Statewide News

BIG 12 NEWS: Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team

After guiding Baylor football to heights unmatched in program history, three straight bowl games and back-to-back bowl wins in 2011 and 2012, Bears head coach Art Briles continues to push expectations for his 2013 squad.

Home Owners Association bans a Texas neighborhood from having chalk drawings on their sidewalks

Using colorful sidewalk chalk to decorate a driveway is a great summertime activity. However, in one Texas neighborhood these drawings come with the risk of a hefty fine.

Prison or death for Nidal Hasan? It's up to the jury now

 The only question left for the jury considering the case of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is whether he will live or die for targeting Afghanistan-bound soldiers in one of the largest mass killings of military personnel on a post on U.S.

Amid 2016 speculation, Cruz takes grassroots pitch to New Hampshire

Sen. Ted Cruz wrapped up a week in the political spotlight headlining a political fundraiser Friday in New Hampshire, home to the traditional first primary contest in the race for the White House.

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information leading to the Loan Ranger Bandit

Over the past four years, the Loan Ranger Bandit has committed at least a dozen armed robberies of banks and other financial institutions in four different states.

TX Lieutenant Governor caught on tape making effort to get niece out of jail

Texas Lieutenant Governor, David Dewhurst, is catching flack for a call he made to a local police department in an effort to spring a relative from jail.

Vice President Biden to remain in Houston as son is evaluated at hospital

Vice President Joe Biden will spend Wednesday in Houston, according to his office, as his son Beau continues to undergo medical evaluations after feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week.

Texas killer nurse Genene Jones set to walk free

HOUSTON (CNN) -- Back in 1982, Chelsea McClellan -- just 15 months old -- needed immunizations. It was routine stuff, so Chelsea's mother took her to a local clinic in Kerrville, Texas.

Hasan trial: Day 11, 89 witnesses later

After 11 days of testimony from 89 witnesses, the government has rested its case in the case of U.S. vs. Nidal M. Hasan. Judge Tara Osborn began the day reviewing the witness lsit form the defense.

TX woman arrested for voting multiple times in 2012 run-off election

Sonia Leticia Solis, 54, has been charged with voting more than once in connection with the 2012 primary runoff election held in Cameron County on July 31, 2012, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.