Statewide News

Fort Hood judge says jury won't be swayed by pretrial publicity

The judge in the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting case said the defense failed to show that pretrial publicity would unfairly prejudice a jury.

Congressman slams Obama administration's release of immigrants in TX

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (TX-01) challenged at a judiciary hearing decisions made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director, John Morton.

116 lbs cocaine, 47 lbs heroine seized in TX drug bust

One-hundred sixteen pounds of cocaine and 47 pounds of heroin sit on a table in the McAllen police station. They are the result of a two day investigation ending in a bust Tuesday for the McAllen record books.

TX bill seeks to protect those who film peace officers

People who film on-duty police officers with their cell phones could get extra protections through a bill filed by the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security.

Pit bull to be euthanized after vicious attack on ETX child

A pit bull is scheduled to be put to sleep after attacking a nine-year-old child in Henderson last week. On Tuesday, March 12, Rusk County deputies were sent to a local hospital on reports of a dog bite.

TX couple not charged in death of adopted Russian child

A Texas couple will not face charges in the January death of their adopted Russian son, Max Shatto.

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.

Over 100 ‘shake-and-bake’ meth labs recovered Baton Rouge home

Roughly 100 bottles used to make methamphetamine were discovered this afternoon in a Baton Rouge home.

Wife arrested for shooting husband four times during domestic dispute

A woman was arrested for attempted murder for allegedly shooting her husband numerous times.

Signs your teen is in trouble and what to do about it

(StatePoint) Being a teenager is never easy, but for some kids, it is excruciating. For parents, being able to tell the difference between normal growing pains and real trouble is crucial.