Statewide News

$7,500 reward offered for most wanted fugitive, gang member from Big Spring

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Anthony Lee Evans, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Number of TX students taking AP courses has more than doubled over last decade

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the number of Texas graduates taking at least one Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exam has more than doubled during the past decade.

Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said she supports medical marijuana use as well easing the state's legal consequences for possessing small amounts of the drug. Davis' comments echo those of current Republican Gov.

SILVER ALERT: Baytown Police looking for missing elderly woman

A Silver Alert issue has been issued for a missing Baytown woman. Baytown Police are looking for Bobbie J. Fortinberry, 81, of Baytown.

Coast Guard rescues 2 when boat starts sinking in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen Monday, after their boat started taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fireman working car crash falls from I-20 over pass, dies

A Dallas firefighter fell to his death off an icy overpass overnight.

AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: Houston PD find missing 14-year-old boy

The Texas Center for the Missing issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Houston Police Department. Authorities were looking for Gabriel Elijah McKEndall, 14, he was abducted by his mother, Tuane McKendall, 40, at 12 p.m.

DPS offering $2,000 reward for ETX most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alonzo Bradley Jr., 40, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $2,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

UT chancellor steps down to head back into medical field

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., the chancellor of The University of Texas System for the past five years announced, Monday, he would be stepping down to head back into the medical field.

Beaumont police cite man dressed as banana carrying AK-47

BEAUMONT (KBMT) -- Beaumont police were called to Eastex Freeway near Highway 105 Saturday morning by people complaining about a man dressed as a banana holding an AK-47. Derek Poe, owner of Golden Triangle Tactical, told 12News Saturday that it w