Statewide News

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.

$10,000 reward offered for 'TX Most Wanted Fugitive'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Edward Robertson-Davis, 21, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

ETX Grassroots reps question state leaders about financing proposals

With large-scale financing plans for transportation and water in the air, Tea Party activists cracked the whip at a Capitol news conference Monday, strongly criticizing officeholders' proposals for those and other projects.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.