Statewide News

Louisiana man guilty of east Texas child pornography violations

A 66-year-old Covington, LA man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.  

DPS Joins Nationwide Effort to Protect Children

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining other law enforcement partners and advocates at various events around the state to promote “Take 25,” a public awareness campaign developed by the National Center for Missing &a

Handsome Guy Bandit pleads guilty to 11 bank robberies

Tyler, Texas man has pleaded guilty to robbing 11 banks across North Texas in federal court.

46th Annual National Polka Festival

If you're looking for something extra special to do this weekend look no farther than Ennis! Miss Texas 2011 and Grand Marshal, Kendall Morris, chats with Ben and Katie about the fun activities the festival offers.

Community plans candle light vigil for missing cyclist

LAFAYETTE, LA — A community that banded together to finding a missing woman has sparked the attention of a national audience.

Legislature should not waste 'a good drought,' experts say

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Most of Texas has emerged from its driest year on record, but the turn in weather likely will dampen legislative interest in the state's water supply.

Texas fugitive surrenders after 22 years

EL PASO, TX — Fifty-seven-year-old Luis A. Munoz, originally from El Paso was arrested today after 22 years as a fugitive.

UPDATE: Autopsy shows Waco man died from natural causes, not beating

UPDATE: Waco Police say the coroner ruled that 59-year-old Claudie Wagner died from natural causes due to previous existing conditions. Therefore, Waco police will continue to investigate this case as a robbery, not a homicide.

Texas officials urge caution over Memorial Day weekend

Texans are urged to use caution while celebrating the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend – and when doing any outdoor activity that can cause a spark.

Cyclist never makes it home, community search party seeks answers

UPDATE: A $10,000 reward is being offered for any information that leads to the location of Mickey Shunick.