Statewide News

Powerball jackpot reaches record $500 million

Sky-high sales in Texas and across the nation have catapulted Wednesday night’s record Powerball® jackpot to an estimated $500 million, with a cash value of $327 million.

Stephen Jones: The Cowboys have just as good a chance as anybody of making the playoffs.

Like father, like son. Stephen Jones is just as optimistic as Jerry Jones.

Manziel on ‘Johnny Football’? ‘It’s funny and it fits’

Johnny Manziel talked to reporters for the first time. The Houston Chronicle has more on Texas A&M's Heisman hopeful.

Gov. Perry names Steen Texas secretary of state

Gov. Rick Perry has named John T. Steen Jr. of San Antonio Texas’ 108th Secretary of State.

Plane crash in Angelina County

Authorities on the scene tell Fox 51, a plane crashed in 4700 block of Cheeseland Road in Pollok near Wells.

Injuries Pile Up for Cowboys

In Thursday's 38-31 loss to Washington, the injury-ravaged Cowboys saw four more key players go down: wide receiver Miles Austin (right hip strain), slot cornerback Orlando Scandrick (broken left hand), inside linebacker Bruce Carter (dislo

2nd person dies from Gulf platform blast

A second Filipino oil worker has died following last week's Gulf of Mexico oil platform blast, the Philippine government said Friday.

Texans Top Lions in OT

For the second time in a week, the Texans need nearly five quarters to dispatch an opponent. With the Thanksgiving Day victory, the team improves to 10-1 and remains unbeaten on the road.

Mavs 7-6 After Beating Knicks

O.J. Mayo scored 27 points to lead the Mavericks to a 114-111 home victory over the Knicks on Wednesday. The Mavericks' defense stopped the Knicks on their final three possessions to secure the victory.

Sawed Off: TCU Upsets #16 Texas

TCU beat #16 Texas 20-13 on Saturday night. Former Chapel Hill star Matthew Tucker had 57 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in the Horned Frog victory.