Statewide News

Photo ID now required to vote in TX elections

Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.

TX teenager dead after being impaled by bull statue

A Texas teenager was killed over the weekend after a game of hide and seek went terribly wrong.

DPS boosts DWI patrols for July 4th

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday.

Immigration reform passes key Senate test

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Senate signaled its support on Monday for a bipartisan measure strengthening border security in the comprehensive "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill, a sweeping blueprint that promises to overhaul America's immigration po

Filibuster could stall Texas abortion debate as deadline approaches

The clock is ticking, and Republicans in the Texas Senate can't do much to stop it as they face a midnight deadline in their effort to pass new abortion legislation that would be among the most restrictive in the nation. Democrats are promising a

A profile of ex-student who's challenging university's affirmative action policy

The young woman at the center of the Supreme Court challenge to the University of Texas' affirmative action policy was a good high school student, an accomplished musician and a frequent volunteer, according to information released by her legal team.

VIDEO: TX woman arrested for throwing dog feces at neighbors, spitting in face

A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin. Police say the woman attacked two of her neighbors and their dogs, even throwing one of the dog's feces at its owner.

$10,000 reward offered for violent Dallas fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Larry Valdez, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Tx woman arrested for assaulting her neighbors with dog poop

A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin. Police say that the woman had attacked two of her neighbors and their dogs and threw dog feces at the owner.