Statewide News

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.

Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.

Preacher killed with own gun in home invasion

A preacher was killed in Houston after confronting a burglar. Investigators said the murder weapon was the homeowner's gun.

Insurance company drops lawsuit against Texas widow

ACE Insurance, the company suing an East Texas woman who recently lost her husband, bowed out of their lawsuit Thursday evening. 

Texas teens catch 6 foot alligator

It almost sounded like the start of a bad joke. "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" But this 911 call out of Cleburne proved to be one wild night for three fearless teens.

State launches ad campaign to curb infant sleeping deaths

Hundreds of babies die in their sleep in Texas each year – suddenly, unexpectedly, and often without a clear explanation.

4th of July can be a dangerous day for your pets

Texas summers bring brutally hot conditions that can be harmful to your pet, but on the upcoming holiday weekend more than just the heat can be harmful.

Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

A man is dead after Beaumont police say he swallowed some type of drug following a traffic stop.

Husband killed on the job, widow sued by late husbands insurance company

The wedding band that hangs around her neck, photographs, and memories are all Crystal Davis has to remember her late husband Wayne.

Fireworks display explodes in small TX town, 1 reported dead

A fireworks display in the small town of Comanche, Texas, has exploded and officials are reporting one person has died.