Statewide News

Should Manziel Win Heisman?

When Heisman Trophy voters scan the statistics in weighing Texas A&M freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel as a candidate, they'll come across one truly setting him apart from his competition.

Texas launches new campaign to reduce infant deaths

The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched its Someday Starts Now campaign aimed at reducing the number of infant deaths and preterm births by promoting healthy lifestyles for people who may someday decide to have a baby.

4 killed after train hits truck during Texas parade saluting U.S. troops

A train rammed into a flatbed truck carrying participants in a West Texas parade saluting U.S. troops on Thursday, killing four people and leaving at least 17 hospitalized, a police spokesman said.

UPDATE: Texas A&M WR Thomas Johnson found safe

UPDATE: Texas A&M University police confirm Thomas Johnson was found safe Thursday morning. More details are expected to be released later in the day.

Bill filed in Texas targets welfare reform

The first bills of the new legislative session were filed Monday at the State Capitol. One is drawing the attention of Governor Ricky Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

Houston wants to block registrations for those with unpaid traffic tickets

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The city has a new plan for going after scofflaws - no registration sticker until you pay those speeding tickets.

Texas day care owner found guilty of murdering 4 children

A jury in Houston has found Jessica Tata guilty of murder in the deaths of four children in a fire at her home day care facility in 2011.

Reward offered for Most Wanted Texas Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Lloyd Lester Gibson III, 67, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $5,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Cowboys Beat Eagles

The Dallas Cowboys used two big plays early in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-23 on Sunday.

Third offense DWI driver arrested after crashing into house

A third offense DWI driver landed in jail after he crashed his vehicle into a house. The passenger, who was also allegedly intoxicated, was issued a citation for public urination.