Statewide News

New state law requires rise of disinfectant in drinking water

The Department of Health and Hospitals on Wednesday issued an emergency rule requiring that water systems in the state maintain a higher residual disinfectant level and increase their number of sampling sites by 25 percent.

LSU-Alabama ticket demand skyrockets price

The demand in the secondary market for tickets to this weekend's LSU-Alabama football game has made prices skyrocket.

POLICE: Fort Bliss soldier confesses to stabbing pregnant woman in recorded interview

Corey Bernard Moss, the 19-year-old man accused in the brutal stabbing of pregnant 31-year-old Rachel Poole was in the courtroom Tuesday for his first bond hearing.

TX father arrested for allegedly severely beating baby, causing internal injuries

A McAllen father has been arraigned on two charges of injury to a child after his six-month-old son was taken to the hospital suffering from internal injuries.

$45 Million in narcotics seized in shipment of tomatoes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized $45,397,000 worth of narcotics that were concealed within a commercial shipment of fresh tomatoes.

VIDEO: Southeast Texas woman accused stabbing ex-husband, living with body for a week

A southeast Texas woman has been accused of killing her ex-husband and living with his body for a week before a relative discovered him and called the police.

DPS providing replacement driver licenses, ID cards to flood victims

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that a DPS mobile disaster unit has been deployed to central Texas to issue replacement Texas driver licenses and replacement Texas identification (ID) cards to victims who lost those

REPORT: University of Texas set to name new Athletic Director

According to Sports Illustrated, the University of Texas has reportedly decided to name Arizona State

Cornyn calls for Congress to award Purple Heart, benefits to victims, families on Ft. Hood attack anniversary

U.S. Senaor John Cornyn, R-Texas, Tuesday, issued the following statement marking the 4th anniversary of the Fort Hood terrorist attack:

Louisiana rises to number 6 in national business climate ranking

Monday, Governor Bobby Jindal hailed Louisiana’s rise to No. 6 in the Site Selection 2013 Top U.S. Business Climates, the state’s highest-ever placement in the magazine’s annual ranking. Louisiana moved up from No.