Statewide News

VIDEO: Texas police officer jumps off bridge to avoid drunken driver

This is the first look at video investigators said shows an elementary school teacher causing a crash that forced a police officer to jump off a bridge.

Police working to solve prom night death of Texas teen

Prom night in Houston ended in tragedy for anyone who knew Jacqueline Gomez. Police are still trying to determine what led to the death of the student.

TX man indicted for smuggling dead hummingbirds from Mexico

A 53-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on smuggling charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Top ranking Ft. Bliss, Texas leader dies after being wounded in action

A top leader from Fort Bliss has died after being wounded in action. Command Sergeant Major Martin R. Barreras, 49, died in San Antonio from wounds he received in Herat Province, Afghanistan earlier this month.

Texas city named worst for dog attacks

Houston... we have a problem. Known for its energy sector and NASA, Houston can add another, less glamorous superlative: It's the worst city for dog attacks on letter carriers, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

Travel site ranks Texas BBQ third in the land

Texans take great pride in their BBQ, as many others do in the south, but where does it rank against the best smoky, deliciousness in the land?

Texas sex offender put on U.S. Marshal's top 15 most wanted list

A former U.S. Army member and sex offender who escaped from a halfway house in Del Valle in October has been added to the U.S. Marshals Service’s list of 15 most wanted fugitives.

Texas woman finds 12-foot python in bathroom

A College Station woman was in for a slithery surprise when she walked into her bathroom and discovered a 12-foot long python.

Appeals court stops execution of Texas inmate

UPDATE: According to CNN, a stay has been granted in the scheduled execution of Robert James Campbell by the Fifth Circuit Court. Campbell had been scheduled to be put to death tonight in Texas.

Texas family suing police, hires Trayvon Martin's attorney

For the first time since a Supreme Court ruling in their favor, the family of minor league baseball player Robbie Tolan talked to reporters on Monday. Tolan was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008.