Statewide News

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: At least 5 killed in TX plant explosion

A hotline has been set up for an people looking for loved ones possibly injured in the explosion. Here is the number: (254) 202-1100.

West Explosion Relief

To check on loved ones • To check on injured residents admitted to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center call (254) 202-1100

'Like a nuclear bomb': Deadly fertilizer plant blast devastates Texas town

A massive blast at a fertilizer plant Wednesday night killed an estimated five to 15 people, wounded more than 160, and damaged 50 to 60 homes in a 5-block area, officials in West, Texas said Thursday.

Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift

(StatePoint) Shopping for Mother's Day? You'll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.

Make your next family vacation truly meaningful

(StatePoint) If you're tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.

Six arrested for mortgage fraud conspiracy

Six North Texans have been indicted and arrested in connection with a mortgage fraud conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.

Texting-While-Driving Bill to Hit House Floor

A bill that would make sending text messages while driving a crime — a measure that Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed in the past — is scheduled to be heard Wednesday on the House floor.

Wife of former official charged with murder in Texas DA killing

CNN — The wife of former justice of the peace Eric Williams is being held on a capital murder charge in connection with the killings of a Kaufman County District Attorney, his wife, and a top prosecutor, the Dallas Morning News reported W

Small berries are packing big health benefits

(StatePoint) New research continues to conclude what many cultures knew hundreds and hundreds of years ago -- berries are good for our health.

Early morning burglary results in two arrests

Earlier this morning around 10:30 Deputy Lonnie Johnson was in the 700 block of Cummings Lane to a burglary call when he heard three shots fired.