Statewide News

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

MISSING: Grandmother never arrives for doctor’s appointment

A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing Mckinney children

UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety that included three children missing from McKinney has been canceled.

Intoxicated woman arrested after slapping an officer; defecates, throws feces in cell

An intoxicated woman was arrested after she allegedly verbally harassed and physically struck officers while they attempted to get her a safe ride home.

Drunk driver who killed 7 sentenced to 70 years in prison

Brett Gerald, the man who pled guilty to killing 7 people in a drunk driving wreck has been sentenced.

LA receives funding for housing, services for low-income people with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

Homeless TX vet ticketed for digging through trash

A homeless veteran in Texas was ticketed by police for searching through a garbage can for food. The case has sparked outrage from activists who say it's a waste of resources.

TX students lobby for official state pie

Most states have an official food, an official tree and even an official bird. But some Texas first-graders felt something was missing from that list-- an official state pie! So they went to state leaders to make it happen.

Texas woman using Facebook to search for her biological parents

A Texas woman, who was born in Tyler and adopted by a Dallas couple, is using Facebook to find her birth parents. So far, more than 4,000 people have shared Jessica Miller's Facebook post for help.

Gov. Jindal vows to help Bayou Corne residents receive buyouts

Governor Bobby Jindal met today with Assumption Parish officials and area legislators to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the sinkhole that formed in the Bayou Corne community as a result of problems with a salt dome cavern mined b