Statewide News

120-pound gator caught in Texas neighborhood

Later, gator! An alligator that caused a stir in a Texas neighborhood is gone. A homeowner in Cinco Ranch called authorities after seeing kids throw rocks at this six-foot long, 120-pound reptile.

Texas man arrested for $56,000 in unpaid tolls

Cops pulled Robert Dupree over in The Colony for failing to signal… no big deal, right? But when they ran his license, it turned out this guy apparently owes $56,000 in unpaid tolls.

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.

Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County has refused to house the undocumented children who have crossed the border.

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.

Fake vet in Texas treats more than 50 animals

According to Houston Police, a man pretending to be a vet treated dozens of family pets before finally being caught.

Gov. Perry issues statement on Texan killed serving in Israeli army

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.

Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star Roger Creager is looking to break the Guinness world record for largest river float in just a few days.

Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

Texas funeral home owners face abuse of corpse charges

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral home in Fort Worth, Texas, are facing charges of abuse of a corpse.