Statewide News

Dental health matters for pets too

(StatePoint) There's a good reason that one of the first things we teach children is proper tooth brushing technique. Dental health is crucial for overall health.

This Valentine's Day - can improving your finances improve your romance?

(StatePoint) Talking about money can be difficult.

Smart lighting ideas when remodeling or building a home

(StatePoint) If you're building or remodeling your home, as more Americans are doing these days, consider a fresh approach to your lighting both inside and out.

Three superfoods that can improve your health

(StatePoint) In a world where fatty, fried and frosted foods are often the cheapest, quickest and most readily available options, it can be easy to forget the true purpose of eating -- to healthfully fuel our bodies.

TX bill to limit junk food bought with food stamps

Some folks in Texas may soon be limited on how much junk food they can purchase.

Panel cancels testimony on cancer agency

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Scheduled legislative appearances by two former top officials of the state cancer-fighting agency were canceled Wednesday because investigators looking into improprieties raised concerns the testimony could g

Despite Reforms, Some Elected Officials Still Lobby

Ten years ago, the Texas Legislature passed laws to clamp down on lawmakers lobbying state agencies on behalf of private clients.

MISSING: TX woman not seen for several days after walking off alone in NOLA

A Houston woman has been missing for several days after she went off alone in New Orleans. We’re told she has a medical condition and is in need of medication.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in El Paso

Juan Alfredo Gandarilla, 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in El Paso Monday night by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Bridge of the Americas.

Bait dogs: The unseen victims of an illegal blood sport

The gruesome world of illegal dogfighting rarely makes its way to the general public.