Statewide News

Skip the trip, renew online before summer rush

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

LIST: Hundreds of Texans flock to Boston Marathon unaware of tragedy to come

Hundreds of Texans traveled to Boston for the elite Boston Marathon on Monday. Little did they know what horror they would encounter.

TxDOT launches re-tooled "Don't Mess With Texas" statewide campaign

You might think Don’t mess with Texas® is just a saying, but it’s way more. It’s a call to action created by the Texas Department of Transportation 27 years ago to stop litterers in their tracks.

84-year-old woman charged for murder plot of TX prosecutors

According to CNN, Texas Rangers have arrested a woman for a plot to murder and maim two Montgomery County prosecutors.

Texas man shoots self to death at NRA 500

A man shot himself to death during the NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, authorities said.

Ex-Texas justice of the peace charged with making 'terroristic threat'

DALLAS, Texas (CNN) -- A former Kaufman County, Texas, justice of the peace -- whose home, one day ago, was searched by authorities investigating the deaths of two Texas prosecutors -- is under arrest, law officers said Saturday. Eric Williams was

Five things you should never say in a job interview

(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.

Returning to normalcy after a cancer diagnosis

(StatePoint) Cancer. It's a word no one wants to hear, yet all too many people are diagnosed each year. With a diagnosis comes many questions, most importantly how to get the best medical care possible.

Several people become ill at a Texas childrens store

Texas officials are trying to determine what caused 16 people to become ill at a childrens store on Saturday.