Statewide News

'Traumatic day': Residents return to tornado-devastated neighborhood

Scores of people stood outside a north Texas church Saturday morning, waiting to be escorted to their neighborhood for the first time since tornadoes devastated it three days earlier.

After the storm: 'I thought that lady was gonna die in my truck'

Tina and Billy Clark saw the funnel cloud approaching and did what many of their neighbors did.

Storm damage from parts of East Texas and Northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service released a complete list of damage from the May 16th severe thunderstorms that rocked parts of North and East Texas and parts of Northwest Louisiana.

TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

East Texas disaster teams respond to tornado damage

An East Texas volunteer with the American Red Cross was in the Dallas/Fort Worth area discussing hurricane season when Wednesday night’s tornadoes changed her focus.

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Update from West, TX fertilizer plant explosion press conference

Officials held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the preliminary findings in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation.

Source: Astros will tab Reid Ryan as president

The Astros are expected to name Reid Ryan as president to replace George Postolos, who unexpectedly resigned Monday, a person with ties to both MLB and the Ryans said today. The offical announcement is expected Friday.

Dewhurst calls for investigation of TX abortion provider

Harris County authorities and the Texas Department of State Health Services are investigating a Houston doctor accused Wednesday by an anti-abortion