Statewide News

National Beard & Moustache championship is a Big Easy hit

The hairless and clean-shaven stood in bewhiskered awe as the fourth annual Just For Men® National Beard and Moustache Championship took center stage this Saturday at the New Orleans House of Blues.

DNA match leads to search for suspect in Dallas sexual assaults

Dallas police Saturday said DNA evidence has provided a breakthrough in an investigation of nine sexual assaults in South Dallas this summer.

The high cost of being a football fan

Football season is here, and many stadium goers are breaking out the face paint. But between paying for tickets, parking and grabbing a couple of cold ones, the cost of actually going to a game has gotten much too pricey for many fans.

Dallas Zoo brings in pet puppy to calm down cheetahs

The Dallas Zoo has two new cheetah cubs. And the big cats have their own puppy to help them shape up. The cubs, Winspear and Kamau, are part of the zoo's program to create awareness about endangered African animals.

Court allows redistricting maps to be used for 2014 elections

In a 26-page opinion issued today, a San Antonio federal court ruled there was no basis to block the use of the 2013 redistricting maps in upcoming elections, and that the redistricting maps passed by the Texas Legislature in the special sessio

Louisiana state officals confirm first West Nile virus death in 2013

Louisiana officials with the Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed Friday the state's first death of 2013 caused by West Nile virus. It happened in Rapides Parish.

VIDEO: TX boy with rare disease gets bike stolen at rehab, friends band together to get him new one

An 11-year-old Texas boy, living with a life-altering disease, was dealt another set-back. His bike was stolen while he was doing the one thing that helps him cope with his illness, boxing.

Cowboys lose another DL due to shoulder injury

The Dallas Cowboys injuries keep on coming. According to ESPN Central Texas, defensive lineman, Ben Bass is expected to miss two to four weeks after suffering a dislocated shoulder in practice.

Arkansas legislators to address rising cost of teacher health insurance

The Arkansas Senate Committee on Education will meet in joint session with the Senate Insurance and Commerce Committee, beginning on September 9, to explore ways to hold down spiraling costs of teacher health insurance.

OU OL, K-State DB named 2013 Senior CLASS Award candidates

Kansas State defensive back Ty Zimmerman and Oklahoma offensive lineman Gabe Ikard were named candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate football.