Statewide News

TX inmate sentenced to additional years for threats against President Obama

A Texas man was sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for threatening President Obama.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

MISSING: Grandmother never arrives for doctor’s appointment

A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing Mckinney children

UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety that included three children missing from McKinney has been canceled.

Intoxicated woman arrested after slapping an officer; defecates, throws feces in cell

An intoxicated woman was arrested after she allegedly verbally harassed and physically struck officers while they attempted to get her a safe ride home.

Drunk driver who killed 7 sentenced to 70 years in prison

Brett Gerald, the man who pled guilty to killing 7 people in a drunk driving wreck has been sentenced.

LA receives funding for housing, services for low-income people with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

Homeless TX vet ticketed for digging through trash

A homeless veteran in Texas was ticketed by police for searching through a garbage can for food. The case has sparked outrage from activists who say it's a waste of resources.

TX students lobby for official state pie

Most states have an official food, an official tree and even an official bird. But some Texas first-graders felt something was missing from that list-- an official state pie! So they went to state leaders to make it happen.

Texas woman using Facebook to search for her biological parents

A Texas woman, who was born in Tyler and adopted by a Dallas couple, is using Facebook to find her birth parents. So far, more than 4,000 people have shared Jessica Miller's Facebook post for help.