Statewide News

Louisiana state trooper rescues fawn during Isaac

Troopers patrolling the Troop L area took time to rescue this young fawn stranded by rising water on LA-22 in Madisonville, LA.

Court rips Texas redistricting plan as discriminatory

Federal judges struck down Texas lawmakers' plans for new congressional and state legislative districts Tuesday, finding the maps were designed to discriminate against minorities.

Dewhurst plans to seek re-election

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, looking beyond a failed run for the U. S. Senate, announced Tuesday that he plans to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.

Hurricane Isaac pushes back Texas A&M v La Tech opener to October

Louisiana Tech University officials announced today that its season opener against Texas A&M has been postponed until Oct.

Adult, juvenile arrested for looting in Houma

The Houma Police Department arrested an adult and juvenile for looting.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive caught in San Antonio

Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured in San Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

Isaac upgraded to category 1 hurricane

Isaac reached hurricane status Tuesday as it closed it on the Gulf Coast, threatening to deluge parts of the region with huge amounts of rain.

Isaac forces suspension of physical inspections and trailer stamps

Captain Tom Madden, commander of Louisiana State Police Troop G, has suspended the conducting of physical inspections as well as the issuance of trailer stamps by troop personnel until the State Police response to Tropical Storm Isaac is conclu

Texas prepares as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens Gulf Coast

Gov. Rick Perry has activated the Disaster District Committee (DDC) in Beaumont and placed state and local emergency management assets on alert as Tropical Storm Isaac makes it way towards the Gulf Coast.

Court lifts stay in Major Hasan court martial

An appellate court sitting in Washington D.C. has lifted the stay in the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial.