Statewide News

Governor Jindal sues federal government over Common Core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S.

AG arrests Marrero woman for child sex trafficking

A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Texas woman accused of torturing neighbor for hours

A woman in corpus Christi, Texas, says she was held captive and tortured by a neighbor.

Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

A police chief in a small Texas town was shot and killed in the line of duty. Investigators say Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while making a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.

Sen. Mary Landrieu to reimburse Senate for charter flight

Sen. Mary Landrieu will reimburse the Senate more than $5,700 for a charter flight she paid for with taxpayer money after CNN questioned the expense.

Man faces murder charge for beating 5-year-old son to death

 A  man is now facing murder charges after beating his 5-year-old son to death.

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.

Father of 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police

A Texas dad is accused of impersonating a police officer and his name may sound familiar.

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.