Statewide News

Texas family calls for change after child dies at school

A Texas family is fighting for changes after their young child died at school. The death was ruled an accident, but they wonder if it could have been prevented.

Texas angler hauls in monster fish

A Houston resident will soon have his name etched high in the Louisiana record books for a massive fish he hauled in last weekend.

Virus not seen since 2009 in Texas infects horses

Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in five horses in far Southwest Texas, (in Kinney County, southeast of Del Rio, TX). The U.S.

Oldest member of Congress loses in Texas runoff

Rep. Ralph Hall, the oldest elected official in Washington, lost a tough runoff battle in Texas Tuesday, making the 91-year-old Republican the first incumbent member of Congress to go down in defeat this primary season.

923 pounds of marijuana seized in Memorial Day bust at Texas border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers at the El Paso port of entry seized 923 pounds of marijuana on Memorial day in a commercial truck that was trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico.

Ralph Hall oldest member of Congress defending his seat

The career of the oldest member of congress hangs in the balance tonight. 91 year old Representative Ralph Hall faces a runoff election for the Republican primary in his northeast Texas district.

Tuesday could be a good day for Tea Party in Texas

They've been few and far between this primary season, but the tea party could rack up high-profile victories on Tuesday in runoff elections in Texas.

George W. Bush has knee replacement surgery

Former President George W. Bush is back at home in Dallas, following partial knee replacement surgery Saturday in Chicago.

Woman downs 9 pounds of steak in minutes at Texas restaurant

A Nebraska woman smashed the Big Texan's 72-ounce Steak Challenge. Professional eater Molly Schuyler downed the 72-ouce steak dinner in under five minutes and then scarfed down a second one in under 10 minutes.

Wiz Khalifa arrested in Texas, takes selfie from jail cell

Following his performance at Neon Desert Music Festival in Downtown El Paso Saturday, Wiz Khalifa was arrested at the El Paso International Airport for possession of marijuana.