Statewide News

Third case of cyclospora confirmed in Louisiana

A third case of the parasite cyclospora has been confirmed in Louisiana, this time in Caddo Parish. Like the other two, this case was mild and didn't require hospitalization.

REPORT: Nelson Cruz to accept 50-game suspension for involvement with Biogenesis case

According to Dallas media reports, Texas Rangers outfielder, Nelson Cruz, has decide to accept his 50-game suspension for his involvement in a Biogenesis case.

Reward increased for TX most wanted sex offender

The reward for John Michael Enard, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August.

Texas Education Agency proposing changes to assessment program for 2013-2014 year

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams, on August 2nd, announced he has informed school districts and charters that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will be proposing a number of significant policy changes concerning the state’s asses

Department of Education awards $5.8 million to innovative educators to improve struggling schools

The Louisiana Department of Education announced on Thursday its most aggressive statewide push ever to turnaround low performing schools, providing grants to individuals, school districts, and charter school organizations to lead previously str

One dead after big rig crashes into wall and plummets off an overpass

The driver of an 18-wheeler is dead in Grand Prairie, Texas after his truck ran off an overpass Saturday afternoon.

Original Texas Tech 'Masked Rider' dies at 81

When he rode onto the field at the Gator Bowl in 1954, Joe Kirk Fulton had no idea that Texas Tech’s Masked Rider would eventually be recognized by The Associated Press as one of the top ten coolest college mascots.

TABC completes investigation into Dallas club, former Cowboy Josh Brent

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has completed its investigation into the incident that occurred on December 8, 2012, involving former Dallas Cowboy player Josh Brent.

BREAKING: West, TX declared major disaster area

Governor Rick Perry announced on Friday, the Major Disaster Declaration for West, TX has been approved.

Changes to Louisiana Safe Haven law extends child relinquishing age

As of Thursday, August 1st, a parent can now use the Louisiana Safe Haven law to relinquish a baby up until they are 60 days old. Previously the age limit was 30 days.