Statewide News

Dallas Zoo brings in pet puppy to calm down cheetahs

The Dallas Zoo has two new cheetah cubs. And the big cats have their own puppy to help them shape up. The cubs, Winspear and Kamau, are part of the zoo's program to create awareness about endangered African animals.

Court allows redistricting maps to be used for 2014 elections

In a 26-page opinion issued today, a San Antonio federal court ruled there was no basis to block the use of the 2013 redistricting maps in upcoming elections, and that the redistricting maps passed by the Texas Legislature in the special sessio

Louisiana state officals confirm first West Nile virus death in 2013

Louisiana officials with the Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed Friday the state's first death of 2013 caused by West Nile virus. It happened in Rapides Parish.

VIDEO: TX boy with rare disease gets bike stolen at rehab, friends band together to get him new one

An 11-year-old Texas boy, living with a life-altering disease, was dealt another set-back. His bike was stolen while he was doing the one thing that helps him cope with his illness, boxing.

Cowboys lose another DL due to shoulder injury

The Dallas Cowboys injuries keep on coming. According to ESPN Central Texas, defensive lineman, Ben Bass is expected to miss two to four weeks after suffering a dislocated shoulder in practice.

Arkansas legislators to address rising cost of teacher health insurance

The Arkansas Senate Committee on Education will meet in joint session with the Senate Insurance and Commerce Committee, beginning on September 9, to explore ways to hold down spiraling costs of teacher health insurance.

OU OL, K-State DB named 2013 Senior CLASS Award candidates

Kansas State defensive back Ty Zimmerman and Oklahoma offensive lineman Gabe Ikard were named candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate football.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS: Notable week 2 matchups

The 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Marquee Match-up for week two highlights Davey O'Brien Watch List candidates Aaron Murray and Connor Shaw in a Southeastern Conference showdown.

Cruz fighting an uphill battle to defund Obamacare

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Plans revealed for Houston's new energy corridor

Petroleum Geo-Services will lease 122,000 square feet in a new building slated for the Energy Corridor, a developer announced Wednesday.