Statewide News

Comedian Kevin Hart headlines Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game participants

The National Basketball Association announced Wednesday stars from film and TV will take the court for the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2014 on Friday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. ET.

TX 10 Most Wanted fugitive arrested in AR

Leo Click Jr., 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in Arkansas.

Dirk Nowitzki named to Western Conference All-Star team

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will represent the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game, the league announced tonight. Nowitzki will appear in his 12th career All-Star Game, more than any other player in franchise history.

Rangers receive LHP Pedro Figueroa on waiver claim from Tampa Bay; RHP Chaz Roe designated for assignment

The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has been awarded left-handed pitcher Pedro Figueroa on a waiver claim from the Tampa Bay Rays.

Former Texas Ranger, Michael Young to officially retire Friday at Ballpark in Arlington

Michael Young, the longtime Texas Rangers infielder has decided to retire from the game, and will do so in grand fashion.

Family: 'Strong possibility' missing woman meant to leave

Leanne Hecht Bearden may not be missing after all -- in fact, she might be missing by her own accord.

LA man sentenced for TX bank robbery

A 50-year-old Cameron, LA, man has been sentenced to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Texas’ Organ, Tissue Donor Program approaches 5 million registrants

In 2013 the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) recorded more than 1.6 million Texas registrants to the Glenda P. Dawson Donate Life Texas Registry, boosting the total registry to nearly five million individuals.

Statewide road closures, re-opening advisories for Louisiana

As conditions across the state continue to improve, Troopers and DOTD officials are carefully monitoring road conditions and assessing overpasses, bridges, and roadway surfaces for potential hazards.

DPS reminds Texans that election identification certificates are available at drive license offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming primary election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper iden