Statewide News

2 Texas A&M students, 1 other killed in possible drunk driving wreck

It was a grisly scene after a crash that killed three people, including two freshmen from Texas A&M University.

Texas Most Wanted featured fugitive reward increased to $20,000

The reward for Jose Angel Cabral, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive has increased to $20,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of March.

TX man sentenced 50 years for keeping woman as his sex slave

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in the state penitentiary after prosecutors say he locked a 44-year-old woman in a small garage apartment where he repeatedly assaulted her and forced her to have sex.

FEMA awards $3.7M to Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will receive a $3.7 million federal grant to reimburse some of the costs associated with the delivery of fuel and fuel tanks meant to maintain vital citizen services during and after Hurrican

State committee discusses how to keep Louisiana schools safe

At a committee meeting held at the State Capitol today, officials discussed school security around the state.

Custom officers in TX seize nearly $1.4 million dollars in cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at approximately $1,372,800 hidden within a Ford Explorer.

Former guards accused of smuggling cell phones into Texas prison

How were inmates inside a Texas prison allegedly able to make cell phone calls, plot crimes and acquire drugs?

Gov. Perry releases statement on death of Van Cliburn

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the death of the world renowned American pianist, Van Cliburn:

TX school discusses ban on cheerleaders' religious banners

Cheerleaders in one Texas town say they are fighting for their faith. They were writing scripture on signs for the football players until someone filed a suit.

Two Tulane students busted with 107 grams of ecstasy

Louisiana State Police say a package full of drugs led law enforcement officers to a Tulane University fraternity house.