At this time he remains in Kaufman County Jail on a $1 million bond.