Statewide News

UPDATE: Suspect named in LSU bomb threat

Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.

Mother arrested for allegedly punching, choking her son

A mother is accused of physically abusing her son after he let a friend in the home while she was trying to sleep.

ETX man accused of stealing more $30,000 in timber

An East Texas man was arrested Wednesday morning for theft of timber after an investigation in which Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) agents found that he failed to pay for almost $33,000 worth of timber.

South Texas toddler dies after being run over by father

A toddler is dead after his father accidentally ran him over Tuesday morning. It happened in the 400 block of East Nanette Street in Pharr, Texas.

132 inmates escape Mexican prison on U.S. border

8:15 AM UPDATE: Mexican authorities have detained a prison director and two other prison officials after 132 inmates escaped from the facility Monday, officials said.

Officials arrest man responsible for UT-Brownsville bomb threat

A weekend bomb threat at the University of Texas at Brownsville has led to the arrest of a Harlingen student.

Authorities arrest man accused of 2 DWIs, 2 robberies in same day

Tyler police have arrested the man accused of robbing a Tyler Walgreens and Brookshires over the wekeend.

LSU evacuated due to bomb threat

An evacuation order has been issued for LSU’s campus due to a bomb threat. Details are limited at this time and no specific location on campus has been given.

ETX woman's throat slashed; left for dead

An East Texas woman's throat is slashed, and she is left for dead Wednesday morning. Jeremy Ayres, 25, is accused of trying to kill the woman in rural Angelina County.

Texas officials looking for missing radioactive device

The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for piece of equipment containing potentially dangerous radioactive material that was lost Tuesday by an oil and gas crew in a rural part of West Texas.