Statewide News

Authortities catch Most Wanted Fugitive, gang member in Dallas

Jimmie Jerome Hiners, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Bloods gang member, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in Dallas. Hiners has a violent criminal history and was wanted for aggravated assault and parole violation.

6 LA children recovered in nation-wide operation targeting underage prostituion

During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted

Louisiana sales tax holiday is this weekend

Most retail purchases are exempt from the four percent state sales tax during the 2013 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday Friday, August 2, and Saturday, August 3.

Lindy Boggs, congresswoman and advocate for women, dies

Lindy Boggs was only 24 when she arrived in Washington as the top political adviser to her husband, newly elected to Congress.

Texas mom gives birth at a gas station

When an expecting mother says it's time to go, you better listen. One Texas woman told the father-to-be she couldn't make the wait to the hospital and gave birth somewhere else instead.

West EMS students graduate

A new class of emergency medical technicians have graduated in West, Texas, the site of April's deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

Man arrested for shooting 14-year-old boy who was standing in his yard

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the head, according to officials. The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. on Friday, July 26.

18 arrested in Louisiana prostitution sting

A recent prostitution sting in Baton Rouge has netted 18 arrests. The arrests were performed by the Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge City Police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Halliburton to plead guilty in 2010 Gulf oil spill, U.S. says

Oilfield services giant Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying computer test results that had been sought as evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

CORNYN: 'Texans will not stand for bullying of our state by the Obama Administration'

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voter protections.