Statewide News

116 lbs cocaine, 47 lbs heroine seized in TX drug bust

One-hundred sixteen pounds of cocaine and 47 pounds of heroin sit on a table in the McAllen police station. They are the result of a two day investigation ending in a bust Tuesday for the McAllen record books.

TX bill seeks to protect those who film peace officers

People who film on-duty police officers with their cell phones could get extra protections through a bill filed by the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security.

TX couple not charged in death of adopted Russian child

A Texas couple will not face charges in the January death of their adopted Russian son, Max Shatto.

Texas state representative jailed for DWI

A local Texas State Representative is out on bond, busted on suspicion of drunk driving.

Tips to avoid injuries while spring cleaning

(StatePoint) Cleaning your home from top to bottom this spring? Do so with care. From falls off ladders to muscle pain, heavy-duty chores can be hazardous to your health and wellness if you're not careful.

Tips to start composting for your garden

(StatePoint) It doesn't matter if you're a gardening novice trying to supplement your dinner table with some home-grown veggies or an entrepreneur that earns a living off the land, composting is a simple way to go green and help save th

Fort Bliss warns against phone app

Fort Bliss officials are warning all military and federal employees about a free Thrift Savings Plan iPhone app, called "TSP Funds." "The application is not an official offering of the Thrift Saving Plan," said Maj.

Texas ranks 7th highest in identity theft cases

In the latest Consumer Sentinel Network (CSN) report issued by the Federal Trade Commission, Texas ranks seventh in the nation for the most reported cases of identity theft per 100,000 residents.

How to find the right doctor for your cosmetic procedure

(StatePoint) Everyone has heard about a cosmetic procedure that left a patient unsatisfied or worse. But don't let those anecdotes scare you. There are plenty of qualified, talented doctors available for every procedure.

Tips to stay safe and secure while traveling this spring

(StatePoint) Spring travel can offer a much-needed cure for cabin fever.