Statewide News

Cowboys Top Bengals on Last Second Field Goal

Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey capped another Cowboys’ rally with a game-winning 40-yard field goal as time expired to give Dallas (7-6) a 20-19 victory Sunday over the Bengals (7-6) at Cincinnati.

Dead newborn infant found in Cen-Tex Walmart bathroom

Authorities are investigating a case in which a newborn infant was found dead at a Killeen Walmart Friday afternoon.

Baylor students cause stir over FB pictures

Online postings from a Baylor student’s Facebook page is causing quite a stir on campus and even prompting school officials to take action on those involved.

Police find more than 20 immigrants packed into cargo van

A man and his wife said they were terrified when they woke up to police officers at their front door with a crowd of people from Mexico and Central America found loaded in van parked on a street near their home in southwest Houston early Thursd

Texas’ richest city may come as a surprise

A Texas city can brag about being better than San Francisco, New York City and Boston in at least one area – personal income.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Austin

Lloyd Lester Gibson III, 67, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Austin on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, which includes the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Teacher pay threatens student achievement, expert testifies

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas teacher salaries are not competitive, and teaching quality has declined, which threatens student achievement, a Harvard-trained economist testified Tuesday in an ongoing school funding lawsuit trial.

Exxon Mobil to give CEO a raise to $2.7 million

Exxon Mobil Corp. is raising CEO Rex W. Tillerson’s salary 6 percent to $2.72 million on Jan. 1.

Keystone XL pipeline project causes little stir among some East Texas residents

While the Keystone XL Pipeline has fueled a bitter battle between industry, landowners and environmentalists across East Texas, people living alongside the ruckus in Smith County voiced indifference Tuesday — to the pipeline and the prote

Teacher pay threatens student achievement, expert testifies

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas teacher salaries are not competitive, and teaching quality has declined, which threatens student achievement, a Harvard-trained economist testified Tuesday in an ongoing school funding lawsuit trial.