Statewide News

Statistics Indicate Hunting is Getting Safer in Texas

Hunting accidents and fatalities in Texas continued their long-term decline in 2012, still below three accidents per 100,000 hunters in recent years.

Texas to Receive Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Funding

Five Texas-based projects totaling about $18 million have been proposed to begin to compensate Texas for lost human use of natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Local Drivers: Visit License Mega Centers During Busy Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to take advantage of new driver license mega centers as one option to avoid busy summer months at local offices.

Cornyn, other Texas Republicans slam IRS for ‘Orwellian persecution’ of conservative groups

Texas Republicans reacted angrily to the Internal Revenue Service’s confession today that its agents had flagged conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L.

SSA releases annual 'Top Baby Names', Jacob & Sophia top list

The Social Security Administration has released their annual list of the "Top Baby Names" for 2012!

BREAKING: ETX manhunt over, suspect caught

The manhunt for Patrick Seth Lee was cancelled around 7:00 p.m., Thursday night due to the major storms.

McLennan Co. Sheriff, Texas Rangers launch criminal investigation into West Plant explosion

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today directed the Texas Rangers to join McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara in launching a criminal investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in West, Te

BREAKING: Manhunt in Trinity Co.

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is searching for Patrick Seth Lee, 25. The subject was last seen in the Dial Road and 287 area. Law Enforcement has the area surrounded and TDCJ bloodhounds are enroute.

Tips for Choosing Carpeting for Your Home

(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider.