Statewide News

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.

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. 

Police arrest suspect in New Orleans Mother's Day shooting

New Orleans police said they arrested a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting that left 19 people wounded this week.

This Summer: Stay in Shape without a Gym Membership

(StatePoint) It’s not as easy to hide under layers of clothing during the summer. You’ll want to look your best in those shorts, t-shirts and bathing suits; as such, staying in shape is key.

How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car

(StatePoint) The cost of car ownership is on the rise again this year, according to a new report from AAA. And if you’re a family on a budget or a senior on a fixed income, you may feel the impact already.

Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Summer Road Trips

(StatePoint) With summer travel season upon us, families across the country are taking to the open road for family road trips. But while the destination always leads to excitement, oftentimes the long car ride can be a drag.

TX teen bags state's largest alligator

An 18 year-old high school senior, on his first alligator hunt, has bagged the largest alligator to be certified in the State of Texas.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to hold summer day camps in June and July

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is sponsoring two summer day camps for children 12 to 16 years old at the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge this summer.