Statewide News

TxDOT approves fastest speed limit in US for stretch of toll road

  Texas is set to get a new bragging right: the fastest speed limit in the country.

Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

City of Bryan offering mosquito dunks

BRYAN -- The City of Bryan’s Public Works and Neighborhood Association Partnership Program seek to partner with registered neighborhood and homeowner associations in an effort to enhance the community and quality of life.

Isaac downgraded to tropical storm

Isaac lost its hurricane status Wednesday afternoon, but its relentless waves of rain brought dangerous storm surge and flooding to much of coastal Louisiana.

Isaac weakening, but relentless pounding 'not even half over'

Hurricane Isaac weakened Wednesday morning but clung to hurricane strength as officials warned that the Gulf Coast will have to endure many more hours of pounding rain.

Levee 'overtopped' in Plaquemines Parish, La

UPDATE: Plaquemines Parish officials are coordinating with officials from St.

Shreveport woman steals $13 from little girl, busted after video goes viral

Thanks to a series of phone calls to Crime Stoppers, a thief has been arrested for stealing money from a 10-year-old girl.

Court rips Texas redistricting plan as discriminatory

Federal judges struck down Texas lawmakers' plans for new congressional and state legislative districts Tuesday, finding the maps were designed to discriminate against minorities.

Dewhurst plans to seek re-election

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, looking beyond a failed run for the U. S. Senate, announced Tuesday that he plans to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.

Hurricane Isaac pushes back Texas A&M v La Tech opener to October

Louisiana Tech University officials announced today that its season opener against Texas A&M has been postponed until Oct.