Statewide News

1 arrested after Texas child with cancer shot, killed in front yard

 New charges and new information in the murder of a teenager battling cancer. Ryan's Lara's family feels thankful for something many families never find, a little bit of closure.

ICE in Texas deports Mexican fugitive wanted for murder

A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for a murder in April was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Perry Judge rules prosecutor is not disqualified

The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov.

Protestors to put inflatable pipeline on Sen. Mary Landrieu's front yard

 Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are scheduled to hold a protest in front of Sen. Mary Landrieu's D.C.

4 workers die, 1 hurt in Texas chemical plant leak

Four workers were killed Saturday after a chemical leak at a DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas, on the eastern outskirts of Houston, plant manager Randall Clements said.

Texas teacher fired after Ferguson tweets

 A Texas teacher was fired Friday, one week after sending racially charged tweets about incidents in Ferguson, Missouri.

Former LSU baseball and football standout Alvin Dark, dies at age 92

 Alvin Dark, a member of the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame and an MLB World Series champion as both a player and manager, died Thursday at the age of 92 in his home in Easley, S.C.

Arkansas governor to pardon son on drug charges

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe plans to pardon his son for a felony drug charge from more than a decade ago. "It will probably be in the next few weeks," said Matt DeCample, a spokesman for the governor.

LSU cheerleader stunned by proposal, video goes viral

Saturday was a sad night at Tiger Stadium. But it was the happiest night in the lives of two Tigers fans.