Statewide News

'Protection of Texas Children Act' passes Senate

On Wednesday, Texas State Representative Jason Villalba (District 114) announced that House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act, was passed by the Senate.

Planned Parenthood under fire at the Capitol

New Orleans native Shawna Kimbrough maintains that one trip to Planned Parenthood as a teen changed her life forever.

CHILD FOUND: Missing 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX has been found

UPDATE (7:09 p.m.): McKnney police say the 10-month-old child, Isabella Reyes, has been found. KMSS will update when more information is available.  

Gov. Perry activates 'State Operations Center'

Gov. Rick Perry today ordered a Level II Activation of the State Operations Center (SOC) as another line of severe thunderstorms makes its way across North and Central Texas this afternoon.

DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Harlingen police seize $7.5 million in marijuana

Harlingen police have seized five tons of marijuana at a local shipping warehouse. On Friday, May 17, police patrolling the 6000 block of West Expressway 83 noticed suspicious activity at a local shipping warehouse.

Precautionary recall issued for pre-packaged Texas gulf shrimp

Galveston Shrimp Company has issued a precautionary voluntary recall of its pre-packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp due to foreign material found in a bag. The pre-packaged bags are shipped to HEB Stores.

TX man arrested for 1962 murder of his wife; originally classified as ‘accidental drowning’

The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help.

UPDATE: Dallas firefigher dead after early morning condo fire

UPDATE (12:21 p.m.): A Dallas firefighter is dead after an early morning condominium fire.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender arrested in Dallas

Willie L. Sullivan, 57, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Dallas. Sullivan has a violent criminal history and was wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender.