Statewide News

Governor Perry awards TX Legislative Medal of Honor to late WWII Soldier

Governor Rick Perry today awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Audie Murphy, (June 20, 1925 – May 28, 1971) the most highly decorated American soldier

West Texas man admits possessing prepubescent child pornography

A west Texas man pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing prepubescent child pornography, and aiding and abetting.

6 foreign nationals sentenced in TX for roles in a human smuggling organization

The leader of a human smuggling organization and five others were sentenced to federal prison Friday for their roles in a conspiracy to transport or harbor aliens illegally present in the country, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

VIDEO: TX widow puts up billboard to find husband's killer

The family of a Houston man who was killed one year ago this month are hoping a billboard will help crack the case. Police say three men shot John Martinez, October 13th, 2012, outside his home and took his wallet and cellphone.

Man arrested in connection with 5 deaths near Dallas

A man was in custody Tuesday after five people were found dead in several locations of one Dallas-area city, police said.

Farm bill is back on the table, local farmers worried about their future if its not passed

The government shutdown left federal employees jobless for two weeks but soon, the government could leave our Louisiana farmers jobless, for a lot longer.

GOV. PERRY ON ABORTION LAW RULING: 'We will continue fighting'

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement in response to the Planned Parenthood v. Abbott et al. ruling:

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.