Statewide News

Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater plans to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.

Amber Alert canceled for North Texas boy after father fled US, police say

Many Texans were left wondering why authorities would cancel an Amber Alert while a murder suspect was still at large, possibly with a young child in tow. The Denton Police Department has now released the answer to that question.

Texas plumbing truck lands in the hands of Islamic militants

A small town plumbing company in Texas is making quite a name for itself, but not in a good way.

Texas woman dies after foster dogs attack her

A Texas woman died after she was attacked by dogs she was fostering at her home in Corpus Christi. Animal control officers removed several dogs from the home of Rita Woodard, know to many as Rita Ross.

Controversy surrounds nativity scene at Texas capitol building

A nativity display at the Texas state capitol is reigniting a debate. Freedom of religion versus the separation of church and state. Visitors to the capitol started taking a look at the nativity, Sunday.

Louisiana man arrested in murder for hire scheme

On December 16, 2014, Louisiana State Police Detectives along with several other agencies arrested a Port Allen man after they learned that he was attempting to solicit murder.

Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.

Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Elderly man tasered during Texas traffic stop

At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez stands just five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs a slight 145 pounds. Now he is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage in Victoria, Texas.

N.C. teen's hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide -- if it's proven and explained to her.