Statewide News

Texas House gives final approval to impressive number of pro-second amendment bills

Gun owners’ patience and persistence was rewarded on Saturday and Sunday, as the Texas House of Representatives led by Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) gave approval to a wide range of pro-gun legislation while the NRA Annual Meeting wa

TxDOT reminds drivers to click it or ticket

Texans wear their belt buckles with a certain Lone Star pride, but it's the buckles in the their vehicles that could save their lives. These buckles are more functionable than fashionable.

CEOs name TX 'Best State for Business' for 9th straight year

More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.

LA Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Audit: Louisiana food stamp program overpaid millions in benefits, possible fraud

An oversight allowed for the overpayment of millions in benefits for recipients of the Louisiana food stamp program, an audit revealed.

TX named 'Most Competitive State"

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012.

Two shot during robbery of house party in Lake Charles; suspects wanted

A house party ended at a hospital in Lake Charles after two people were shot during an armed robbery.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to drop, nat'l average expected to rise

Over the past week gas prices in the Baton Rouge-area have gone down, even though the national average saw an increase.

105-year-old bacon-loving granny in TX gets visit from the 'Wienermobile'

One bacon-loving grandmother in Texas got a special visit from the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. But, she didn't just get to see the unusual vehicle in person, she also got to ride around in it!