Statewide News

National Firearms Safety event to educate children in firearms safety

The citizens of the United States want their children to be properly educated in firearms safety.

ETX woman indicted, charged with mailing laced letters to President Obama, NYC mayort

A Texas woman has been indicted and charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a U.S. attorney's office in Texas said Friday.

Grand jury says no charges in Texas train wreck that killed 4 veterans

Texas grand jury declined to issue charges in a November 2012 deadly collision between a freight train and a parade float that killed four veterans and injured more than a dozen people, Assistant District Attorney Eric Kalenak of Midland County said

TX woman arrested for attempted murder of mother, told police mom was 'evil and possessed by the devil

A woman is accused of trying to kill her mother Tuesday night because she believed her mother was "evil and possessed by the devil", according to a El Paso Police Dept. news release.

DPS Boosts DWI Patrols for July 4th Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday.

Gov. Perry: TX will continue to build on our 'Legacy of Life'

Gov. Rick Perry today rallied pro-life advocates from around the country at the National Right to Life Convention. The governor has called a second special session to protect women and the unborn in Texas.

GOV. PERRY: Special Session to begin July 1

Gov. Rick Perry today announced a Special Session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.

Wendy Davis: From teen mom to Harvard Law to famous filibuster

The Texas state senator whose filibuster of an abortion bill became a national phenomenon has a long history of persisting against tough odds. Wendy Davis -- the 50-year-old Democrat who stood and spoke for 13 hours Tuesday at the Texas Capitol --

Texas law now requires voters to show ID

A change in the voting laws in Texas now requires voters to present photo identification when voting.