Statewide News

Business Facilities names Texas 'Best Business Climate'

Business Facilities magazine has again ranked Texas as the country’s Best Business Climate, adding to a long list of national accolades for the economic principles that have helped the Lone Star State lead the nation in job creation.

In rural Texas, living without home internet

Vic Sowell had no internet service at his Palestine home and a laptop he barely knew how to use when it struck the East Texan that his granddaughter knew more about computers than he did.

REPORT: Manziel to start Saturday

Texas A&M officials said Monday that Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, remains the team’s starting quarterback, but will have no further comment about his status during Tuesday’s news conference in College Station.

Report: Manziel meets with NCAA investigators, denies taking money for autographs

According to an ESPN report, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel spent his Sunday fielding questions from NCAA investigators regarding allegations from autograph brokers that he profited from his signature.

BIG 12 NEWS: Texas Tech kicks off 2013 season at SMU

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and first-year head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, will kick off their 2013 season against SMU, Friday.

BIG 12 NEWS: ETX native, OK State OL out for season with torn ACL

Nacogdoches native and current Oklahoma State offensive lineman, Devin Davis, is out for the season after tearing his ACL.

Louisiana observes annual voter registration week

If you are not registered to vote, unsure if you are registered, or need to update your registration information, stop by one of these area locations during Louisiana's annual Voter Registration Week.

TxDOT announces testing of app to help college students find sober rides home

As the fall semester welcomes back college students across the state, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will partner with three universities to test a new Facebook-integrated app designed to help students plan ahead for a sober rid

Police: 8-year-old shoots, kills elderly caregiver after playing video game

An 8-year-old Louisiana boy intentionally shot and killed his elderly caregiver after playing a violent video game, authorities say.

Jindal 'rejects' Obama impeachment calls from fellow Republicans

Republican lawmakers who suggest there are grounds to impeach President Barack Obama are focusing their energy in the wrong direction, Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana said on Sunday.