Statewide News

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.

Texans LT has ankle surgery

Texans left tackle Duane Brown is having surgery this morning to shave a bone spur in one of his ankles. Worst case scenario, the surgery will take Brown about a month to heal from.

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.