Statewide News

ETX city No. 11 in 'Texas Top 40' travel destinations list

Texas Highway has named another East Texas city to it's top travel destination locations. The magazine selected Mt. Pleasant at number eleven.

Texas city to vote on ordinance banning illegal immigrant housing

In League City, Texas, officials are considering a ban on housing illegal immigrants within the city limits.

RNC to host 2016 convention in Cleveland

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee announced Cleveland, Ohio will be their recommendation to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.

Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.

DPS catch most wanted sex offender in Houston

Authorities arrested Clemente Alejandra Davila, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in Houston, Wednesday morning. Davila was wanted for multiple violations including failure to comply with sex offender requirements, failure to a

Texas teens catch 6 foot alligator

It almost sounded like the start of a bad joke. "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" But this 911 call out of Cleburne proved to be one wild night for three fearless teens.

Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

A man is dead after Beaumont police say he swallowed some type of drug following a traffic stop.

Fireworks display explodes in small TX town, 1 reported dead

A fireworks display in the small town of Comanche, Texas, has exploded and officials are reporting one person has died.

Officials: 2,000 illegal immigrant children could be relocated to Dallas

As Texas continues to deal with a huge influx of undocumented immigrant children, federal officials are looking in Dallas for facilities to take care of them.