Statewide News

Texas man suspected of killing his wife found dead

A spokesperson for the Port Arthur Police Department Thursday said a man who is a suspect in the shooting death of his wife was found dead from an apparent suicide.

DPS ups reward for deportee connected to Kaufman Co. murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Israel Aguirre, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is attempting to track down more than 30 Texans who may have been exposed to measles in Wichita, Kansas.

Texas actress who sent Obama ricin sentenced to 18 years

The Texas actress who admitted sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, the U.S. attorney's office said.

Recent rains help but Texas still suffering from drought

The state of Texas has been suffering from drought conditions on and off for about 20 years and has been in a consistent drought since 2010. Recent rains have helped many areas, but the majority of the state is still suffering.

8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.

Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.

Elderly homeowner shoots, wounds burglary suspect

SAN ANTONIO -- When he shot and wounded a burglary suspect in his near South Side home early Tuesday, Felipe Salazar, 79, had a feeling it was the same person who had broken into his home and stolen two shotguns a few days ago. His suspicions wer

Decaying Bodies Found in Fort Worth Funeral Home

FORT WORTH (KDAF) -- FORT WORTH– A Fort Worth funeral home is accused of doing the unthinkable. The property owner gave Johnson Family Mortuary a notice to move out two weeks ago.

Immigrants posing as 'fake families' to stay in the U.S.

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.