Statewide News

4 killed when car, school bus collide in Louisiana

Four people died when their car collided at noon Saturday with a school bus in Centerville, Louisiana, police said.

Human lung made in lab for first time

- For the first time, scientists have created human lungs in a lab -- an exciting step forward in regenerative medicine, but an advance that likely won't help patients for many years.

Texas widow receives deceased husband's heart from hospital, may not even be human

A widow is battling a hospital to have her late husband's remains returned 10 years after his death, she says what the hospital sent her might not even be human remains. "There's a big hole in my life."

Gov. Perry speaks on CA oil company relocating to TX

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement on Occidental Petroleum Corporation moving its corporate headquarters from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas:

Few tears shed for Ray Nagin in the city he once led

 Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin faces prison with few of his former constituents shedding any tears for the man who led them through the biggest disaster in the city's modern history.

Texas DPS rescues more than 30 missing or exploited children in 2013

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program they have rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.

Texas Governor candidate, Wendy Davis, announces support of medical marijuana

A Democrat running for governor in Texas has voiced her support for medical marijuana. Texas gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis, says she supporst medical marijuana use.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin found guilty of corruption charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty of federal corruption charges Wednesday after a two-week trial, CNN affiliates report.

Multiple 18-wheeler accident shuts down I-20W

Early Wednesday morning on I-20 westbound there was a crash involving six eighteen wheelers on the Mississippi River Bridge. A tanker truck carrying a corrosive/flammable liquid material was struck from behind.

$7,500 reward offered for most wanted fugitive, gang member from Big Spring

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Anthony Lee Evans, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.