Statewide News

Sam's Club to open doors to military during government shutdown for no fee

While Military Commissaries are closed due to the government shutdown, Sam's Club is allowing all military members with a valid military ID card to shop without a Sam's Club membership.

Expansion begins on one of Texas' most congested highways

After 15 years of planning and coordination to expand one of the state’s most congested highways, the Texas Department of Transportation today broke ground on the Interstate 35E (I-35E) corridor near Denton.

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: