Statewide News

Judge orders Fort Hood shooter to stand trial in 3 months

An Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, will begin trial proceedings in three months, a military judge ruled.

Take the stress out of spring cleaning

(StatePoint) Throw open those doors and windows -- there is no better cure for months of winter than some fresh spring air.

Custom officers in TX seize nearly $1.4 million dollars in cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at approximately $1,372,800 hidden within a Ford Explorer.

Former guards accused of smuggling cell phones into Texas prison

How were inmates inside a Texas prison allegedly able to make cell phone calls, plot crimes and acquire drugs?

Tips to avoid new bank fees and penalties

(StatePoint) If you've noticed your banking and financial service fees going up, you're not imagining it.

Easy steps to take control of your retirement savings

(StatePoint) Want to take control of your retirement planning, but don't know how? You're not alone. Most Americans want to manage their retirement portfolio on their own, but feel intimidated by the process, a new study reveals.

TX school discusses ban on cheerleaders' religious banners

Cheerleaders in one Texas town say they are fighting for their faith. They were writing scripture on signs for the football players until someone filed a suit.

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn dead at 78

Van Cliburn, the classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, died Wednesday after a battle with bone cancer, his publicist said.

Texas officer accused of framing ex-wife as meth dealer

A Madisonville police officer was indicted Monday for allegedly plotting to place methamphetamine on his ex-wife.

Push underway to turn Texas blue

National Democrats' most concerted push yet to turn Texas blue is now under way.