Statewide News

15 patients at TX hospitals develop blood infections from injection now recalled by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care providers and patients of a voluntary nationwide recall of all products produced and distributed for sterile use by Specialty Compounding, LLC, Cedar Park, TX.

Gov. Perry announces key staff changes

Gov. Rick Perry has named Kathy Walt as chief of staff and Jonathan Taylor as director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT). Aaron Demerson will serve as senior advisor for economic development.

New TxDot law to require motorist to 'Move Over or Slow Down' for work crews

September not only brings the start of fall, but also the start of a new requirement for Texas drivers.

West, TX blast first responders' autopsies reveal drugs, alcohol

Autopsy results for three heroic firefighters who were killed in the West, Texas plant explosion are raising some tough questions. The mayor says the results indicate they should not have responded to the fire.

'No Muslim Parking' signs offends TX Muslims attending Houston mosque

Religiously offensive signs appeared in a Houston shopping center parking lot on Thursday but no one seems to know how they got there.

Study shows Louisiana among top states for charter school gains

Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced today that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at

Texas HS quarterback suffers broken neck in crash

Isaiah Garza and another former Mercedes High School student were involved in a serious wreck while exiting Expressway 83 Tuesday evening.

Louisiana Attorney General recoups $186 million from 27 pharmaceutical companies

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced that more than $186 million siphoned from Louisiana's taxpayers has been recovered since February 2012 from 27 pharmaceutical manufacturers that cheated the state Medicaid program.

Texas daycare owner charged in overdose death of 4-month-old

Waco authorities have issued a warrant for a local daycare owner after a child died in under her supervision earlier this year.

18-month-old child found wandering neighborhood alone

A toddler was found wandering alone in a west Waco neighborhood earlier today.