Statewide News

2 children at felon's home when APSO finds $4,500 worth of drugs

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail on multiple drug charges. Two children were at a home in the 3200 block of W. Highway 18 when Deputies arrested convicted felon Gregory Sharat, 33.

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.

'Dead Man Walking' nun: 'Botched' executions unmask a botched system

 Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.

Thief takes million in goods from Texas woman's 3-story closet

A Texas socialite's lavish three-story closet was burglarized Friday night. The thief nabbed three Birkin bags worth $60,000 each and then filled those purses with even more expensive jewels.

Kendall Jones makes first public appearance since media firestorm

A 19-year old Texas Tech cheerleader who garnered national attention, and criticism, over her big game hunting photos from Africa made her first public appearance since the controversy on Saturday.

Number of unaccompanied minors crossing into U.S. tops 60,000

The number of unaccompanied minor immigrants who have crossed into the United States has officially surpassed the 60,000 expected in the Obama administration's initial estimates, according to Department of Homeland Security data.

Video Tour: Texas center opens today, will house immigrants

There are only three places in the United States that house women and children together who've crossed the border illegally from Central America.

7 new laws affect Louisiana drivers starting August 1, 2014

Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state.