The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 15-year-old drowned while swimming in the Trinity River.
A man accused of stealing redeemed bingo tickets an Indian reservation casino was taken into custody after leading police on a chase that ended in a standoff on the Eastex Freeway.
With severe weather hitting the Houston-area, here is an up-to-date list of school closures, delays and cancellations.
Detectives know Kyle Rugg went fishing on Lake Livingston the day he vanished. They know it was five years before his remains were found and they know he was murdered but they still don't know who did it or why.
The sheriff’s office says remains found in Polk County in 2020 have been identified through DNA as those of Kyle Thomas Rugg, who was 20 years old when he went missing in March 2015.
Facing an eviction is tough for anyone, but just imagine how hard it would be when you've got several animals you've got to find a home for too.
A Polk County helicopter crash has left one person dead and three people hospitalized, Texas DPS says
Latest list of school districts announcing campus closures due to COVID-19.
Onalaska ISD campuses will be closed until September 7 "due to the rising number of students and staff members who are currently ill with COVID-19, demonstrating symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19, or who have experienced possible exposure.”
A Polk County dad is speaking out after his 14-year-old daughter was raped and the judge handed down a sentence that will allow the rapist to walk free about 100 days from now.
A Polk County dad is speaking out after his 14-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted and the judge handed down a sentence that will allow the rapist to walk free about 100 days from now. FOX 26 reporter Ivory Hecker has the story.
A severe thunderstorm watch is posted for Grimes, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Walker and Washington counties until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Cellphone video shared publicly on Facebook showed the devastating storm on April 22, 2020. The tornado killed three people, injured dozens more, and damaged an estimated 600 homes in Polk County.
Sheriff Bryon Lyons wants Polk County residents to be aware of drugs such as crystal meth and heroin being sold that are suspected of being laced with an unknown chemical or possibly fentanyl.
The Polk County Animal Shelter is a 501C non-profit organization that gets no funding from the city county or state. It’s public donations that allow the shelter to save lives.
A car was found at the front gate of the FBI building in Houston after a chase that began near Livingston overnight.
According to the National Weather Service, the April twister was the deadliest tornado in the Houston area in more than 30 years. Three people were killed and more than 30 were injured.
ONLY ON FOX: Onalaska community continuing to rebuild and recover after an EF-3 tornado ripped through the town back in April.
The Republican and Democratic primary runoff elections are July 14 in Texas. This guide has the list of polling locations and sample ballots for Houston-area counties.
The patients have been linked to a mix of both international travel and community spread.