WANTED: Police search for 19-year-old identified as shooter at New Orleans parade

Police have named the suspect they believe to be responsible for the shooting on Mother’s Day at a Second Line parade that injured 19 people.

AG Holder recuses himself from subpoena of AP phone records probe

Attorney General Eric Holder recused himself from the decision to subpoena the phone records of Associated Press reporters after he was interviewed by the FBI in an investigation, a Justice Department official said Tuesday.

VIDEO: Willie Nelson raises $125,000 for West, Abbot VFD

Country music star, Willie Nelson, raised $125,000 for West, Texas and the Abbot Volunteer Fire Department. Nelson organized a benefit concert after a deadly explosion at the fertilizer plant last month.

DPS memorializes fallen TX Peace Officers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today honored 10 Texas law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during the last year. The lives of these officers, including DPS Sgt.

Cornyn files amendment to address TX water shortage, engage Mexico on treaty compliance

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization to address Mexico’s failure to take action to uphold its water obligations to the U.S.

New pictures: Ariel Castro's backyard

New photographs offer a glimpse of the life kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro was leading in his Cleveland, Ohio home.

CBP seizes 436 lbs. of marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 436 pounds of marijuana Saturday, officials said. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $348,800.

NSU to host Memorial Day gold tourney

The Northwestern State University Foundation will host the 13th annual Coach Buddy Bonnette Memorial Day Golf Scramble Monday, May 27th, at the Natchitoches Country Club. The 18-hole scramble for four-person teams will start at 9 a.m.

Minnesota legislators vote for same-sex marriage

Minnesota is expected to become the twelfth state to legalize same-sex marriage after the state Senate on Monday voted 37-30 in favor of approving it.

Vermont moves to pass end-of-life choice law

Vermont moved Monday to become the fourth state in the nation with a law permitting doctors to prescribe deadly doses of medication to patients facing terminal illness, and the first to pass such a measure through the state legislature.