Statewide News

Mad cow disease-related death confirmed in Texas, no public threat

Mad cow disease has caused a fourth death in the United States, health officials say.

Texas newlyweds killed after colliding in head-on crash

A man and his wife were killed in a tragic accident near Witchita Falls when the couple collided head-on in separate vehicles.

South Texas love triangle between sheriff's office coworkers turns deadly

One man dead and another suffering from a self inflicted gun shot wound after an eight hour hostage stand off in Brownsville.

Texas city population sign: 'Too damn many'

The population of Midland, Texas is growing and someone is clearly not happy about it.

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches first new conservation license plate in a decade

AUSTIN, TX (TPWD) — For the first time in a decade, motorists can help support Texas State Parks by purchasing a new conservation license plate design that pays homage to generations of campers who have stayed overnight in Texas State Parks. “The

Migratory birds stops wind farm production in the gulf

South Padre Island (Zach Armstrong) -- A wind farm project that was supposed to be located in the gulf has been dropped. The proposed wind farm was to be placed in the water approximately 10 miles, north and east of South Padre Island. This w

Texas HS students show improvement in STAAR end-of-course results

High school students posted strong passing rates for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams in Biology, Algebra I and U.S.

NRA slams 'foolish' Open Carry Texas behavior, backtracks on statement

The NRA has a stern message to gun lovers: check your weapons at the door.

2 A&M-Commerce athletes killed, 2 injured in late night car crash

Four members of the A&M-Commerce women's basketball team were involved in a two-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon on Loop 286 in Paris.