Statewide News

TX bill seeks to protect those who film peace officers

People who film on-duty police officers with their cell phones could get extra protections through a bill filed by the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security.

Pit bull to be euthanized after vicious attack on ETX child

A pit bull is scheduled to be put to sleep after attacking a nine-year-old child in Henderson last week. On Tuesday, March 12, Rusk County deputies were sent to a local hospital on reports of a dog bite.

TX couple not charged in death of adopted Russian child

A Texas couple will not face charges in the January death of their adopted Russian son, Max Shatto.

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.

Over 100 ‘shake-and-bake’ meth labs recovered Baton Rouge home

Roughly 100 bottles used to make methamphetamine were discovered this afternoon in a Baton Rouge home.

Wife arrested for shooting husband four times during domestic dispute

A woman was arrested for attempted murder for allegedly shooting her husband numerous times.

Tips to avoid new scams targeting seniors

(StatePoint) While we are all taught to use good manners when answering the telephone, not everyone who calls you necessarily has good intentions.

This summer: Stay in shape without a gym membership

(StatePoint) It's not as easy to hide under layers of clothing during the summer. You'll want to look your best in those shorts, t-shirts and bathing suits; as such, staying in shape is key.

Don't overlook these seasonal kitchen tasks

(StatePoint) While regular kitchen chores like doing the dishes and taking out the trash are almost impossible to ignore, it can be easy to forget certain maintenance tasks that keep your ship smoothly sailing.

Get your car ready for summer travel

(StatePoint) Road tripping is a summertime rite of passage. From camping and beach trips to family reunions, most likely you'll be adding some extra miles to your vehicle over the next few months.