Statewide News

Big Tex gets a proper funeral

People in Texas are remembering a fallen state fair icon. Here you can see folks gathered in Dallas Monday for a memorial to say goodbye to Big Tex.

Texas woman's life saved by her purse

A Houston woman is fortunate to be alive after an attack outside her home. She says two masked men tried to rob her and shot at her several times.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.

ETX man dies after getting hit by arrow

In a strange occurrence, a Diboll man has died after being struck with an arrow Tuesday morning. Angelina County deputies were dispatched to the scene located in the 100 block of Tidwell at around 8:30 a.m.

Woman intentionally set on fire by hooded men; 'KKK' spray painted on car

A woman is still in critical condition because police say she was intentionally set on fire.

Bossier City offers free movie in the park

The Robinson Film Center’s Movies & Moonbeams program will present the G rated animated film “Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in Dallas area

Thomas Lee Elkins, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Coppell on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol and Coppell Police Department.

Texas A&M evacuated due to bomb threat

The following release is posted to the Texas A&M Code Maroon web page:  

Big Tex goes up in flames

A large fire has been reported at the State Fair of Texas. From this pic sent by a viewer, it appears Big Tex is on fire. Big Tex was celebrating his 60th year.

LSU students disappointed crosses airbrushed from photo by school

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.