Statewide News

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement:

Kenner family says father mistakenly ran over daughter

 It's a parent's worst nightmare. Neighbor Raul Rosales says, "We have to ask God to give that father strength, because imagine how he is, realizing what has happened with his daughter."

91-year-old raped in Texas retirement home

 Police in Houston are looking for a man they say raped and robbed a 91-year-old woman.

Atheist group demands changes at Texas school

 The organization that went after the Hawks for Christ group for its prayers at China Elementary and filed a complaint against the Kountze cheerleaders for Bible-based banners, is now accusing Hardin- Jefferson schools of more constitution

Coushatta man killed in 1-vehicle crash

On October 9, 2014, at 7:10 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on LA Highway 510, about four miles south of US Highway 84 that claimed the life of a Coushatta man.

Ebola test result comes back negative on Dallas County deputy

 UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

Second possible Ebola patient reported in Dallas-area

 A patient has been admitted to the emergency room "after reporting possible exposure to the Ebola virus," Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas said in a statement Wednesday.

Texas fugitive walks into police station with stolen glock, turns self in

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I placed a 29-year-old Texas man into custody after he walked into the Troop armed with a stolen handgun.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital releases statement regarding death of Ebola patient

According to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan has died. The hospital released the following statement:

TPSO arrests Amite Police officer on charges of kidnapping, rape

An Amite Police officer is now in jail after authorities say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women. Grant P. Carruth, 25, of Husser, LA, was arrested for two incidents that happened in August and September of 2014.