Statewide News

Upcoming Senate vote on federal worker backpay

If the Senate passes this bill for federal worker backpay, it will be the second time that Harry Reid and the Democrats have blinked to approve targeted, House-passed funding measures.

Southeast Louisiana battens down for Tropical Storm Karen

People in parts of Southeast Louisiana are battening down in preparation for tropical storm Karen. The storm is off the gulf coast, heading for land.

Sam's Club to open doors to military during government shutdown for no fee

While Military Commissaries are closed due to the government shutdown, Sam's Club is allowing all military members with a valid military ID card to shop without a Sam's Club membership.

CPS Case Worker arrested for alleged child sexual assault

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Children unit arrest a man after he allegedly sexually assaults a teen girl in a West El Paso motel room.

Democratic senator Wendy Davis announces bid for TX Governor

Democratic Senator Wendy Davis, 50, who made a name for herself with a 13-hour long filibuster before the Texas Senate, has announced her bid for the office of Texas Governor.

TX man charged with attempted murder after high speed chase

Bossier Sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man, Wednesday, evening following a multi-parish high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle that lead to attempted murder of a peace officer and other charges.

Federal shutdown does not affect The Alamo

Despite a slapdash and erroneous online news report, the Alamo remains open for business during the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Rangers make changes to coaching staff

Bench coach Jackie Moore and first-base coach Dave Anderson did not have their contracts renewed after the Rangers’ 91-72 season wasn’t good enough to get them into the playoffs for a fourth straight year.

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial: