Statewide News

4.1 earthquake reported in ETX

According to the United States Geographical Survey, a 4.1 has shaken parts of East Texas.

More than 650 new Texas laws went into effect September 1st

During the last Texas legislative session, more than 1,573 bills were signed into law by Governor Rick Perry.

First responders remembered at West-Fest parade

The 2013 West-Fest celebration is underway in West, Texas. Hundreds of people from all across the state attended Saturday's parade. And this year it was especially memorable.

96-year-old Texas man is mauled to death by several dogs

A 96-year-old man has died after being mauled to death by several dogs in his neighborhood. According to investigators, family members found the man's body. Authorities say as many as five dogs attacked him.

Campbell's Soup recalls SpaghettiOs with meatballs recalled in TX

Campbell’s Soup Supply Company LLC, a Paris, TX establishment, is recalling 1,920 cans of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Skype allows Southeast Texas soldier to share child's birth from 6,000 miles away

Beaumont, TX (KBMT) -- A Southeast Texas soldier Wednesday was able to share in the birth of his child thanks to Skype. Staff Sgt.

Minors can no longer use tanning salons

When she was 16, Cheri Huber considered her skin splotchy and pasty. She began to go to a tanning salon about three times a week.

TX game wardens prepare for Labor Day weekend

All available Texas game wardens will be patrolling the state’s public waters over the Labor Day weekend to make sure everyone who goes boating or fishing gets home safely.

Oil rig explodes in south TX

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a oil rig explosion near Victoria, Texas.

New traffic, criminal laws take effect September 1

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today highlighted notable traffic and criminal laws that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2013.