Statewide News

Louisiana man among three drowning victims in Gulf Shores area; beaches closed to public

A Louisiana man is among three individuals who drowned during separate incidents in Alabama. They occurred within a 24-hour period, prompting a beach closure.

BREAKING: UIL passes amendment limiting full-contact football practice

Limiting full-contact practice during the football season is one more step to becoming reality.

$27,500 gun hits targets at 1,000 yards

A new company in Texas is selling a precision rifle with a unique technology that allows even an inexperienced shooter to hit a target 10 football fields away. The price tag is a staggering $27,500.

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

BREAKING: Shooting at TX Army fort in San Antonio

(UPDATE 4:20 p.m.): According to CNN, San Antonio police officers searched surrounding areas near Ft.

A Louisiana man pleads guilty to wildlife violations in East Texas

Louisiana Man Guilty of Negligent Transportation of Wildlife in East Texas A Shreveport, LA man has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife violations in East Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today, June 10, 2013.

Mexico: As dangerous -- and safe -- as ever

Violence in Mexico is back in the news and so is the perennial question: Is Mexico safe?

Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St. John in New Orleans.

Bowie Co. Sheriff's Office seeks help in locating missing DeKalb man

UPDATE 06-09-13: Search teams spent Saturday, June 8, 2013, scouring the area off of County Road 4313 where Josphe Gaspard's vehicle was found yesterday.

Police: Missing Louisiana teacher's car found with body inside

A car with a body inside believed to be that of missing teacher Terrilyn Monette was found Saturday in a bayou in New Orleans, authorities said.