Statewide News

Custom officers in TX seize nearly $1.4 million dollars in cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at approximately $1,372,800 hidden within a Ford Explorer.

Former guards accused of smuggling cell phones into Texas prison

How were inmates inside a Texas prison allegedly able to make cell phone calls, plot crimes and acquire drugs?

Gov. Perry releases statement on death of Van Cliburn

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the death of the world renowned American pianist, Van Cliburn:

TX school discusses ban on cheerleaders' religious banners

Cheerleaders in one Texas town say they are fighting for their faith. They were writing scripture on signs for the football players until someone filed a suit.

Legendary pianist, East Texan Van Cliburn dies at 78

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn died of bone cancer Wednesday at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, his publicist said. He was 78. Cliburn was born in Shreveport, Lousiana, before moving to Kilgore, Texas at the age of six.

TX woman searches to find photo's rightful home

An East Texas woman is on a personal mission to help return an item that she found at a Goodwill store to its rightful home.

TX firefighters find burning body in dumpster

Beaumont police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster Tuesday morning.

Gun, magazine found in student's backpack at TX school

A Marshall student was arrested Monday morning after an off duty officer discovered a handgun in his backpack.

Reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Joseph Daniel Krueger, 36, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Car crashes into TX home's roof

A bad crash sent an SUV flying and the lucky driver lived to tell about. The car went airborne early Sunday eventually landing upside down on the roof of home.