Statewide News

Transportation Commission approves funding of air traffic control towers

Recognizing the importance of air traffic safety at municipal airports, the Texas Transportation Commission today approved funding to pay for the continued operations of air traffic control towers at 14 airports in Texas.

Gov. Perry: $200K reward offered for info. on Kaufman Co. murders

Texas Governor Rick Perry Announces Reward Up To $100,000 in Kaufman County Murders Anyone with information urged to call Kaufman County Crime Stoppers

Gov. Perry; $200K reward offered for info. on Kaufman Co. murders

Texas Governor Rick Perry Announces Reward Up To $100,000 in Kaufman County Murders Anyone with information urged to call Kaufman County Crime Stoppers

BREAKING: Man arrested for threatening Kaufman murder case officials

The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man they have arrested for making threats on authorities in Kaufman County.

Yu Darvish loses perfect game with 2 out in bottom of ninth

The perfect game is no more. Yu Darvish gave up a clean single up the middle with two out in the bottom of the ninth.

Pentagon: Awarding Purple Hearts to Ft. Hood victims could hurt trial

The Pentagon is fighting a push to award the Purple Heart to victims of the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, fearing it could hurt the case against the Army officer charged with turning on his comrades.

2 inmates escape Hopkins Co. Jail, 9 schools on lockdown

According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates, one being held on a capital murder charge, escaped the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning around 9:20 a.m.

TX DPS releases 2012 Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2012 Texas Gang Threat Assessment. This list was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in Texas.

TX lawmakers grapple with end-of-life legislation

Texas lawmakers have grappled year after year over whether families or medical professionals should make the final decision on when to end a terminally ill patient’s life-sustaining care.

TX sex offender reward increased to $15,000

The reward for Juan Jose Villa, 36, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender has increased to $15,000 for information leading to his arrest if the tip comes in during the month of April.