Statewide News

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

'Grumpy Cat' visits Texas for music festival

It ain't easy being "meme." The internet sensation known as "Grumpy Cat" made an appearance at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

Erin Brockovich gives Bayou Corne residents direction

Bayou Corne residents gathered at town hall meeting to come up with a new game plan, Saturday. They've been out of the their homes now for more than seven months since a massive sinkhole formed August 3.

TX school district gets SWAT team for added school safety

Edinburg CISD is bulking up their school police force by adding in a SWAT team.

Family dog injured by black bear in Patterson neighborhood

A dog was recently injured in St. Mary Parish after it attempted to chase away a black bear. Officials warn residents that this is a peak time of the year to see an increase of bear activity.

Psychic steals thousands from woman, claimed to be 'cleansing' money at church

Kenner Police arrested April Stevens for felony theft after she allegedly offered psychic services to a woman having problems with her marriage.

TX baby born with heart outside body doing well

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