Statewide News

Cornyn calls for Congress to award Purple Heart, benefits to victims, families on Ft. Hood attack anniversary

U.S. Senaor John Cornyn, R-Texas, Tuesday, issued the following statement marking the 4th anniversary of the Fort Hood terrorist attack:

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to block part of Texas abortion law

The next stop in a legal battle over a controversial new abortion law in Texas could be the U.S. Supreme Court.

Texas Attorney General challenges EEOC hiring guidelines that jeopardize public safety, contradict Texas law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today filed a legal action challenging unlawful hiring guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that limit the ability of employers – including the State of Texas and its a

Army community holds fundraiser for El Paso woman attacked and stabbed

 The Army community at Fort Bliss and across the country is standing as one family and donating to an El Paso woman, who was attacked and stabbed by an intruder in her northeast El Paso home last week.

Man sees pregnant wife stabbed on videochat

 A Texas woman in her ninth month of pregnancy was brtually stabbed in the face and stomach earlier this week -- all while her husband, deployed thousands of miles away overseas -- watched helplessly through the phone, police said, accordi

Texas school unites to fight against bullying

A teenage girl in Texas has the last laugh. Earlier this week Shea Shawan received a number of threatening text messages.

Ted Cruz responds to father's 'ill-advised joke'

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz reacted to criticism of controversial remarks his father made at an April 2012 event, when the latter urged voters to send President Barack Obama "back to Chicago, back to Kenya."

2 TX restaurants make 'Best in the U.S.' list

According to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, the top restaurants in the United States have been chosen.

Officials seeking TX transsexual illegally injecting silicone into patients

The New Orleans Police Department is looking for a suspect that is performing illegal "silicone" injections. Armani Nicole Davenport is a transsexual entertainer currently residing in Dallas, Texas.

Governor Perry awards TX Legislative Medal of Honor to late WWII Soldier

Governor Rick Perry today awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Audie Murphy, (June 20, 1925 – May 28, 1971) the most highly decorated American soldier