Statewide News

VIDEO: Firefighters from across the nation gather to honor fallen TX firemen

Firefighters from across the country are gathered in Texas Wednesday to honor four Houston firefighters killed in the line of duty. This is video of hundreds of fire and police personnel leading a procession.

DPS awards Purple Heart, recognizes employees for outstanding performance

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented a Purple Heart, Director’s Citation and Life Saving Award to DPS employees. Trooper Troy W.

The Astros are the hottest team in baseball

They've won six straight, all on the road. The Houston Chronicle has more on the Astros. http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2013/06/03/hot-streak-continues-for....  

Africanized bee swarm, kill Texas man

A Texas man died after a swarm of Africanized bees disturbed by his tractor attacked, stinging him more than 1,000 times Saturday.

TX DPS offers $7,500 reward for 'Tango Blast' gang member, sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Anthony Lopez, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Plano man guilty in pipeline bombing incident

A 33-year-old Plano, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to an incident involving an explosive device in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Court rejects federal government’s 'ludicrous' emergency rule on Red Snapper fishing

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after a federal district judge overturned a federal emergency rule that attempted to punish certain states – Texas, Louisiana and Florida - by shortening the red snapper re

Judge rules on Ft. Hood shooter's motion to represent himself

In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Judge Col. Tara Osborn heard testimony by Army physician Maj.

Police: Evidence in killing of fmr TX beauty queen points to ex-priest

All evidence pointed police to one conclusion: A priest had killed a beautiful 25-year-old schoolteacher.

Reward increased for TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The reward for Mark Steven Bauman, 52, a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.