Statewide News

Woman gets 57 months for impersonating safety official after Gulf oil spill

A Louisiana woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety official following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Storm damage from parts of East Texas and Northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service released a complete list of damage from the May 16th severe thunderstorms that rocked parts of North and East Texas and parts of Northwest Louisiana.

TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

Beware the "crazy ants" of the South

Beware the "crazy ants."

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Update from West, TX fertilizer plant explosion press conference

Officials held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the preliminary findings in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation.

Dewhurst calls for investigation of TX abortion provider

Harris County authorities and the Texas Department of State Health Services are investigating a Houston doctor accused Wednesday by an anti-abortion

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender arrested in Missouri

Juan Jose Villa, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in St. Charles, Mo.