Statewide News

Ponchatoula woman dies in early morning mobile home fire

A woman died over the weekend in an early morning fire at her home in Ponchatoula. Investigators say that although her home was equipped with smoke detectors, none had batteries in them.

Texas newborn found abandoned inside handbag

Corsicana authorities are investigating a case in which a baby was left abandoned in a handbag under a homeowner's carport.

Investigation: Fetus cut out of mother accidentally cremated before autopsy

An investigation has been launched after a funeral home employee has accidentally cremated the fetus cut from its mother's stomach.

'Bringing Home the Browns'

An East Texas family's troubles have gone viral via Facebook and now the nation is praying for them. This is the story of the Browns from Gladewater, Texas.

Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson arrested for possession of marijuana

Two former LSU Tigers are in trouble again after they were caught this afternoon with marijuana.

Thibodaux man arrested for aggravated rape of juvenile

A 25-year-old man from Thibodaux was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile who is younger than 13-years-old.

Texas man fends off robber, bites him in getway car

A Texas man took matters into his own hands when an armed burglar tried to break into his home. The homeowner foiled a crime in progress with help from his neighbors.

Attempted murder suspect arrested after car breaks down in rush hour traffic

An attempted murder suspect was arrested after his car broke down, leaving him stranded in the roadway during rush hour traffic.

13-year-old killed walking to school in South Texas

Flashing lights and backed up traffic were the early signs of a terrible accident on Expressway 83. A driver struck Josue Uranga, 13, as he was walking to school, killing him on impact.

WARNING GRAPHIC: Woman in poor condition after husband allegedly cuts out fetus

A 28-year-old woman is now in critical condition after her husband allegedly attacked her, killing the unborn child she was carrying.