Statewide News

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.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive captured in Dallas

Rickey Lynn Johnson, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested in Dallas by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). A $7,500 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

West Nile virus: Fact vs. fiction

As the number of West Nile virus cases grows, so does the concern among Texans and Louisianans about what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to West Nile. Are you immune after contracting West Nile virus?

Texas grandparents charged in fatal pit bull attack of child

The grandparents and father of a 15-month-old girl who was mauled by the family’s pit bull back in May of this year have been arrested and charged in the fatal dog attack.

10th death in Louisiana linked to West Nile Virus, 175 infections for 2012

Another person in Louisiana has died from the West Nile virus making the total for the state 10 for the year.

Cases of confirmed West Nile surpasses 1,000 in Texas

The West Nile virus continues to spread across Texas, and in the last week, the number of cases has surpassed the 1000 mark.