Statewide News

Brain-dead Texas woman taken off ventilator

 A wrenching court fight -- about who is alive, who is dead and how the presence of a fetus changes the equation -- came to an end Sunday when a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman was taken off a ventilator.

Road closure updates for the state of Louisiana

As freezing temperatures are expected to remain across several areas of the state until early afternon, Troopers will continue to monitor interestate systems and area roadways for unsafe driving conditions.

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 50-year-old man from a sinking sailboat just 20 miles offshore of Baffin Bay on Friday.

AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: Missing 3-year-old LA girl found

Am Amber Alert that was issued for a three-year-old girl in Lafayette Parish has been canceled after officials say she has been found safe. 

LA troopers urge driving safety during forecasted winter weather

Weather forecasts currently indicate a strong possibility of rain and/or sleet along with cold weather in parts of Louisiana tonight and tomorrow. The wet precipitation on the roadways has the potential of freezing, causing ice to form.

LA fugitive gets 3 years in ETX jail after eating marijuana during traffic stop

A Louisiana man was sentenced to three years in prison for tampering with physical evidence after he proceeded to eat marijuana during a traffic stop by a Rusk County jury.

$7,500 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Leo Click Jr., 43, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Texas declares liquefied petroleum gas emergency

In response to harsh winter conditions gripping most of the country and an accompanying shortage of essential resources, Texas is joining other states in declaring a liquefied petroleum gas emergency.

Jury finds former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter

A jury has found former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter.

Waco PD seeking missing 58-year-old man

The Waco Police Department is seeking a missing of 58-year-old manwho was last seen Monday morning. Antonio Hernandez was last seen at a church service at 1100 Washington at 10:45 a.m.