Statewide News

In cold water: Texas grandfather dumps ALS ice bucket on 10-month-old

It's been the splash of social media for weeks, the ALS ice bucket challenge. However, some say a grandfather must have been out of his mind when he poured freezing cold water on his 10-month-old grandbaby.

More than 30 ETX teams ranked in coaches poll

The Texas High School Coaches Association has released their week 1 coaches poll and a handful of East Texas teams are representing the area. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.  

Texas teens fall from carnival ride after door opens

UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. Monday 9/1 - El Paso Police say the door to the "Sidewinder" ride at the St. Anthony's Bazaar opened while the ride was in motion, flinging the teens from their seats Sunday night.

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.

Texas brewery to sell 99-pack of beer for limited time

Only in Texas can you find things you can't find elsewhere, including a MONSTROUS pack of beer!

Ft. Hood shooter writes ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

Texas immunization exemptions could put kids at risk

Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it's a state law, right? Not so fast.

Most Wanted Sex Offender from Texas caught in Mexico

Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico.

Elderly TX man missing, police seeking public's help in locating him

The Seagoville Police Department has reached out to FOX51 viewers to help find a missing elderly man.

VIDEO: Mammoth skeleton found near Dallas

A farmer and his son uncovered a rare find: an entire mammoth skeleton believed to be tens of thousands of years old.