Statewide News

Brittney Griner, 4 Lady Bear seniors to enter WNBA draft

Brittney Griner is one of a list of 12 prospects invited to attend the 2013 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, which will be held on Monday, April 15, at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

Amber Alert: Missing 12 yr old girl

The Cedar Hill Police Department is searching for Sommer Brown, 12, of Cedar Hill. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts. They believe she is with Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43.

Convicted sex offender back in jail after violent rape

A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after he violently raped a woman, according to investigators.

TX officials seize over $1.5 million in heroin, meth

Custom officers seized over $1.5 million in heroin and methamphetamine at a Brownsville port of entry.

Gov. Rick Perry: 'Now is the time to concentrate on TX infrastructure'

On Friday, Governor Rick Perry emphasized his commitment to finding long-term solutions to Texas’ growing infrastructure needs, specifically strengthening the state’s transportation infrastructure to meet the demands of our rapidly

TX authorities investigating cause of Irving bus crash

Texas authorities are trying to figure out how a charter bus driver lost control and crashed Thursday in Irving. Two people are dead and dozens more were injured in the wreck.

TX man arrested after routine traffic stop reveals grenade, drugs

A Waco man was arrested after a routine traffic stop revealed he was in possession of marijuana, an unknown explosive device and a grenade.

Louisiana ranks near the bottom for the gender pay gap

It's been 50 years since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, and women are still making less than men for the same work.

BU STUDY: Older people may be at greater risk for alcohol impairment than teens

An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.

TX man arrested after holding woman hostage with BB gun at restaurant

Waco, Tx — A China Springs man remains in jail on a $30,000 bond, along with a credit card abuse charge and a charge of assault/ family violence with a motion to revoke probation.