Statewide News

Ralph Hall oldest member of Congress defending his seat

The career of the oldest member of congress hangs in the balance tonight. 91 year old Representative Ralph Hall faces a runoff election for the Republican primary in his northeast Texas district.

Tuesday could be a good day for Tea Party in Texas

They've been few and far between this primary season, but the tea party could rack up high-profile victories on Tuesday in runoff elections in Texas.

George W. Bush has knee replacement surgery

Former President George W. Bush is back at home in Dallas, following partial knee replacement surgery Saturday in Chicago.

Woman downs 9 pounds of steak in minutes at Texas restaurant

A Nebraska woman smashed the Big Texan's 72-ounce Steak Challenge. Professional eater Molly Schuyler downed the 72-ouce steak dinner in under five minutes and then scarfed down a second one in under 10 minutes.

Wiz Khalifa arrested in Texas, takes selfie from jail cell

Following his performance at Neon Desert Music Festival in Downtown El Paso Saturday, Wiz Khalifa was arrested at the El Paso International Airport for possession of marijuana. 

FAA investigates near-miss between jets at Houston airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a near-miss between two jets near Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport this month. The two planes were within about a mile of each other on May 9, the FAA said.

Census: 7 of top 15 fastest growing cities in Texas

The United States Censes Bureau released the fastest growing cities in America Thursday.

Fort Hood lockdown lifted following threatening call

UPDATE: Fort Hood has resumed normal traffic flow through all installation access control points. Officials on Fort Hood initiated a prudent security measure based on a telephone call received here.

Disturbing message appears on Texas billboards near Mexico border

Hundreds of El Paso motorists were shocked to see a disturbing message on a billboard as they drove along I-10 early Thursday morning.

FBI director to TX senator: 2009 Ft. Hood attack inspired by al-Qaeda

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) questioned FBI director James Comey at a hearing today before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the 2009 terrorist attack at Fort Hood.