Statewide News

Texas mayor defends President Obama's executive immigration policies

Brownsville Mayor, Tony Martinez, has filed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in federal court on behalf of U.S.

FBI identifies doctor, shooter killed in Texas VA clinic shooting

UPDATE: (Wednesday, January 1)

Texas Teen's Facebook post selling government records results in arrest

A teen's Facebook post of selling birth certificates and social security cards gets the attention of authorities and leads to his arrest.

Cheap oil: Main St. loves it, Wall St. hates it

Cheap oil and gas prices represent the ultimate showdown between Wall Street and Main Street.

3.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Dallas area

A magnitude 3.5- 5km earthquake has hit east, northeast of Irving, Texas. According to the USGS, cities near the center of the quake are Irving, University Park, Dallas and Farmers Branch.

Craig Biggio, 3 others elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The National Baseball Hall of Fame soon will have new, high-quality arms with the election of Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz -- along with slugger Craig Biggio -- hall President Jeff Idelson announced Tuesday.

Ken Paxton sworn in as 51st Texas AG

Attorney General Ken Paxton today took the oath of office, becoming Texas’s 51st Attorney General. Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott, Senator and Lt.

Reward Increased to $12,500 for Most Wanted Fugitive

The reward for Freddie Alaniz, 34, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month's featured fugitive, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January.

Texas ranked: Most comprehensive graduate economics programs in 2015

The Financial Engineer has released their Master of Economics rankings list for the most comprehensive graduate economics programs in the country. Here is a list of Texas Universities that made the cut:

Oregon, Ohio State to meet in College Football Playoff Championship

 The matchup in the title game of the new college football playoff system likely wouldn't have happened in past years.