Statewide News

Fresh act: 87-year-old felon Edwin Edwards wants back in Congress

 It's Sunday morning at the New Life Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but the man preaching to the choir is no minister.

Woman steals 6,000 hydrocodone pills from Louisiana pharmacy

A woman is now in jail for stealing over 6,000 prescription pills from a CVS pharmacy in Gonzales.

Video: Texas officers catch wrong-way driver with two children in car

A police officer in Texas put himself in danger to protect the public from a wrong-way driver on an interstate highway. The intense situation was all caught on the officer's patrol car dashboard camera.

HIV-infected teacher accused of sexually assaulting Texas teenager

A 43-year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online. Authorities stated he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

Arkansas State University's plan to remove a cross from its football helmet is being met with criticism by the family of one student the cross was meant to honor.

First hand look at a group of armed Americans patrolling the border

A controversial group of citizens have been patrolling the border for the last 3 months. Their mission is to deter illegal immigrants from crossing the border. They call themselves 'The Patriots'.

'Sons of Guns' star charged with another count of forcible rape

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives added a charge of Forcible Rape today on William Hayden, 49, of 11770 Greenwell Springs for the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female that occurred approximately 22 years ago within East Baton Rouge Pa

TPSO busts $1M ‘cartel like’ marijuana grow after traffic stop

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are working on a joint investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration after detectives discovered what they call a “cartel like” marijuana grow operation.

DA: Texas mother stripped, partied while children starved

A mother found guilty of starving her two young children will now spend 20 years behind bars. On Thursday, jurors sentenced Kayela McClintick, 24, who was found guilty on two counts of injury to a child by omission on Wednesday.

Texas woman believed son possessed by devil, tried to 'cleanse' him

A San Antonio woman and her boyfriend were indicted on sexual assault and injury to a child charges after police found the woman's 6-year-old son unresponsive in her bathroom.