Statewide News

Texas rebuffs federal effort to give benefits to same-sex partners of troops

"I shall never surrender or retreat." So stated William Barret Travis in an 1836 letter he wrote as Mexican soldiers bore down on his overmatched troops at the Alamo.

TX dad will not be charged for beating man to death who raped his 5 year old daughter

A Texas father who discovered a man raping his five-year-old daughter and beat him to death with his bare hands will not be charged with homicide under state law.

FBI looking for man involved in armored car heist

The FBI is asking for you help in solving a recent armored car heist. The heist happened in broad daylight outside a busy shopping center on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.

$20,000 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The reward for Larry Valdez, 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to up to $20,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.

New Texas Laws Now in Effect

Dallas (KDAF) -- Some Texas laws are changing.

A 94-year-old angler has another great fish story to tell

Moses Lopez spent his early days hunting with a slingshot. He mostly bagged rabbits and squirrels and was handy with a rod and reel as well.

Super Bowl roadblocks: These teams are poised to keep Texans from winning it all

Texans owner Bob McNair and defensive end J.J. Watt straight out said it. Wide receiver Andre Johnson and offensive tackle Duane Brown dropped hints.

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.