Statewide News

Again, a female cop is hero at Fort Hood

A soldier has committed a deadly mass shooting at Texas' Fort Hood again. And again, a female police officer was involved in bringing the violent rampage to an end.

Ivan Lopez: Ft. Hood shooter profile examined

Ivan Lopez's friendly smile apparently gave no hint of a history of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.

Gov. Perry orders flags to half-staff

Governor Perry has ordered flags across the state be placed at half-staff following the tragedy at Ft. Hood Wednesday. The governor delivered the following order to Department of Public Safety Commander Jose Ortiz.

4 dead, 16 injured in Ft. Hood shooting

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Twin sisters found living with 130 cats in Houston

Animal Control officials made a shocking discovery in Texas. Two 60-year-old twin sisters were found living with 130 cats in a house in Houston.

Amber Alert issued for Dallas area child

The Denton Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for a 10-year-old child allegedly abducted in the Dallas area.

Appeals court upholds challenged parts of Texas abortion law

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld two provisions of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.

Texas family fights for euthanasia laws after daughter's death

A Texas family is fighting to make euthanasia of terminal patients legal in the state. They don't want other families to go through the pain that they have endured.

Authorities offer $5K reward for Most Wanted Sex Offender with ETX ties

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Eric Lapaul Mosby, 39, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

UPDATE: Crews working to recover spilled bunker fuel oil in Houston Ship Channel

Efforts to contain and recover oil spilled after a collision that occurred Saturday in the Houston Ship Channel continue with an aggressive deployment of all available response resources on Sunday.