Statewide News

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.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.

11 suspects busted in ETX cocaine trafficking ring

Eleven individuals have been indicted for being involved in a major cocaine distribution ring, money laundering and trafficking drugs in East Texas.

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.