Statewide News

Houston's George Bush Intercontinental named best airport in the country

Participants in a poll by Executive Travel magazine for their 2013 Leading Image Awards have named Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport as the best in the country.

Astro prospect Appel has good first season

Righthander Mark Appel, the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, will remain with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits even though he has officially been shut down for the season.

Rangers win thanks to 10th inning balk

Ian Kinsler came home with the decisive run in the 10th inning on a balk against Danny Farquhar just when it looked like a threat would fizzle, and the Rangers eked out a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners

Galveston man in kayak gets dragged miles into Gulf by shark

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Galveston fisherman has a real-life shark tale to share with his grandkids - and he won't be pulling their leg.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

CBP officers seize over $1.5M of marijuana in shipment of jalapeno peppers

Custom and Border Protection officers, working the Rio Grande City port of entry, seized $1,641,000 worth of marijuana.

State Fair of Texas announces fried finalists

With just a month to go until the gates open to the State Fair of Texas, mouths will now be watering after fair officials announced Tuesday the finalists for the ninth annual Big Tex Choice Awards.

Cowboys place Jay Ratliff on PUP list, out for 6 weeks

The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle, Jay Ratliff, on physically unable to preform (PUP) list.

Business Facilities names Texas 'Best Business Climate'

Business Facilities magazine has again ranked Texas as the country’s Best Business Climate, adding to a long list of national accolades for the economic principles that have helped the Lone Star State lead the nation in job creation.