Crime Rate in Texas Drops for Second Consecutive Year

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that for the second consecutive year the major crime rate in Texas has dropped significantly.

Yahoo's password hack shows that it failed security 101

If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Your username and password are almost impossible to keep safe.

Officials identify 6 Fort Bliss soldiers killed in Afghanistan

FORT BLISS, TX — The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed the death of six Fort Bliss soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday.

UPDATE: Pastor charged with arson in Zachary house fire

ZACHARY, LA — UPDATE: Fire investigators have confirmed Pastor Bridget Barns Steib and her sister Lucielle Brown have been arrested on charges of Arson. Her million-dollar home went up in flames earlier this week.

Penn State leaders disregarded victims, 'empowered' Sandusky, review finds

Penn State's most powerful leaders showed "total and consistent disregard" for victims of child sex abuse and failed to protect children, according to the findings of a long-awaited internal review over how the university handled

UPDATE: Drug deal gone bad leads to double shooting in Shreveport

Three men, two of whom were shot, have been arrested in connection with a shooting in west Shreveport after a drug deal turned sour Thursday.

'Loan Ranger' strikes again!

The man known as the 'Loan Ranger' has robbed yet another bank in Texas.

Trouble getting a job? Your Facebook profile could be to blame

More than 90 percent of employers in the United States are using social media to find and screen workers. That's according to a recent Jobvite survey, which monitors companies' uses of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other sites.

Inmates charged for pen stabbing to face

An inmate was victim of a pen stabbing by two cellmates, at the Doña Ana County Detention Center, investigators said.

5 children nearly drown after getting swept away by rainwater

Five children nearly drowned after being swept away by rainwater run-off  this afternoon in Shreveport's Southern Hills neighborhood..