Statewide News

Texas Comptroller Conservation Plan Keeps Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off Endangered List

(AUSTIN) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today that a listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard (DSL) as a threatened or endangered species is not warranted.

Harris County sex offender added to Most Wanted list

AUSTIN –The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Mark Anthony Gasaway Jr., 26, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $2,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Sheriff: Father kills man sexually abusing his daughter

(CNN) -- A Texas father caught a man sexually assaulting his 4-year-old daughter and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him, authorities said. The father was casually acquainted with the alleged abuser, said Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Ha

Hearing postponed over Fort Hood shooting suspect's beard

A military judge on Friday postponed a hearing on whether the government should pay for an expert neurologist for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood.

Judge mulls issue of expert neurologist for accused Fort Hood shooter

CNN -- A military judge will consider Friday whether the government should pay for an expert neurologist for Maj.

Texas teen wanted for murder of 15-year-old

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted in connection with the March 17 murder of a teenager in Ennis (Ellis County).

Same-sex ceremony on Louisiana Army post draws fire

A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.

Texas Gun range offers kids' birthday parties

A new gun range being built in Texas has set its target on kids. The 24-lane indoor firing range is under construction in Lewisville.

UTEP student falls into Colorado River, declared missing

MOAB, UT — A student from The University of Texas at El Paso is missing after he fell into the Colorado River at the Gold Bar recreation area near Moab, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon.

Study: Most recent high school grads not in college don't have full-time job

High school seniors just tossed their graduation caps into the air, and are now making plans to start the next phase in their lives. For many, that involves college, but others choose alternate paths.