Statewide News

CPS Case Worker arrested for alleged child sexual assault

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Children unit arrest a man after he allegedly sexually assaults a teen girl in a West El Paso motel room.

Democratic senator Wendy Davis announces bid for TX Governor

Democratic Senator Wendy Davis, 50, who made a name for herself with a 13-hour long filibuster before the Texas Senate, has announced her bid for the office of Texas Governor.

Federal shutdown does not affect The Alamo

Despite a slapdash and erroneous online news report, the Alamo remains open for business during the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Rangers make changes to coaching staff

Bench coach Jackie Moore and first-base coach Dave Anderson did not have their contracts renewed after the Rangers’ 91-72 season wasn’t good enough to get them into the playoffs for a fourth straight year.

Recreational harvest of gray triggerfish to close in Louisiana state waters

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced recreational fishing for gray triggerfish will close in Louisiana waters, at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, and will remain closed until January 1, 2014.

Tropical Storm Karen

A hurricane watch is in effect for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast after Tropical Storm Karen formed in the southeastern portion of the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday.

Fort Polk operations reduced or curtailed due to government shut down.

Some operations on Fort Polk will be reduced or curtailed due to the government shut down. They include: 1. Fort Polk commissary: Closed effective Oct. 2 for duration of shut down.

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

TX man arrested in connection with 2nd largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fig

Anthrax case confirmed in 2 TX Sable Antelopes

According to the Texas Animal Health Commission, Anthrax has been detected in two sable antelopes in Edwards County, near Barksdale, Texas. This is the first confirmed case in the state this year.