Statewide News

TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

East Texas disaster teams respond to tornado damage

An East Texas volunteer with the American Red Cross was in the Dallas/Fort Worth area discussing hurricane season when Wednesday night’s tornadoes changed her focus.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Update from West, TX fertilizer plant explosion press conference

Officials held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the preliminary findings in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation.

Source: Astros will tab Reid Ryan as president

The Astros are expected to name Reid Ryan as president to replace George Postolos, who unexpectedly resigned Monday, a person with ties to both MLB and the Ryans said today. The offical announcement is expected Friday.

Dewhurst calls for investigation of TX abortion provider

Harris County authorities and the Texas Department of State Health Services are investigating a Houston doctor accused Wednesday by an anti-abortion

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender arrested in Missouri

Juan Jose Villa, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in St. Charles, Mo.

VIDEO: As many as 100 people injured; 6 dead in North Texas tornado

UPDATE (10:29 a.m.): The preliminary report from the damage survey team in Hood County shows that  EF-4 damage has been found in Granbury. 

Possible tornadoes hit Texas; 6 dead, dozens injured

Possible tornadoes ripped through north Texas on Wednesday night, killing at least six people and injuring more than 100 others, officials said.