Statewide News

After affair and resignation, Texas track coach seeks justice

The University of Texas women's track coach who resigned under fire after the disclosure of an affair with a female student a decade ago doesn't understand why she was targeted for punishment and questions whether she's being treate

Porch-sitting could lead to West Nile

012 was a bad year for West Nile virus here in Louisiana with close to 400 cases total. And the contributing factors are almost as numerous as the cases themselves.

Police: Images of children at a BMX park found in man’s bathroom

A 65-year-old man was locked up for allegedly stalking children at a BMX track in Gretna.

Mall employees worry about their safety after fight over the weekend

A large gathering of juveniles at the Mall of Louisiana last night lead to a fight and mall evacuation. The mall is usually a hangout for teens but what happened Saturday was very unusual.

Off-duty firefighter saves woman after crash from burning vehicle

An off-duty firefighter is credited with saving the life of a woman who was trapped in a burning vehicle after a crash.

Featured Texas fugitive reward increased to $17,500

The reward for Jesus Alberto Villegas, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January.

Pistol packing Texas preacher offers free concealed carry classes to teachers

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary has one pastor reaching out to teachers in Southeast Texas.

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.