Statewide News

Father, his 2 adult children arrested in Texas bank robberies

The family that robs banks together, stays together.

Deer attacks two men, then takes man's cigarettes

Joseph Rose and Cole Kellis were leaving their home in Whitehouse on Friday morning when they noticed a deer in their front yard.

Ft. Polk changes command

Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman is the new commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and Fort Polk following a change of command ceremony Nov. 15 on Fort Polk's Headquarters Field.

Texas launches new campaign to reduce infant deaths

The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched its Someday Starts Now campaign aimed at reducing the number of infant deaths and preterm births by promoting healthy lifestyles for people who may someday decide to have a baby.

UPDATE: 2 fatalities confirmed in oil rig explosion, no oil leaking into Gulf

GRAND ISLE, LA — UPDATE (12:03)According to a news release from Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, work was being done on the platform which caused the explosion and fire Friday morning around 9:15 am. The rig is a production facility.

4 killed after train hits truck during Texas parade saluting U.S. troops

A train rammed into a flatbed truck carrying participants in a West Texas parade saluting U.S. troops on Thursday, killing four people and leaving at least 17 hospitalized, a police spokesman said.

Alabama man scrambles entire police force to Texas home

A Tuscaloosa, Alabama man has been indicted after allegedly causing an entire Texas police force to respond to a fake emergency. On Wednesday, Stephen Sherwin Stepho, 19, was charged with making an interstate threat.

UPDATE: Missing A&M WR Thomas Johnson has been found

UPDATE: Texas A&M University Police investigators traveled to Dallas on Wednesday November 14, 2012 attempting to locate missing Texas A&M University student Thomas Linze Johnson.

BP pleads guilty to criminal charges over Gulf oil spill

BP reached a settlement today with the federal government to pay $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Texas A&M WR Thomas Johnson missing since Monday

The Texas A&M University Police Department is currently seeking assistance in locating a missing Texas A&M student, Thomas Linze Johnson.