Statewide News

Auburn fan accused of stealing truck, kidnapping woman, hitting 9 parked cars in Baton Rouge

One Auburn fan who visited Baton Rouge never got the chance to see the big match-up. That’s because he was behind bars after he allegedly stole a truck, kidnapped a woman, and hit several parked cars.

Family of 5 found dead inside Texas home

A family of five was found dead inside a house near Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said. That's just south of Dallas. Navarro County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.

DHH confirms five new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed five new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 39.

LDWF to host National Hunting and Fishing Day events across the state on September 28th

NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September.

10th Mountain Division Soldier dies in Afghanistan

A 10th Mountain Division Soldier, stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana with the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team died in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Thursday September 19, in a non-combat related incident.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Houston Police Chief hits pedestrian with city vehicle

Houston's Police Chief is taking disciplinary action against himself after he hit a pedestrian with his city vehicle.

Two inmates taken back into custody following escape from Angola Prison

Two escaped inmates are back in custody following a multi-agency response.

Cruz calls for backup plans in government funding crisis

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Sunday that Republicans may filibuster when the Senate considers a bill passed by the House last week that funds the government but defunds Obamacare.

Houston Macy's building is demolished to a pile of rubble

A Macy's building that once was a Houston landmark is now just a pile of rubble. The 10 story, 791,000 square foot building was demolished Sunday morning to make way for the development of a new retail site.

Department of Defense announces soldier's death

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.