Statewide News

LSU students disappointed crosses airbrushed from photo by school

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.

Government gooses small business lending in Texas

Texas banks that received capital through a government program designed to spur more small business have continued to lend, according to a new report on the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) from the U.S. Treasury Department.

Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.

ETX man assaulted in $1 robbery

One man was injured early Thursday morning after two alleged robbers stole $1 from him in Lufkin.

Fort Hood suspect's beard focus of another hearing

Attorneys argued again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.

Bossier teens charged with 30 counts of vehicle burglary

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office charged two 17-year-old females with more than 30 counts of vehicle burglary to solve 15 cases in the Haughton area, in addition to seven cases solved by the Bossier City Police Department.

ETX Father cuts son in lawn mower blade attack

Tyler police responded to an alleged assault involving a lawn mower blade Wednesday morning. The aggravated assault took place at Borden Milk Products on West Front Street.

7-month-old Texas baby in critical condition following drive-by shooting

A Waco baby is in critical condition, after undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to the head.

VIDEO: Texas firefighters revive dog

Cell phone video shows firefighters in Texas carrying out a dramatic rescue, battling to save the life of a fire victim. But, the victim wasn't human, it was a beloved family pet.

Man arrested in plot to blow up 48 churches in Oklahoma

Authorities in Oklahoma have arrested and charged a 23-year-old man who they say planned to blow up 48 area churches.