Statewide News

Federal shutdown does not affect The Alamo

Despite a slapdash and erroneous online news report, the Alamo remains open for business during the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Rangers make changes to coaching staff

Bench coach Jackie Moore and first-base coach Dave Anderson did not have their contracts renewed after the Rangers’ 91-72 season wasn’t good enough to get them into the playoffs for a fourth straight year.

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

TX man arrested in connection with 2nd largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fig

Markets cheer as Italy crisis fades

Italian markets cheered Wednesday as former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi withdrew his bid to torpedo the country's coalition government.

Anthrax case confirmed in 2 TX Sable Antelopes

According to the Texas Animal Health Commission, Anthrax has been detected in two sable antelopes in Edwards County, near Barksdale, Texas. This is the first confirmed case in the state this year.

After 33 years as UT AD, Dodds announces he will step down in August 2014

33-year University of Texas veteran Athletic Director, DeLoss Dodds, announced Tuesday, in a press conference, he will be stepping down in August 2014.

TX veterans slated to visit war memorials in D.C., Cornyn calls for Obama to open them despite government shutdown

World War II and other veterans visiting Washington this week as a part of the Honor Flight Network have been told their war memorials will be closed during their visit due to the federal government shutdown. U.S.

TX man wanted for 2012 murder arrested in LA during traffic stop

A speeding violation has led to the arrest of a Houston, Texas man who has been on the run since December of 2012.

Rays beat Rangers 5-2 in AL Wild Card tiebreaker, end season 91-72

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers, 5-2, Monday night in Arlington. For the first time since 2009, Major League Baseball needed a 163rd game to complete the regular season.