Statewide News

CBP seizes 436 lbs. of marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 436 pounds of marijuana Saturday, officials said. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $348,800.

Police name suspect in New Orleans parade shooting

A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said that authorities are looking for 19-year-old Akein Scott.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A Louisiana company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

11-year-old Texas boy dies in school bus accident

An 11-year-old boy was killed this morning in a school bus accident near Dallas. It happened in Springtown in Parker County around 6:30 a.m.

DPS urges Texans to prepare early for hurricane season

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents about the upcoming hurricane season and urging individuals to start preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

(StatePoint) For families, summertime is all about active fun -- from vacations to ballgames, and fireworks to poolside picnics. But being on-the-go can mean lots of downtime in transit and waiting for activities to start.

How to Help New High School Grads Transition into Adulthood

(StatePoint) Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.

How Women Help Each Other Succeed

(StatePoint) Forget the old stereotypes that women need to be cutthroat and competitive to succeed. A new networking trend shows that cooperation is a great way to combat the challenges women face in business.

UPDATE: New Orleans shooting called street violence, not terror

  Federal investigators say they have no indication the shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans was an act of terrorism.

Nearly 8,000 Louisiana Students Receive Scholarship Offers

Governor Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Schools John White announced recently that the Louisiana Department of Education has successfully matched nearly 8,000 students with the school of their choice in the Louisiana Scholarship