Statewide News

More than 650 new Texas laws went into effect September 1st

During the last Texas legislative session, more than 1,573 bills were signed into law by Governor Rick Perry.

U.S. Senator, TX congressmen announce Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act

On Monday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Congressman John R.

VIDEO: Phil Kuchinsky talks Cowboys with Craig Smoak from ESPN Central Texas

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky spoke with Craig Smoak of ESPN Central Texas about the Cowboys' injuries to the front seven and quarterback, Tony Romo.

Baby shot, killed, babysitter injured

A large crowd gathered in Central City Friday night to mourn the murder of Londyn Samuels. The 1-year-old New Orleans girl was shot and killed in the care of her baby-sitter.

First responders remembered at West-Fest parade

The 2013 West-Fest celebration is underway in West, Texas. Hundreds of people from all across the state attended Saturday's parade. And this year it was especially memorable.

96-year-old Texas man is mauled to death by several dogs

A 96-year-old man has died after being mauled to death by several dogs in his neighborhood. According to investigators, family members found the man's body. Authorities say as many as five dogs attacked him.

Campbell's Soup recalls SpaghettiOs with meatballs recalled in TX

Campbell’s Soup Supply Company LLC, a Paris, TX establishment, is recalling 1,920 cans of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

TX game wardens prepare for Labor Day weekend

All available Texas game wardens will be patrolling the state’s public waters over the Labor Day weekend to make sure everyone who goes boating or fishing gets home safely.

New traffic, criminal laws take effect September 1

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today highlighted notable traffic and criminal laws that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2013.

BIG 12 NEWS: Defending BIG 12 champions take on ND State in season opener

The defending BIG 12 champion Kansas State Wildcats will take on the North Dakota State Bisons, Friday night, in their season opener.