Statewide News

Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Rapper Cameron Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, was due in an El Paso court today to face charges stemming from a May arrest for marijuana possession at the El Paso International Airport, but now, a warrant was issued for his

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Major Texas city one step closer to cellphone ban in vehicles

Talking, texting or using a cell phone in a car is one step closer to being illegal in Austin. The city's Public Safety Commission approved a recommendation on how to toughen up the no texting ordinance already on the books.

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.

24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

 A 24-year-old Salvadoran national, who had been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations custody since June 27, 2014, died Sunday, August 3 at Laredo Medical Center.

Thief takes million in goods from Texas woman's 3-story closet

A Texas socialite's lavish three-story closet was burglarized Friday night. The thief nabbed three Birkin bags worth $60,000 each and then filled those purses with even more expensive jewels.

Kendall Jones makes first public appearance since media firestorm

A 19-year old Texas Tech cheerleader who garnered national attention, and criticism, over her big game hunting photos from Africa made her first public appearance since the controversy on Saturday.

Number of unaccompanied minors crossing into U.S. tops 60,000

The number of unaccompanied minor immigrants who have crossed into the United States has officially surpassed the 60,000 expected in the Obama administration's initial estimates, according to Department of Homeland Security data.