Statewide News

Prison or death for Nidal Hasan? It's up to the jury now

 The only question left for the jury considering the case of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is whether he will live or die for targeting Afghanistan-bound soldiers in one of the largest mass killings of military personnel on a post on U.S.

Amid 2016 speculation, Cruz takes grassroots pitch to New Hampshire

Sen. Ted Cruz wrapped up a week in the political spotlight headlining a political fundraiser Friday in New Hampshire, home to the traditional first primary contest in the race for the White House.

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information leading to the Loan Ranger Bandit

Over the past four years, the Loan Ranger Bandit has committed at least a dozen armed robberies of banks and other financial institutions in four different states.

BREAKING: Hasan court-martial reconvening over questions of unanimous verdict

As of 1:45 p.m., the court-martial of Army Maj.

BREAKING: Hasan found guilty on all counts, will face death penalty

A military jury has reached a verdict in the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged with 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in the November 5, 2009, shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

Texas' Gov. Rick Perry issued statement on Dept. of Justice Lawsuits

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the state of Texas over new laws that require registered voters to present proper government issued identification prior to entering voting booths.

DCFS awarded more than $8 million in child support enforcement incentives

The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services' (DCFS) continued efforts to improve child support collections have been rewarded with more than $8 million as part of a federal Child Support Enforcement Incentive award.

DOTD launches "Way to Geaux" smartphone application for real-time travel information

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today the launch of "Way to Geaux," a new hands-free, eyes-free smartphone application providing Louisiana travelers access to around-the-clock, real-time tra

Number of technology-ready school districts increases sevenfold in one year

The Louisiana Department of Education today released its third semi-annual Louisiana Technology Footprint, indicating that the number of technology-ready Louisiana school systems has increased by a factor of seven since July 2012.

TX Lieutenant Governor caught on tape making effort to get niece out of jail

Texas Lieutenant Governor, David Dewhurst, is catching flack for a call he made to a local police department in an effort to spring a relative from jail.