Statewide News

TxDOT announces free, year-round safety seat inspections to help protect children

In an effort to help Texas drivers keep their child passengers properly secured, the Texas Department of Transportation today announced it is offering free, year-round child safety seat inspections conducted by certified technicians.

Rangers can’t shut down Rays

Desmond Jennings singled home Sam Fuld with one out in the 12th inning, and Tampa Bay snatched a 4-3 victory from the Rangers on Wednesday night.

Texas aiming to avoid first 1-3 start since 1956 Saturday night

Texas will be trying to avoid some long history when the Longhorns meet Kansas State Saturday night in Austin. If UT loses Saturday night, it would the Longhorns’ first 1-3 start since 1956.

34-year-old woman arrested for having sexual relationship with 16-year-old boy

A 34-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.

VIDEO: TX boy dies after being bitten by ants during football game

A Corpus Christi middle school student bitten by ants during a football game has died.

Giant gator caught in West Baton Rouge Parish

Alligator hunting season is in full swing and one catch turned some heads over the weekend.

Texas A&M University posts record year for fundraising

Texas A&M University has raised a record $740 million-plus within the past year, over $300 million more than in any previous 12-month period—and it now ranks among the nation’s top fundraising institutions in higher education, p

Man arrested for 4th DWI, prior charges include vehicular homicide

A 39-year-old man from Lake Charles was arrested for his 4th DWI after he nearly caused a crash while he was speeding.

Father uses a little embarrassment to teach son a big lesson

One Louisiana father used a little public humiliation to teach his son an important lesson over the weekend.

Former Houston 3rd grade teacher sentenced to 20 years in prison for distributing, possessing child pornography

A local man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison following his guilty pleas to distributing and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.