Statewide News

State reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.<

Texas cold case closed after body discovered in drying lake is ID'd

A 35-year-old cold case in Texas came to an end this week when the skeletal remains of a body found in a drought-affected lake were determined to be that of a woman who went missing in 1979. A forensic anthropologist used dental records to determ

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers. Instead, she rolled her

Attorney General Abbott questions BLM’s authority to seize private property along Red River in Texas

AUSTIN—Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today called into question the federal Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) potential seizure of land that rightfully belongs to Texas landowners.

Mammosafe partners with NASCAR driver Kristin Bumbera to "Race Against Breast Cancer"

HOUSTON, TEXAS (April 22, 2014) - Mammosafe is proud to announce its partnership with Next Generation Racing for the upcoming 2014 NASCAR races at Central Texas Speedway.

DPS Reminds Texans to Use Online Driver License Services

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.

"Keeping Waco Clean and Green"

Today is Earth Day!

Iraq War Vet gets donated home

McAllen, TX (KVEO) -- An injured Iraq Veteran has a new home to return to. Eric Horton and his family took the keys to a four-bedroom McAllen home Wednesday.

Texas church sets world record with Jesus drawing

In celebration of Easter, a church in Texas set a world record with a giant drawing of Jesus.

Texas twins fight off carjacker

A painful lesson with a very lucky outcome for a family in San Antonio, Texas. The parents watched as a car thief drove off with not only their car, but their three children inside!