Statewide News

SILVER ALERT: Baytown Police looking for missing elderly woman

A Silver Alert issue has been issued for a missing Baytown woman. Baytown Police are looking for Bobbie J. Fortinberry, 81, of Baytown.

Coast Guard rescues 2 when boat starts sinking in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen Monday, after their boat started taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fireman working car crash falls from I-20 overpass, dies

A Dallas firefighter fell to his death off an icy overpass overnight.

AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: Houston PD find missing 14-year-old boy

The Texas Center for the Missing issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Houston Police Department. Authorities were looking for Gabriel Elijah McKEndall, 14, he was abducted by his mother, Tuane McKendall, 40, at 12 p.m.

SWEPCO preparing for winter storms across the state

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is preparing for winter storms across its service territory, with the highest impact along the Interstate 20 corridor and south into Louisiana on Tuesday, February 11.

DPS offering $2,000 reward for ETX most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alonzo Bradley Jr., 40, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $2,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

UT chancellor steps down to head back into medical field

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., the chancellor of The University of Texas System for the past five years announced, Monday, he would be stepping down to head back into the medical field.

DSHS recalls Uncle Ben's infused rice products

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to be aware of a recent nationwide recall of 5 and 25 pound bags of Uncle Ben's infused rice products that were distributed in Texas and possibly other states.

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.