Statewide News

Zoo goes ape for baby

The El Paso Zoo's Sumatran orangutans, Ibu and Butch, are expecting their first baby this spring. This will be the first offspring for both 23-year-old Ibu and 29-year-old Butch.
Texans bag 'Boarzilla' in hunt

Texans bag 'Boarzilla' in hunt

They're calling it "Boarzilla," a 790-pound hog bagged in Comanche County. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton wrangled the boar about three miles north of De Leon, Texas, their hometown.
TX police dog killed in the line of duty

TX police dog killed in the line of duty

A Texas police dog is dead after police say a suspect in a car chase shot him.
Longhorns lose quarterback

Longhorns lose quarterback

Texas has lost the player it once thought would be its quarterback of the future. Now the Longhorns have 10 days to seal the deal on a replacement.

Houston UPS driver caught on tape throwing package, urinating on customer's home

A man in Houston caught a UPS delivery driver on video earlier this month throwing a package he ordered over a fence and then urinating on his home.

Creepy peeper: baby monitor hacked

A Houston, Texas nanny says a man hacked into the baby monitor of the child she was caring for and talked about what she was doing inside the house Monday.
Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison

Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison

Floyd Blackburn recently included the following anecdote in a letter from his cell at the Estelle Unit in Huntsville to the Prison Justice League, a prisoner rights group in Austin: 
Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch does epic (and fake) press conference for Skittles

Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch does epic (and fake) press conference for Skittles

The media can’t get Marshawn Lynch to talk. Maybe they should ask him about Skittles.
Judge denies motion to dismiss indictment against Perry

Judge denies motion to dismiss indictment against Perry

A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the indictment against former Texas Governor Rick Perry. 
Rangers Fan Fest feeds off new manager, hopeful turnaround

Rangers Fan Fest feeds off new manager, hopeful turnaround

A year ago, Roger and Wanda Wilson of Pleasant Grove were 13th in line at Globe Life Park for the annual Rangers Fan Fest.
Amber Alert issued for endangered missing 11-year-old

Amber Alert issued for endangered missing 11-year-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 11-year-old boy from Oyster Creek.
SFA Mauls Bearkats For First Place, 79-68

SFA Mauls Bearkats For First Place, 79-68

 The Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team used a hot start and well-balanced attack to take over first place in the Southland Conference with a 79-68 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday evening inside Bernard G.
No. 17/18 Texas Basketball falls to No. 11/14 Kansas, 75-62

No. 17/18 Texas Basketball falls to No. 11/14 Kansas, 75-62

  Isaiah Taylor led all scorers with a season-high 23 points, while Jonathan Holmes added 14, but the No. 17/18 Texas Longhorns fell to the No.
TX woman survives being robbed and kidnapped; robber still on the run

TX woman survives being robbed and kidnapped; robber still on the run

A gunman who allegedly forced a Texas woman into her trunk at a drive-up ATM last week is still on the loose.
Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Hey, Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean the spirit of giving is gone. Six families in Grapevine were surprised with fully furnished dreams.