Statewide News

Austin firefighters honor fallen 9/11 heroes

9/11 memorials were held across the country over the weekend. The Firefighters Association in Austin held their annual service to honor fellow firefighters who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist attacks.

Caught on tape: North Texas tornado

Remnant of Tropical Storm Hermine rolled through parts of north Texas on Wednesday. People were able to capture video of  the tornadoes along with wreckage afterwards. You can see that in the above video.

Dallas Cowboys aim to bust Super Bowl host jinx

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Super Bowl used to be a simple enough event that NFL owners could decide in the spring where to put next season's championship game.

Escaped Texas sex offender captured in Florida

Billy Twayne Gibson, a registered sex offender who escaped from custody in Dallas last Saturday, was arrested this morning in Miami Springs, Florida, after police there received a tip about his whereabouts.

Water, car safety urged for summer

Summer weather is upon us and the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is urging all Texans to be on guard against one of the leading causes of death among infants, toddlers, and young children: accidental drowning and hypertherm

President Obama stopping by UT-Austin

President Obama plans to hold an education related event at the University of Texas on Monday. The president will make the stop while taking part in fundraising events in Austin and Dallas.

6 LA teen drowning victims identified

Six teenagers who drowned while swimming in the Red River on Monday have now been identified.

Orange policeman under investigation for murder

Police in Orange, Texas are investigating an incident involving an off-duty police officer who alledgedly killed a man. The incident happened Monday afternoon outside an auto parts store in Orange.

Death of Coppell mayor, daughter ruled murder-suicide

Police say the mayor of Coppell shot her daughter and herself in the head Tuesday night. Officials began to search the home of Mayor Jayne Peters Tuesday after peters failed to show up to a meeting.

Bomb blows up in Houston woman's face

A small bomb sent to a woman and disguised in a box of chocolates in Houston blew up.