Statewide News

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.

Homeless man arrested on drug charges while playing video poker

Houma police have arrested a homeless man on multiple charges after he punched an officer while attempting to evade a drug-related arrest.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs law raising requirements for abortion clinics

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed a law Tuesday that drastically raises the safety requirements for abortion clinics to operate -- a measure that he says "has been endorsed by pro-life groups across America."

Suspect in Texas college stabbings had dreams of success, bloodshed, some say

Dylan Quick overcame a childhood disability and had big plans for the future. But on Tuesday, the 20-year-old student went on a stabbing spree on his Texas college campus, authorities said.

Brittney Griner keeps adding to her collection

Waco, TX (KETK) — The Baylor Lady Bears basketball season may have come to a very unexpected end, but that doesn't stop Brittney Griner from racking up accolades.

TX man arrested for possession of child porn

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

15 injured in stabbing attack at Texas college, official says

At least 15 people were injured in a stabbing incident Tuesday morning at Lone Star College's CyFair campus in the Houston area, according to Robert Rasa, spokesman for the CyFair Volunteer Fire Department.

Texas college locked down after report of stabbing

At least one person was stabbed Tuesday at a Houston-area college, police say -- an incident that has prompted the school to urge students to take shelter.