Statewide News

Custom officers in TX seize nearly $1.4 million dollars in cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at approximately $1,372,800 hidden within a Ford Explorer.

Former guards accused of smuggling cell phones into Texas prison

How were inmates inside a Texas prison allegedly able to make cell phone calls, plot crimes and acquire drugs?

Gov. Perry releases statement on death of Van Cliburn

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the death of the world renowned American pianist, Van Cliburn:

TX school discusses ban on cheerleaders' religious banners

Cheerleaders in one Texas town say they are fighting for their faith. They were writing scripture on signs for the football players until someone filed a suit.

Two Tulane students busted with 107 grams of ecstasy

Louisiana State Police say a package full of drugs led law enforcement officers to a Tulane University fraternity house.

Texas officer accused of framing ex-wife as meth dealer

A Madisonville police officer was indicted Monday for allegedly plotting to place methamphetamine on his ex-wife.

TX firefighters find burning body in dumpster

Beaumont police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster Tuesday morning.

The Onion apologizes for vulgar 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' tweet

It couldn't get any better for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhané Wallis, a Louisiana-native, on Sunday.

Reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Joseph Daniel Krueger, 36, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Car crashes into TX home's roof

A bad crash sent an SUV flying and the lucky driver lived to tell about. The car went airborne early Sunday eventually landing upside down on the roof of home.