Statewide News

Judge orders first same-sex marriage license in Texas

A state court has ordered Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir to issue the state's first same-sex marriage license for an Austin couple. The order was issued Thursday morning by District Judge David Wahlberg.

Texas brothers found guilty of killing bottlenose dolphin

Authorities have announced the guilty plea of two brother who were accused of killing a bottlenose dolphin in a Texas bayou.

88-year-old killed in DeSoto Parish crash

On February 18, 2015, at 4:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on LA Highway 177, about one mile south of Interstate 49 that claimed the life of a New Iberia man.

More than 850,000 faulty Texas driver license cards mailed

The Texas Department of Public Safety says about 850,000 faulty driver license cards were recently issued.

America's oil glut problem: How to move it safely

The train derailment and explosion in West Virginia this week is a stark reminder of the dangers of transporting oil by rail. But it's probably not the last time it will happen.

Alex From Target: Frisco Teen Goes Hollywood With Movie & Music

Remember Alex From Target? He's the Frisco cutie who sacked his job after millions of teen girls turned his work selfie into an internet sensation.

New Orleans Saints player Benjamin Watson wants to talk race

NFL player Benjamin Watson wants to tackle race. He says he believes talking about race freely is the key to moving forward.

Texas Game Warden notes: Man runs over deer for "free meat"

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.   Duck, Duck, Goose

Texas judge grants request to stop executive action on immigration

A federal judge in Brownsville has granted a request from 26 states suing to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration.

What happens if DHS shuts down?

Congress has just 12 days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and House Speaker John Boehner this weekend said he was "certainly" willing to let that happen.