Statewide News

Texas father defends mom in daughter's beating death

Marine Chris Moore is feeling a pain like no other after learning about the brutal death of his 19-month-old daughter, Tylea. It's a father's loss, and a father's fear.

7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

More money. More National Guard troops at the border. More children deported. A slew of possible solutions for the immigration crisis at the southern border emerged this week as President Barack Obama visited Texas.

Border city's mayor states taxpayer money won't help immigrants

City leaders in Laredo, Texas, said they will not use taxpayer money to help illegal immigrants released from Border Patrol custody.

Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin sentenced to 10 years

U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan sentenced former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to 10 years on Wednesday.

Louisiana man finds the word "God" inside eggplant

In Louisiana, a cook says he got some Heavenly encouragement in the form of an eggplant.

LA DHH reports 2014's first cases of West Nile Virus

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first human cases of West Nile virus of 2014.

John Schneider opens studio to bring Louisiana scenes to more screens

A piece of Hollywood has come to an old campsite in Holden. But it is also a piece of Southeast Asia, a pool party from the 1950's, or anything else you could imagine.

RNC to host 2016 convention in Cleveland

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee announced Cleveland, Ohio will be their recommendation to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.

Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.