Statewide News

'Dead Man Walking' nun: 'Botched' executions unmask a botched system

 Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.

Thief takes million in goods from Texas woman's 3-story closet

A Texas socialite's lavish three-story closet was burglarized Friday night. The thief nabbed three Birkin bags worth $60,000 each and then filled those purses with even more expensive jewels.

Kendall Jones makes first public appearance since media firestorm

A 19-year old Texas Tech cheerleader who garnered national attention, and criticism, over her big game hunting photos from Africa made her first public appearance since the controversy on Saturday.

Number of unaccompanied minors crossing into U.S. tops 60,000

The number of unaccompanied minor immigrants who have crossed into the United States has officially surpassed the 60,000 expected in the Obama administration's initial estimates, according to Department of Homeland Security data.

Video Tour: Texas center opens today, will house immigrants

There are only three places in the United States that house women and children together who've crossed the border illegally from Central America.

7 new laws affect Louisiana drivers starting August 1, 2014

Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state.

Baylor students headed to LSU event die in crash

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of one student and one recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday on Highway 7 near Kosse in Falls County in Central Texas.

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.

Sister Act: Texas women arrested for DWI after switching seats

El Paso Police arrested two sisters on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after authorities say the driver switched seats with her passenger before being pulled over.