Statewide News

Shoplifter tells officers ‘there ain’t no Santa Claus’ as reason for theft

A Houma woman was caught shoplifting 70 cosmetic items. When asked why she did it, she said she was planned to give the items as gifts to relatives in Florida because “there ain’t no Santa Claus.”

Texas AG: Congress passed our problems along to future generations

The so-called "Fiscal Cliff" offered Congress a chance to make real changes and address our country’s looming debt crisis.

Louisiana official's message resonates with state

The Louisiana State Department's top ranking state police official released a message via Facebook that is resonating with people  across the state.

Aggie student raising money for K-9 Kevlar

A local student is raising money to help protect the animals that help protect the public.

Planned Parenthood loses bid to delay Texas funding law

A Texas judge denied a Planned Parenthood request for a temporary restraining order Monday that would have extended the organization's ability to participate in the state's revamped Women's Health Program.

Two arrested for murder of Baton Rouge woman

A man and woman have been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a woman during an attempted robbery.

Bush still in hospital, but singing with doctors

George H.W. Bush is singing with doctors and nurses in the Houston hospital where he's been a patient for more than a month, according to the most recent update from the former president's spokesman.

Tiger football team visits Children's Hospital

LSU Head Coach Les Miles and his Tigers showed their softer side today in Atlanta. The team visited the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital just four days before their bowl matchup with Clemson.

Eunice teacher arrested, allegedly in relationship with student and principal

A former Eunice High School teacher is facing criminal charges Thursday. Eunice Police say Jacqueline Fruge had sexual contact with a student at the school.

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.