Statewide News

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.

Police: Vice Principal at LA school sends nude photos to student

The Vice Principal of Southeast Middle School, 42-year-old Edwin Chastang, is in jail for allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old student while drunk.

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.

Fake vet in Texas treats more than 50 animals

According to Houston Police, a man pretending to be a vet treated dozens of family pets before finally being caught.

Congressman introduces bill to improve healthcare access for LA veterans

Congressman Charles Boustany of South Louisiana has introduced the Local Care for Veterans Act (H.R. 5097), which would allow Louisiana veterans to receive medical care from local, non-VA providers.

UL Lafayette bomb threat suspect arrested

Multiple police agencies announced they've arrested Devin Haywood, 30, in connection with a bomb threat that caused the evacuation of UL Lafayette last week. 

New LA residents to wait 6 months for rec hunting, fishing licenses

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star Roger Creager is looking to break the Guinness world record for largest river float in just a few days.

Texas funeral home owners face abuse of corpse charges

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral home in Fort Worth, Texas, are facing charges of abuse of a corpse.