Statewide News

Mardi Gras 2013: When do the good times start rolling?

Turkey and trees may be hot items for the next two months, but many have another holiday in mind: Mardi Gras.

Third offense DWI driver arrested after crashing into house

A third offense DWI driver landed in jail after he crashed his vehicle into a house. The passenger, who was also allegedly intoxicated, was issued a citation for public urination.

Violent career criminal arrested for rape of woman he met in a bar

A convicted sex offender is back behind bars for allegedly raping a woman for hours, causing her to collapse after she managed to escape.

Suspect caught hiding crack in his rear end

Officers with the Eunice Police Department made a surprise discovery while booking a repeat offender in jail. During the required strip search, they noticed that the suspect attempted to hide a bag of drugs in his posterior.

All 2012 LA Constitutional Amendments passed: What does that mean to me?

Along with casting their vote for president, mayor, and other public offices in Baton Rouge, all Louisiana voters were given nine amendments to the Louisiana State Constitution. All, but one, passed.

Mom afraid hospital budget cuts could kill her daughter

Kathy Edmonston's 30-year old son Zachry has Down syndrome. To help take care of him, she's getting assistance from both the federal and state governments. That has allowed Zach to live relatively independently.

14-year-old bicyclist dies after being hit by intoxicated driver

A 14-year-old boy who was hit by a car while riding his bike died yesterday as a result of his injuries. The driver who hit him was arrested for DWI and could now face additional charges.

Eunice man arrested for knocking his girlfriend's teeth out

A Eunice man who was wanted for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend at her campus apartment is behind bars today.

ICE: Texas attorney caught laundering $600M of Mexican cartel cash

Immigration Customs Enforcement agents arrested an El Paso attorney in connection with a $600 million money laundering case involving a Mexican drug cartel.

Controversial halftime show at Texas HS game stirs debate

A Texas high school is facing intense criticism after a halftime show in which a person dressed like Mitt Romney was punched in the face by someone depicting Big Bird.