Statewide News

Prison worker caught smuggling drugs to inmate, romantic acquaintance in body cavity

LAS CRUCES, NM -- A contracted female employee at the Southern New Mexico Corrections Facility was caught smuggling heroin and cocaine into the prison on Friday.

Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car

During the hot Texas summer, the danger of children dying from being left unattended in vehicles increases, warns Deanna Franklin, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agent, McLennan County. Safe Kids USA has launched a new campaign titled, ACT.

Most Wanted gang member captured in San Angelo

AUSTIN – Rocky Duran Ramirez, 32, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested in San Angelo.

A&M system lands major federal biosecurity contract

A Texas A&M University System-led team has won a major federal contract to develop one of three new national centers — the only one led by a public university system — for developing and manufacturing medicine and vaccines to re

DPS urges drivers to move over, slow down for tow trucks

AUSTIN – This week the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will place special enforcement emphasis on the addition of tow trucks to the Move Over/Slow Down law, which requires motorists to move over or slow down when certain vehicles

Border patrol agents rescue migrant from swift water in American canal

EL PASO — U.S. Border Patrol agents conducted a swift-water rescue operation in the American Canal yesterday in an incident that nearly claimed the life of one migrant.

Texas man arrested for burglary spree in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, LA — On June 12 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a gas station on Gulf Highway in Lake Charles in reference to a burglary alarm that had been triggered.

Texas helps New Mexico with wildfire response

AUSTIN - At the request of New Mexico state emergency management officials, Gov.

Code red! App would warn you about angry messages

(CNN) -- Would it help you manage your stress level to get a warning that the text message you're about to read is your boss or partner chewing you out? The creators of a new mobile app think so.

Man arrested for duct taping young boy, locking him in trunk

LAKE CHARLES, LA — A 19 year old man is locked up tonight after admitting to duct taping the hands, feet and mouth of a 12 year old boy and then locking him in the trunk of a car.