Statewide News

Texas ranked number one exporting state 11th year in row

Texas is ranked as the number one exporting state for the 11th year in a row, according to 2012 annual trade data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Learn to protect your home from wildfire

Fire personnel, community planners and residents who want to protect their homes from wildfire are invited to a Texas Firewise workshop later this month.

Will the Cowboys listen to Old Man Kiffin?

Monte Kiffin is the new leader of the Dallas defense. How will the Cowboys react to him?

Robot chimp to call plays for Dallas Cowboys in 2013

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram features the Big Mac Blog. Here's Mac Engel.

TX legislator files bill offering gun courses to students

There could be more guns on Texas school campuses if one lawmaker has his way. A state representative filed a bill to give school districts the option to offer gun safety courses to high school students.

One week courtship turns into 10 years of wedded bliss

Couples across the world will become engaged on Valentine’s Day. If you look at statistics, most of those couples have been together for roughly two years.

Porta-potty meth lab found on golf course

Under cover drug agents defuse a mini meth lab found inside a porta-potty in the middle of a golf course Tuesday in Purcell. Staffers noticed strange sports drink bottles with chemicals inside the porta-potty and called police.

Violent fugitive stabs officer, escapes in Dallas area

Authorities are searching for an escaped convict who is considered highly dangerous. On Monday night, Alberto Morales, 41, of Havanna, Cubs, stabbed a law enforcement officer in the Dallas area and escaped.

Handicapping the High Court on School Finance

State District Judge John Dietz declared the Texas school finance system unconstitutional last week. But the 260 hours the litigants spent in his courtroom only mark the beginning of the lawsuit's journey through the legal system.

200 mile funeral procession for Chris Kyle underway

The funeral procession for Chris Kyle, American Sniper and author who was shot to death at a gun range in Texas, began Tuesday morning.