Statewide News

'Party Down South' star busted for drunk driving in Lafayette

Lafayette Police busted Lyle Boudreaux, a star in the CMT reality show 'Party Down South,' for drunk driving over the weekend.

Dallas officer shot, killed in apparent murder-suicide

Dallas cops know how to handle violent crime scenes – it's their job. But, when one of those scenes involves one of their own, then their job becomes personal.

Texas DPS to cease collecting all 10 fingerprints to obtain DL or ID

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature.

Texas not at risk despite low oil prices: Economist

The effects of a slowdown in the oil and gas industry are beginning to be seen across the Permian Basin, but according to a local economist, the slowdown won't have a dramatic effect on the state.

Parents of Texas teen shot dead by Longview Police retain lawyer

A law firm has announced the family of a teen shot dead by Longview Police officers has retained their services.

State budget proposal will not include cuts to higher education

The new proposed budget for the state does not include cuts to higher education, according to the Louisiana Division of Administration.

Report: Army to award Purple Heart to Fort Hood victims

According to Fox News, the Army has decided to award the Purple Heart to victims of the Fort Hood attack.

Texas-based RadioShack files for bankruptcy

Nearly a century after it opened its first store and sent out its first catalog, RadioShack declared bankruptcy on Thursday.

Report: Cowboys' Joseph Randle arrested in Kansas

According to Kansas TV station KAKE, Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested in his hometown of Wichita early Wednesday.

Member of the 'Texas 7' scheduled for death this week

Donald Newbury, one of the so-called 'Texas Seven' will but put to death by lethal injection in Huntsville on Wednesday after serving thirteen years on death row.