Statewide News

Judge rules Hasan can be forcibly shaved for trial

The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion on October 18th upholding the trial judge's decision to order Maj. Nidal M. Hasan to appear in court clean shaven.

Texas ranked top state to do business

Texas’ pro-business approach continues to receive national recognition, and Area Development Magazine is the latest organization to take notice by naming Texas the top state to do business in their third annual “Top States for Doing

Giant Florida eyeball belonged to a swordfish, state says

It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week was cut out of a swordfish hauled in by a deep-sea angler, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Woman in critical condition after ETX officer allegedly stabs her with syringes

A Hooks police officer is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a woman with syringes filled with animal tranquilizer.

Government gooses small business lending in Texas

Texas banks that received capital through a government program designed to spur more small business have continued to lend, according to a new report on the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) from the U.S. Treasury Department.

Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.

ETX man assaulted in $1 robbery

One man was injured early Thursday morning after two alleged robbers stole $1 from him in Lufkin.

Fort Hood suspect's beard focus of another hearing

Attorneys argued again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.

Agents raid rapper Nelly's tour bus in Texas

Ziplock bags of heroin, more than 10 lbs. of marijuana and a .45 calibur pistol were seized from Nelly's tour bus Wednesday evening, the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office said.

One killed in Bossier City office shooting

A wanted man who allegedly killed a woman at a local apartment complex Wednesday morning has turned himself into authorities.