Statewide News

Pet raccoon attacks infant

A newborn is recovering and his mother faces possible criminal charges after Kountze police say a pet raccoon attacked the infant.

Police seek suspect in weekend shooting

Staff at a Waco hospital reported a shooting victim to Waco Police Saturday at around 2:30 pm. The victim was brought in by private vehicle. The victim had a gunshot wound to his lower extremities. .

Coast Guard saves 4 after boat capsizes

Four people were rescued by a Coast Guard boat crew Thursday approximately one and half miles outside the Matagorda Jetties.

Important tips for tornado preparedness

The Center for Disease Control has some important tips for riding out the storms coming this spring. Here are some prevention and preparation measures that some people may not think about taking.

Texas woman threatens to kill workers over botched corn dog

A bizarre story out of Texas. Police said a woman threatened to kill restaurant workers last week over a botched corn dog order.

Texas family plagued with ailments gets $3 million in fracking judgment

When the Parr family started having serious health problems late in 2008, they had no idea it was associated with what they call "a multitude" of drilling operations that popped up near their 40-acre ranch in Decatur, 60 miles northwe

State reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.<

West, Texas, fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 'preventable,' safety board says

The 2013 fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and wounded another 226 in West, Texas, "should never have occurred," the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Tuesday.

Recalled Oscar Mayer Wieners sold at several chain stores in Texas

Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.

Obama administration pushes back Keystone decision

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline report -- a move that could delay a final decision on the project indefinitely.