Statewide News

Central Texan Katie Uhlaender is one of the 5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Friday

Minus Evgeni Plushenko, the men go for figure skating glory, Bode Miller and Ted Ligety carry U.S. hopes in the super combined, and Russia and the U.S.

Two Texas teens exiting school bus hit by truck, trapped under trailer

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KBMT) -- Emergency crews freed two teens from underneath a trailer after the pair was struck by a truck as they exited a Hamshire-Fannett school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Texas DPS rescues more than 30 missing or exploited children in 2013

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program they have rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.

$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.