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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.

VIDEO: Dallas brewery under fire for beer slogan

A Dallas brewery was trying to get the word out about one of its brews, so it came up with what was thought to be a catchy slogan. But, the idea backfired when the ad campaign came under fire online.

VIDEO: South East Texas 5-year-old shoots, kills self while baby sitter slept

Melissa Ringhardt, 19, is in the Orange County jail charged with endangering a child. This, after she told authorities she left a gun accessible to 5 year-old John Allen Read, whom she was baby-sitting Monday, Angel San Juan has more.

BAYLOR STUDY: Supernatural experiences trigger religious donations

People who have had what they believe to be supernatural experiences are more likely to be “religious givers,” with their behavior based on cost-benefit principles that work in other transactions — whether that be through Amaz