Statewide News

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.

West High School students come together to commemorate their next step

Weeks after an explosion rocked their city, the graduating class of West High School came together to commemorate their next step.

Plane crashes in LA, sets two houses on fire

UPDATE: Investigators want to know what caused a plane to crash into a neighborhood.

Disease threatens Texas citrus industry

An incurable disease is threatening the citrus industry across the country.

Judge in hot water: allegedly said minorities are prone to violence

Civil rights groups filed a complaint this week against a federal judge in Houston after she allegedly said during a lecture that some minorities are prone to violence.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and

Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.