Statewide News

Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in Dallas area

Thomas Lee Elkins, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Coppell on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol and Coppell Police Department.

Texas A&M evacuated due to bomb threat

The following release is posted to the Texas A&M Code Maroon web page:  

Houston cop killer: praises God

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; from his holding cell outside Texas' death chamber, Houston killer Anthony Haynes on Thursday praised God for sparing his life after the U.S.

UPDATE: Kountze cheerleaders can keep their religious banners for now

A Hardin County judge has granted a temporary injuction that will allow the cheerleaders at Kountze High School to continue to display their religious banners at football games... at least for the time being.

Postgame controversy: LSU airbrushes out crosses in photo

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.

Government gooses small business lending in Texas

Texas banks that received capital through a government program designed to spur more small business have continued to lend, according to a new report on the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) from the U.S. Treasury Department.

Houston: Romney Country, when it comes to money

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign raised nearly twice as much money in the greater Houston area than that of President Obama.

Packers Hand Texans First Loss of 2012

The Texans’ bid to become the 26th team since 1990 to start a season 6-0 came to a quick and crushing end on national television Sunday night.

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A Hooks police officer is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a woman with syringes filled with animal tranquilizer.

Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.