Statewide News

TX Sports Hall of Fame announces 2014 class

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2014 presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, according to Smoaky.com.

Principal tries to ban Spanish in class at TX high school

A Texas middle school is under fire after students say they were banned from speaking Spanish in class. The students say their principal announced the rule last month over the intercom, Drew Karedes reports.

Good Samaritan saves 2 after boat collision in TX waterway

A good Samaritan rescued two people after a collision between a recreational boat and a tug Sunday in the Intracoastal Waterway about 3 miles southwest of Port O'Connor.

Coast Guard oversees 500 gallon diesel spill clean up in TX ship channel

The Coast Guard is overseeing the cleanup of 500 gallons of diesel Monday, that spilled from a tugboat in the Brownsville Ship Channel near the turning basin.

UIL announces new conference cutoff numbers

The University Interscholastic League has announced the newest cutoff numbers for 2014-2016 district reclassification   The new numbers for realignment are as follows:

Reward increased to $15,000 for TX most wanted sex offender

The reward for Santos Francisco Sanchez, 46, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to as much as $15,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of Decemb

GRAPHIC WARNING: Houston teen feels victimized after a video of a 'good friend' beating her goes viral

A Houston teenager was beaten by one of her good friends and it was caught on camera. She feels she's being victimized again because the video has gone viral.

Police use pepper spray on Black Friday shoppers in Texas Walmart

Thanksgiving shoppers looking for some great bargains got more than they bargained for at one Texas Walmart. Police in Odessa began spraying pepper spray when a crowd of shoppers got out of control.

Older brother of Baylor football coach dies of head injury

According to ESPN Central Texas, Edward "Eddie" Briles, the brother of beloved Baylor head football coach, Art Briles, passed away Wednesday morning in an Abilene hospital after suffering a head injury.

TX Fire Captain to be released from hospital after May motel fire

The fire captain who was injured battling a 5-alarm blaze at a southwest Houston motel that killed four of his comrades will be released from the hospital on Wednesday, according to the Houston Fire Department.