Statewide News

Baylor students cause stir over FB pictures

Online postings from a Baylor student’s Facebook page is causing quite a stir on campus and even prompting school officials to take action on those involved.

ETX college athlete makes SportsCenter's #1 top play

An East Texas basketball player made his way to the top of "SportsCenter's Top 10" plays Thursday night.

Louisiana musicians rack up nominations for 2013 Grammy Awards

From the streets of New Orleans to Acadiana Cajun roots, Louisiana is represented well in the nomination list for the 2013 list of Grammy Awards.

ETX deputy, wife allegedly fail to report sexual assaults of 3 children

A Smith County deputy and his wife were booked into jail in late November for allegedly failing to report sexual assaults involving three different children.

Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Austin

Lloyd Lester Gibson III, 67, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Austin on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, which includes the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Louisiana Department of Health: 'Fight the Flu'

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today kicked off its annual "Fight the Flu" campaign, reminding Louisiana residents that it's important for them to protect themsel

Abbeyville Police cautious regarding arrests for homicide of 3-month-old

An investigation continues surrounding a 3-month-old child from Abbeyville who died last week. Although the case has been ruled a homicide, investigators say they are being cautious in regards to making arrests.

Armed robbery suspect leaves behind cuffs after escape from custody

An armed robbery suspect who was handcuffed managed to disappear from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office after he was brought in for questioning.

Judge removed from Major Hasan court martial due to 'doubts'

In an opinion dated Dec. 3, the highest military appellate court ordered the removal of Col. Gregory Gross, trial judge in the Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial, here for the appearance of bias.