Statewide News

Comptroller's Office offers resource for TX business owners

During the month of July, the Comptroller’s office will conduct 16 free taxpayer seminars across the state. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms, and file and pay taxes electronically.

DOTD issues Independence Day travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is advising drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana on Independence Day (Thursday, July 4).

Texas A&M to auction 12THMAN license plate

No one has ever had 12THMAN on an official Texas license plate.

National Firearms Safety event to educate children in firearms safety

The citizens of the United States want their children to be properly educated in firearms safety.

ETX woman indicted, charged with mailing laced letters to President Obama, NYC mayor

A Texas woman has been indicted and charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a U.S. attorney's office in Texas said Friday.

Grand jury returns capital murder charges in killings of Texas prosecutors

A former justice of the peace and his wife have been indicted on charges of capital murder in the killings of two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one, authorities announced Thursday.

TX woman arrested for attempted murder of mother, told police mom was 'evil and possessed by the devil

A woman is accused of trying to kill her mother Tuesday night because she believed her mother was "evil and possessed by the devil", according to a El Paso Police Dept. news release.

Gov. Perry: TX will continue to build on our 'Legacy of Life'

Gov. Rick Perry today rallied pro-life advocates from around the country at the National Right to Life Convention. The governor has called a second special session to protect women and the unborn in Texas.

Texas executes 500th inmate since 1976

Kimberly McCarthy on Wednesday evening became the 500th prisoner executed in Texas since 1976, when the death penalty was reinstated in the state, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

GOV. PERRY: Special Session to begin July 1

Gov. Rick Perry today announced a Special Session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.