Statewide News

Texas family suing police, hires Trayvon Martin's attorney

For the first time since a Supreme Court ruling in their favor, the family of minor league baseball player Robbie Tolan talked to reporters on Monday. Tolan was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008.

$25K offered for information leading to arrest of fugitive sex offender

The U.S. Marshals Service has added a South Dakota man to their most wanted list, and they are offering $25,000 for any information leading to his arrest.

Baby snatched found thanks to social media

A two-month old girl kidnapped from her Texas home was found safe, thanks to Facebook. Police arrested and charged a 38-year-old woman with the crime.

Texas police officer defends shooting 93-year-old woman

A police officer who fatally shot a 93-year-old woman at her home in Texas is defending his use of deadly force and lashing out at the City Council that fired him.

At least 100 homes destroyed in Texas panhandle wildfire

A Texas panhandle wildfire that destroyed 100 homes and forced hundreds of residents to evacuate is 75 % contained, authorities said Monday.

Texas police officer fired after killing 93-year-old woman

CNN) — The police officer who fatally shot a 93-year-old woman at her home in Texas has been fired after a city council vote Saturday.

Coast Guard crew rescues 3 from sinking vessel

A Coast Guard boat crew rescued three people Friday, in very blustery conditions, when their vessel began taking on water in Mexican waters.

Amber Alert discontinued: Infant found, alleged kidnapper in custody

UPDATE: The Amber Alert for Addalie Grace Christensen has been discontinued after the child was found safe. The infant was located in Harlington, Texas. The alleged kidnapper is in custody.  

ETX man killed by lightning strike

Nacogdoches County Sheriff Jason Bridges said a local man was killed this morning by an apparent lightning strike. The 60-year-old man was standing in his backyard when it happened.

Man claims infecting more than 30 women with AIDS in Texarkana area

A disturbing video from an alleged Shreveport man is going viral on Facebook. In the clip, a man claims to have given AIDS to more than 30 women in the Texarkana area.