Statewide News

Tuesday wildfire update

Yesterday (Monday, April 25), Texas Forest Service responded to 23 new fires for 12,726 acres. We continue to work on 10 large fires totaling over 530,000 acres.

Two Rockdale teens charged with capital murder

Two Teens have been charged with capital murder in Rockdale.

Emergency education funding delivered to Texas

Texas received $830 million dollars today, eight months after a provision that prohibited the state from accessing emergency funding.

Wildfires expected to worsen Tuesday

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Dry, windy conditions today are expected to create ideal conditions for wildfires in the western portions of Texas, a situation expected to worsen on Tuesday.

Sunday wildfire update

Yesterday, Texas Forest Service responded to 17 new fires for 1,401 acres. Over the last five days due to more favorable weather conditions good progress has

Friday wildfire update

· Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 10 new fires for 522 acres. · The following fires have been contained: o Mossy Rock Ranch Fire (Stephens County, 800 acres)

Gov. Perry urges Texas to pray for rain

Gov. Rick Perry has issued a proclamation asking Texans to pray for rain -- specifically on Friday through Sunday. He has proclaimed April 22-April 24 to be "Days of Prayer for Rain in the State of Texas."

Most wanted sex offender captured in Mexico

A sex offender wanted on 18 counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child is behind bars after his arrest last night at an international bridge in El Paso.

Wednesday wildfire update

Yesterday, Texas Forest Service responded to 10 new fires for 2,184 acres. Since April 6th, Texas Forest Service has responded to fires that have burned more than one million acres.

Door-to-Door meat peddlers plaguing Central Texas neighborhoods

Waco, TX - Central Texas-area consumers should be on the alert for door-to-door meat salespeople, according to multiple complaints recently filed with BBB.