Statewide News

Texas veteran, dog share special healing bond

Therapy animals have become more commonly used to treat things like post-traumatic stress, but for one warrior and his dog, the healing roles got reversed.

Texas killer's mental state in question as execution looms

 (CNN) -- Scott Panetti dressed in a purple cowboy outfit and called Jesus, John F.

Texas senator files bill prohibiting sale of synthetic drugs

Today, Senator Charles Perry filed SB 199 to prohibit the sale and use of synthetic drugs in the State of Texas.

VIDEO: Woman stabs people at random on New Orleans sidewalk

Editor's Note: This video contains violent material which may be considered graphic in nature.  Authorities are searching for a woman who was stabbing people at random in New Orleans.

Customized caskets made for Texas children killed in mobile home fire

A small town is rallying around a family who lost five children in a house fire. One business owner is paying his respects , with a special gift to the family, Kevin Reece has the story.

Gonzales father and son thwart mom’s kidnapping

A St. Amant man is now in jail after he tried to kidnap a woman and was stopped by her family. It all happened on November 30, 2014, in the 11100 block of Martin Road in Gonzales.

University of Texas offers Beyonce, Rihanna feminism course

Beyonce takes center stage at the University of Texas Austin. This spring, students will be able to take a unique course featuring the superstar.

Austin police searching for motive in Friday shooting rampage

Police in Austin, Texas are trying to figure out why a gunman went on a rampage in the heart of the city's downtown district.

Texas woman watched 280 executions

 Starting in 2001, Michelle Lyons watched men and women die in the Texas Department of Corrections death chamber inside the Walls Unit in Huntsville.

Employee steals from co-workers at State Police headquarters

 A non-commissioned employee of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) was arrested following an investigation into reported office thefts at Louisiana State Police headquarters in Baton Rouge.