Statewide News

Bailey Hidalgo named youngest Miss Louisiana Teen USA

A 14 year old from Denham Springs is the new Miss Louisiana Teen. It's the first time someone in Louisiana so young has the crown. She'll now head to the Bahamas to represent the state in the miss teen USA pageant.

Man missing since 2008 linked to bones discovered in St. Amant

Officials believe the bones discovered by hunters in St. Amant on Sunday belong to a man who was reported missing in 2008.

Ft. Worth-area pastor beaten to death with electric guitar

A pastor of a church near Fort Worth, Texas is dead after a bizarre incident Monday morning.

Ponchatoula woman dies in early morning mobile home fire

A woman died over the weekend in an early morning fire at her home in Ponchatoula. Investigators say that although her home was equipped with smoke detectors, none had batteries in them.

Texas newborn found abandoned inside handbag

Corsicana authorities are investigating a case in which a baby was left abandoned in a handbag under a homeowner's carport.

Investigation: Fetus cut out of mother accidentally cremated before autopsy

An investigation has been launched after a funeral home employee has accidentally cremated the fetus cut from its mother's stomach.

'Bringing Home the Browns'

An East Texas family's troubles have gone viral via Facebook and now the nation is praying for them. This is the story of the Browns from Gladewater, Texas.

Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson arrested for possession of marijuana

Two former LSU Tigers are in trouble again after they were caught this afternoon with marijuana.

Thibodaux man arrested for aggravated rape of juvenile

A 25-year-old man from Thibodaux was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile who is younger than 13-years-old.

Texas man fends off robber, bites him in getway car

A Texas man took matters into his own hands when an armed burglar tried to break into his home. The homeowner foiled a crime in progress with help from his neighbors.