Statewide News

Perry orders surge of state troopers along Texas-Mexico border

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept.

Texas AG: 23 suspected child predators arrested, 5 identified

The Office of the Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force collaborated with Texas law enforcement agencies that have affiliated with the OAG ICAC program and local and federal law enforcement authorities statewide t

Jindal calls for end of Common Core, LDOE pushes back

Jindal is calling for the termination of Common Core, saying he wants Louisiana standards, not national standards.

FL woman behind bars for fatal crash on Basin Bridge

Some residents and attorneys are wondering why a Florida woman is in jail after a deadly crash on the Atchafalaya Basin. 24-year-old Lois Rudd is out of the hospital and in the Iberville Parish Prison.

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.

New Orleans woman bakes free birthday cakes for strangers

It's the one day a year you get to celebrate you! A New Orleans woman loves birthdays so much, she's started "The Birthday Cake Project" to spread some birthday cheer with FREE cakes.

Texas dog owner claims UPS driver slashed animals

A Texas dog owner claims a delivery driver slashed her animals. For Laura Crowell, her dogs are part of her family. What she said happened to two of them Friday night has left her shaken and angry.

1 dead, 2 injured after being thrown from vehicle in Assumption Parish crash

An eight-year-old child is dead and two other children are injured after a crash in Assumption Parish around 9:00 p.m. Sunday night.

Angler hooks huge fish under Lake Livingston dam

An East Texas angler was in for a surprise when he hooked a huge paddlefish below the Lake Livingston dam.

Texas teacher admits to sexually assaulting 6-year-old

Police in Austin said a teacher admitted to molesting a 6-year-old student girl. The student claimed the incident took place in a classroom at her elementary school.