Statewide News

Good Samaritan saves 3 during shrimp boat fire in TX

Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the a shrimp boat caught firejust north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday.

Amber Alert: Missing 12 yr old girl

The Cedar Hill Police Department is searching for Sommer Brown, 12, of Cedar Hill. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts. They believe she is with Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43.

TX officials seize over $1.5 million in heroin, meth

Custom officers seized over $1.5 million in heroin and methamphetamine at a Brownsville port of entry.

TX authorities investigating cause of Irving bus crash

Texas authorities are trying to figure out how a charter bus driver lost control and crashed Thursday in Irving. Two people are dead and dozens more were injured in the wreck.

2 dead, dozens sent to hospitals after Dallas-area bus crash

Two people were dead and dozens of others were taken to hospitals after a charter bus bound for Oklahoma casinos overturned on a Dallas-area turnpike Thursday morning, officials said.

BU STUDY: Older people may be at greater risk for alcohol impairment than teens

An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.

DPS airplane named in honor of fallen agent

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today commissioned its newest airplane, a Cessna 208 Caravan, at a ceremony in Austin.

'Dope House' closed after ETX drug bust

On March 29, 2013, Sergeant Jacob Richardson and deputies with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence on CR 1676 in the Alba area.

UPDATE: 2 dead, dozens injured in Irving bus turnover

UPDATE (11:27 a.m.) - CNN reports that the wreck is on State Highway 161/President George Bush Turnpike near Belt Line Road where two people are confirmed dead and dozens are injured.

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.