Statewide News

Parents of dead ETX baby choose prayer over calling 911

Cherokee County officials are investigating the death of an infant, whose parents chose to pray over the baby before calling for help 15 hours after the child's death.

Green Fund Advisory Board Announces Spring 2012 Grant Winners

College Station, TX - The Aggie Green Fund Advisory Board (AGF) awarded $334,710 in grants to seven projects designed to provide environmental improvements at Texas A&M University.

Beaumont authorities investigate 10th murder of 2012

One person is dead, two others injured and another man is in jail as Beaumont police begin the city's tenth murder investigation of 2012.

Robbery suspect falls to death from crane on SMU campus

DALLAS — A nearly 15-hour standoff ended early Tuesday morning when a robbery suspect who climbed atop a construction crane on the campus of Southern Methodist University fell 150 feet to his death, a school official said.

Robbery suspect falls to death from crane on SMU campus

CNN Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 08:51(CNN) -- A nearly 15-hour standoff ended early Tuesday morning when a robbery suspect who climbed atop a construction crane on the campus of Southern Methodist University fell 150 feet to his death, a school official

2 murder suspects escape from Texarkana jail

Two suspects awaiting trial on murder charges used a hacksaw to escape from an Arkansas jail early Monday, authorities said.

Top pick Claiborne working out with Cowboys

Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

ETX mother who stoned children released from court-ordered mental health facility

SMITH COUNTY — The East Texas woman who stoned two of her children to death and seriously injured another has been released from her court-ordered mental health facility, according to Smith County court documents obtained by KWKT.

Red Cross Offers Tips on How to Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

AUSTIN, TX, Thursday, May 24, 2012 — Memorial Day weekend is just ahead and for many it may mean taking to the highway for a quick vacation, breaking out the grill for some outdoor cooking, or taking that first dip in the pool.

Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

(CNN) -- A private spacecraft has maneuvered closer to the International Space Station in preparation for what would be a historic rendezvous Friday, the company behind the project announced.