Statewide News

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.

Texas school bus overturns, several students hospitalized

Several students were hurt Tuesday morning when their school bus was involved in an accident south of Dallas.

In cold water: Texas grandfather dumps ALS ice bucket on 10-month-old

It's been the splash of social media for weeks, the ALS ice bucket challenge. However, some say a grandfather must have been out of his mind when he poured freezing cold water on his 10-month-old grandbaby.

Texas teens fall from carnival ride after door opens

UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. Monday 9/1 - El Paso Police say the door to the "Sidewinder" ride at the St. Anthony's Bazaar opened while the ride was in motion, flinging the teens from their seats Sunday night.

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

 Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

Baton Rouge TV personality killed, another man in critical condition

 A St. Gabriel, LA, man was found shot to death in his St. Gabriel home Wednesday afternoon.

VIDEO: Mammoth skeleton found in Texas

A farmer and his son uncovered a rare find: an entire mammoth skeleton believed to be tens of thousands of years old.