Statewide News

Gov. Perry appoints new Kaufman Co. DA

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as Kaufman County District Attorney for a term to expire at the next general election.

Baylor Law School grad, Rep. Gohmert to serve as keynote speaker at TX university

LeTourneau University’s commencement will feature U. S. House Rep.

TX man arrested for possession of child porn

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

15 injured in stabbing attack at Texas college, official says

At least 15 people were injured in a stabbing incident Tuesday morning at Lone Star College's CyFair campus in the Houston area, according to Robert Rasa, spokesman for the CyFair Volunteer Fire Department.

Mother's Day: A day for reflection

(StatePoint) Most people spend Mother's Day bestowing flowers, gifts and heartfelt sentiments upon their moms. But for some, knowing how to honor their mother is not so easy.

Make sure you dispose of unused prescription drugs properly

(StatePoint) What do you do with your unused prescription pills and over-the-counter medications? Do you throw them away? Flush them down the toilet? Simply leave them in your cabinet for a rainy day?

Second man arrested for terroristic threats against Kaufman Co. officials

The Texas Rangers have arrested another man accused of making terroristic threats against an assistant district attorney in Kaufman County.

$10,000 reward offered for escaped Hopkins Co. murder suspect

The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Brian Allen Tucker, 45, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $3.4 million in marijuana

The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized 7,800 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop of a tanker truck.