Statewide News

Judge rules against Texas abortion limits

Parts of a new Texas abortion law, considered among the most restrictive in the country, are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday, one day before they were scheduled to take effect.

Gov. Jindal: Fixing Obamacare website is easy part, critical issue is scheduling grandmother's cancer surgery

Governor Bobby Jindal appeared on “Fox News Sunday” October 27th, where he said that fixing the Obamacare website is the “easy part,” but the “real critical issue is when it comes to schedule your grandmother&rsquo

Three-year-old tests positive for gonorrhea; man arrested

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office has arrested a man that allegedly gave a three-year-old girl gonorrhea.

VIDEO: Terminally ill TX teen crowned homecoming king

Friday was a big day for one Texas teen. Kareem Gibbs celebrated his graduation friday with family and friends before taking part in homecoming at his high school.

Jindal still deciding on 2016

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday it's still way too early to announce whether or not he's running for president in 2016.

TX SNAP Food Benefits to be reduced in November

SNAP food benefits in Texas and across the nation will be reduced by an average of 5 percent beginning Nov. 1. This is because the temporary increase in benefits from the federal stimulus passed in 2009 is expiring.

TxDOT tackles impaired driving during football season

In an effort to curb impaired driving on football game days, the Texas Department of Transportation is visiting college and pro football games across the state to remind fans about the importance of planning for a sober ride home.

It's time to fight the flu Louisiana

Starting this week, parish health units around the state began offering flu vaccinations to all Louisiana residents of age to be vaccinated, the Department of Health and Hospitals announced Monday.

Gov. Jindal: U.S. Department of Justice trying to muzzle parents

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief yesterday claiming that parents do not have a “right” to intervene in in the Obama Administration’s lawsuit against Louisiana’s school choice program.

Central Texas police seek missing disabled woman

The Killeen Police Department is investigating the report of a missing person and is asking the community and surrounding areas of the state if anyone has seen an elderly female who has not been heard from by her family since October 11.