Statewide News

Report: Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s opener against Rice, according to TexAgs.com owner Billy Liucci. Read more at Chron.com  

BREAKING: Hasan sentenced to death

After deliberation, the jury in the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan has sentenced him to death.

VIDEO: 11-year-old starting college at TCU

The first weeks of college as a freshman are nerve-wracking enough, but imagine heading off to college at 11-years-old.

Most Wanted Sex Offender from ETX caught in Panhandle area

A Most Wanted Sex Offender with East Texas ties was captured this week in the Texas Panhandle by authorities after being on the lam for about two years.

Astro prospect Appel has good first season

Righthander Mark Appel, the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, will remain with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits even though he has officially been shut down for the season.

Rangers win thanks to 10th inning balk

Ian Kinsler came home with the decisive run in the 10th inning on a balk against Danny Farquhar just when it looked like a threat would fizzle, and the Rangers eked out a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

Governor Jindal, Cool Planet Energy Systems Announce $168 Million investment in LA bio-refineries

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Cool Planet Energy Systems President and CEO Howard Janzen announced the company will build three bio-refineries in Louisiana with a capital investment of $168 million.

CBP officers seize over $1.5M of marijuana in shipment of jalapeno peppers

Custom and Border Protection officers, working the Rio Grande City port of entry, seized $1,641,000 worth of marijuana.

State Fair of Texas announces fried finalists

With just a month to go until the gates open to the State Fair of Texas, mouths will now be watering after fair officials announced Tuesday the finalists for the ninth annual Big Tex Choice Awards.