Statewide News

Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

A police chief in a small Texas town was shot and killed in the line of duty. Investigators say Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while making a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.

Sen. Mary Landrieu to reimburse Senate for charter flight

Sen. Mary Landrieu will reimburse the Senate more than $5,700 for a charter flight she paid for with taxpayer money after CNN questioned the expense.

Man faces murder charge for beating 5-year-old son to death

 A  man is now facing murder charges after beating his 5-year-old son to death.

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.

Father of 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police

A Texas dad is accused of impersonating a police officer and his name may sound familiar.

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Report: Grand jury indicts Governor Rick Perry

A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on charges of abuse of power and coercion as part of an ethics inquiry into his veto of funding for the state’s public integrity unit.

Doug-istan: Texas man tries to start country in someone's house

You might recall the popular Family Guy episode when the main character Peter seceded from the United States. Well, it was no joke Monday when Doug Leguin here tried to start his own country in someone else's house!

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.