Statewide News

2 TX restaurants make 'Best in the U.S.' list

According to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, the top restaurants in the United States have been chosen.

Governor Perry awards TX Legislative Medal of Honor to late WWII Soldier

Governor Rick Perry today awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Audie Murphy, (June 20, 1925 – May 28, 1971) the most highly decorated American soldier

West Texas man admits possessing prepubescent child pornography

A west Texas man pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing prepubescent child pornography, and aiding and abetting.

6 foreign nationals sentenced in TX for roles in a human smuggling organization

The leader of a human smuggling organization and five others were sentenced to federal prison Friday for their roles in a conspiracy to transport or harbor aliens illegally present in the country, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Texas mom uses Bible to smuggle meth into jail, police say

JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS (KBMT) -- A 69-year-old woman has been indicted after sheriff's deputies say she tried to use a Bible to smuggle drugs into the Jefferson County jail. Carolyn Hebert Frioux, 69, of Fannett, went to visit her daughter in jai

VIDEO: TX widow puts up billboard to find husband's killer

The family of a Houston man who was killed one year ago this month are hoping a billboard will help crack the case. Police say three men shot John Martinez, October 13th, 2012, outside his home and took his wallet and cellphone.

Judge blocks parts of Texas abortion law

A federal judge struck down key parts of a new Texas abortion law, considered among the most restrictive in the country, on Monday, one day before they were scheduled to take effect. The lawsuit -- filed in U.S.

Man arrested in connection with 5 deaths near Dallas

A man was in custody Tuesday after five people were found dead in several locations of one Dallas-area city, police said. Charles Brownlow, 36, was arrested early Tuesday following an hours-long manhunt that began late Monday afternoon, when inves

GOV. PERRY ON ABORTION LAW RULING: 'We will continue fighting'

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement in response to the Planned Parenthood v. Abbott et al. ruling: