Statewide News

Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.

New York Times journalists arrested in ETX while reporting on Keystone XL pipeline

Two journalists working for the New York Times were detained in East Texas while working on a story about the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline, according to NYT spokesperson Eileen Murphy.

Fort Hood suspect's beard focus of another hearing

Attorneys argued again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.

Agents raid rapper Nelly's tour bus in Texas

Ziplock bags of heroin, more than 10 lbs. of marijuana and a .45 calibur pistol were seized from Nelly's tour bus Wednesday evening, the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office said.

One killed in Bossier City office shooting

A wanted man who allegedly killed a woman at a local apartment complex Wednesday morning has turned himself into authorities.

7-month-old Texas baby in critical condition following drive-by shooting

A Waco baby is in critical condition, after undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to the head.

Purse snatcher drags 66-year-old Texan across Horseshoe casino's floor

A Texas woman was violently dragged during a Bossier City purse snatching at a local casino back on September 28.

VIDEO: Texas firefighters revive dog

Cell phone video shows firefighters in Texas carrying out a dramatic rescue, battling to save the life of a fire victim. But, the victim wasn't human, it was a beloved family pet.

J. J. Watt creating monster buzz

The Texans' defensive end is leading the way early in the season. The Houston Chronicle has more on J. J. Watt.

Aggies carrying the Texas state football flag after an ugly weekend

Texas A&M was one of the few bright spots last weekend for Texas college football teams.