Statewide News

BU STUDY: Older people may be at greater risk for alcohol impairment than teens

An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.

TX man arrested after holding woman hostage with BB gun at restaurant

Waco, Tx — A China Springs man remains in jail on a $30,000 bond, along with a credit card abuse charge and a charge of assault/ family violence with a motion to revoke probation.

DPS airplane named in honor of fallen agent

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today commissioned its newest airplane, a Cessna 208 Caravan, at a ceremony in Austin.

Porter weighs in on African-Americans in baseball

Astros manager Bo Porter has his own theory about why Major League Baseball is facing a historic low percentage of African-American players.

Mavs will miss playoffs for first time since 2000

Shawn Marion (22 points) and Dirk Nowitzki (21 points) provided the majority of the offense as the Mavericks fell to the Suns 102-91 Wednesday night. Vince Carter added 18 points and six rebounds off the bench.

UPDATE: 2 dead, dozens injured in Irving bus turnover

UPDATE (11:27 a.m.) - CNN reports that the wreck is on State Highway 161/President George Bush Turnpike near Belt Line Road where two people are confirmed dead and dozens are injured.

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.

11 suspects busted in ETX cocaine trafficking ring

Eleven individuals have been indicted for being involved in a major cocaine distribution ring, money laundering and trafficking drugs in East Texas.

Gov. Perry appoints new Kaufman Co. DA

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as Kaufman County District Attorney for a term to expire at the next general election.