Statewide News

Texas sex offender held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Deputies arrest Crowley teacher for indecent behavior with 3 students

A Crowley High School math teacher is now in jail on charges of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile.

LSU employee asked to stay home after returning from Liberia

The assistant director of The National Center For Biomedical Research at LSU has agreed to stay home for 21 days after returning home from a mission to Liberia.

11 arrested in Baton Rouge during multi-agency human trafficking bust

Law enforcement arrested eleven individuals in a multi-agency task force operation focused on human trafficking on October 9, 2014. The operation was part of ongoing efforts targeting human trafficking and prostitution throughout the state.

AG busts Romanian organized crime ring in Lafayette area, 2 still at large

 Seven people have been arrested today on felony racketeering charges for participating in an online sales scam, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

More than a nurse: Who is Ebola patient Nina Pham?

She tackled one of the toughest jobs any nurse could take on -- treating a highly contagious Ebola patient. And somehow along the way, she contracted the deadly virus herself.

Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has released a statement through Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment:

Tulane doctor developing new test for Ebola that's quick, safer

Tulane's Dr. Robert Garry has spent the last several months frantically working to find a way to help control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

TV station identifies Dallas nurse with Ebola

 As authorities confirmed that the Dallas nurse had contracted Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's top official was quick to point to a breach in protocol.