Statewide News

New license plate to benefit timber industry

A new license plate, designed by the Louisiana Forestry Association, is now available at the Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) announced recently.  

2 ETX students killed in crash

Three people were injured and two Kilgore ISD students were killed Sunday night in a car crash. It happened on Highway 259 at around 10:00 p.m.

Texas teen narrowly escapes death after smoking synthetic marijuana

Hospital staff removed Emily Bauer's breathing tube and stopped all medication and nourishment at 1:15 p.m. December 16. Only morphine flowed into her body, as the family waited by her side in her final moments.

LSU Board approves $4.3 million contract for Les Miles

The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved the contract extension of LSU head football coach Les Miles. He will now gain an annual salary of $4.3 million for the next seven years.

Police: No major advances in search for Texas prosecutor's killer

Investigators on Friday were reviewing the cases that a Texas prosecutor was handling for possible clues about what led to his killing.

ETX Fugitive found hiding in vacant house following 13 hour manhunt

A wanted fugitive was caught hiding in a trailer Friday morning after authorities had been searching over half a day for him.

Photographs implicate Ponchatoula man as child rapist, detectives looking for victims

A search of a man’s home in Ponchatoula uncovered sexually explicit photographs of children and videos of infants being forced to engage in sexual activity. Detectives are now working to identify his victims.

Five victims of human trafficking rescued in New Orleans French Quarter

Five people believed to be victims of human trafficking were rescued in New Orleans by law enforcement on Tuesday,

Reward offered for Most Wanted fugitive gang member

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Antwain Alexander, 43, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $7,500 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Kaufman Co: Assistant DA killed at courthouse, search continues for shooter

East Texas authorities are on the look out for two people officials say were involved in a shooting at the Kaufman County courthouse on Thursday morning. The courthouse is on lockdown.