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Rains beginning to move into SE Texas as lift approaches ahead of strong upper level disturbance. 1-2 inches of rain likely overnight. Some of the storms will be strong with gusty winds, instability is weak though so a big severe weather outbreak is ...
Local congressman under investigation
KFDM News - Republican Congressman Steve Stockman is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee.
Stockman is the U.S. representative for the Texas 36th Congressional District, which covers Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton and Tyler counties.
The Texas representative's campaign is accused of violating federal reporting laws.
Stockman blames the mistake on an accountant who worked as a campaign volunteer.
He says his office is cooperating with the investigation, and he expects the issue to go away soon.
Stockman is currently serving his final term in the house.