Statewide News

Two arrested, accused in murder of off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Deputy

Quintylan Richard, 20, and Baylon Taylor, 19, are both in the Vermilion Parish Jail accused of shooting an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Deputy who was cutting grass just south of Abbeville Monday afternoon. 

FBI recovers 168 trafficking victims, arrests 281 pimps in nationwide operation

During the past week, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted Operation Cross Country VIII, a week-long enforcement action to address commer

$3,000 reward offered for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Clemente Davila, 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

White House to spend millions to curb undocumented children crossing border

 The Obama administration has unveiled a plan to spend millions of dollars to stem the tide of undocumented children streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border, announcing a coordinated government-wide response to the situation Friday.

Sen. Cruz files legislation to prohibit Guantanamo transfers until administration justifies release of ‘Taliban 5’

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, with original co-sponsors Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-New Hampshire, and Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, has filed legislation to temporarily halt further transfers or releases for detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

AMBER ALERT: 13-year-old girl missing out of DeWitt Co. found safe

The Texas Department of Public Safety tells KMSS a 13-year-old who went missing early Friday morning has been found safe.

Texan claims apartment manager called US flag threat to Muslim community

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony. He said his apartment manager told him the flag was a threat to the Muslim community and he has to take it down.

FBI arrests 2 Texans suspected of supporting terrorists

Two Texas men are in custody Thursday morning, charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

Missing FL teen in critical condition after police chase, stabbing in Iberville Parish

Missing Florida teen, Ashley Lyon, was found in Iberville Parish Thursday morning, after disappearing earlier in the week.

Perry orders surge of state troopers along Texas-Mexico border

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept.