Statewide News

Rand Paul warns his former home state, Texas, could turn blue

Sen. Rand Paul on Saturday made a prediction that plenty of Democrats would love to see come true, but Republicans hope to avoid: "Texas will be a Democratic state within 10 years if you don't change."

Recall of nearly 9 million pounds of meat not fully inspected

Some 8.7 million pounds of meat from a Northern California company have been recalled because they came from "diseased and unsound" animals that weren't properly inspected, a federal agency announced Saturday.

Houston Police officer offers jacket to homeless man on cold day

It turns out a random act of kindness by a Houston Police officer wasn't so random after all.

Give your lady the gift of safety this Valentine's Day

Does a handgun make a better Valentine's Day gift than a handbag? A Texas Police Department seems to think so.

SCAM ALERT: ‘My Army Benefits’ website scam targets Soldiers, families

The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.

TX ranked top exporting state for 12th straight year

Texas has again been ranked the number one exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position.

FBI investigating 3 Jasper locations in connection with IRS crimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is conducting a raid at three separate locations in Jasper, Texas.

Houston resident reports spotting Chupacabra in his backyard

In one Texas community people say they are concerned about a mysterious animal that's been spotted in the area.

DPS: Election ID certificates available at DL offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming primary election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper iden

Reward increased to $13,000 for TX Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Kevin Stoeser, 41, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of February.