Statewide News

Texas man indicted in death of Alfred Wright

A Jasper, Texas, man has been indicted in connection with the death of Alfred Wright, a 28-year-old father of three whose mysterious disappearance and death sparked protests, controversy and allegations of a law enforcement cover up.

Death of 6-year-old Jenise Wright ruled a homicide; DNA being collected

The death of 6-year-old Jenise Wright was formally ruled a homicide Friday by the Kitsap County Coroner's Office, the sheriff's office said. But officials refused to publicly reveal the cause of death.

Wiz Khalifa's lawyer claims notice to appear in Texas court not received

Rapper Wiz Khalifa is wanted in El Paso - and not for his music. But his new attorney says it's all a big mistake.

Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Rapper Cameron Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, was due in an El Paso court today to face charges stemming from a May arrest for marijuana possession at the El Paso International Airport, but now, a warrant was issued for his

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Major Texas city one step closer to cellphone ban in vehicles

Talking, texting or using a cell phone in a car is one step closer to being illegal in Austin. The city's Public Safety Commission approved a recommendation on how to toughen up the no texting ordinance already on the books.

Texas teacher's aide arrested for sexual relationship with student

A Pharr ISD teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students.

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.