Statewide News

In Texas, Rand Paul meets a Cruz and a Bush

 Texas is a vast and diverse state with sprawling urban centers and wide open pastures, but sometimes the political universe here can feel pretty small.

Grand jury choses not to indict man on capital murder for shooting, killing deputy

A grand jury decided not to indict a Central Texas man on capital murder for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy.  

TX ranked top exporting state for 12th straight year

Texas has again been ranked the number one exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position.

Sister: Driver was "running from voices in her head" when she caused triple fatal

HARDIN COUNTY (KBMT) -- A woman police say is responsible for an accident that killed a pregnant woman and her sister has been released from the hospital. A hospital spokesperson confirmed to 12News that Crystal Boyett, 40, of Kirbyville, was rele

Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4

A judge on Wednesday ordered that Ethan Couch -- who drove drunk and caused a crash, killing four people and injuring two -- go to a lock-down residential treatment facility. State District Judge Jean Boyd had already decided the Texas teenager w

Bryan health system reports data breach

A Bryan hospital is reporting a data breach that happened sometime between December 16 and December 18.

Twin Brother of Aaron Lucas, Brian, Arrested Again For Sexual Abuse

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT News 19) -- The twin brother of a former Madison County man has been arrested for the second time in as many weeks. Brian Lucas, 32, is charged with sexual abuse.

Seahawks QB plans to attend Rangers' spring training

According to the the baseball agent of the Seattle Seahawks start quarterback Russell Wilson, he will be on-hand at the Texas Rangers' spring training in Surprise, Arizona.

DPS: 1,400+ DWI arrests during holiday season

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers made more than 1,400 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period from Dec. 13 – Jan. 2. The 21-day DWI enforcement effort included funding from a Texas Department of Transportation grant.

Houston resident reports spotting Chupacabra in his backyard

In one Texas community people say they are concerned about a mysterious animal that's been spotted in the area.