Statewide News

AAA TX offers free 'tipsy tow' during 4th of July holiday

AAA Texas urges those who celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends to designate a sober driver and reminds motorists about its free Tipsy Tow program during the holiday.

Perry to announce political future on Monday

Rick Perry is inviting close friends and supporters to an event next Monday in San Antonio where he is expected to announce if he plans to seek an unprecedented fourth full term as Texas governor, CNN has learned.

Louisiana's highways rank 35th in the nation

Louisiana's state highway system is ranked 35th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Trooper presence increase expected for Fourth of July weekend

Louisiana State Police will have an increased number of Troopers on patrol this week and throughout the fourth of July holiday.

Semi truck dangles off of I-10 for hours Monday morning

A semi truck carrying a truckload of ice cream slid off of I-10 and was hanging from an overpass for several hours Monday morning.

$2.7 million of marijuana seized inside cargo of Serrano peppers

U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2.7 million in marijuana at a Rio Grande Valley port of entry over the weekend.

2 A&M football players facing assault charges

A Texas A&M football player has turned himself into police for his part in an alleged assault in April.

Comptroller's Office offers resource for TX business owners

During the month of July, the Comptroller’s office will conduct 16 free taxpayer seminars across the state. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms, and file and pay taxes electronically.

DOTD issues Independence Day travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is advising drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana on Independence Day (Thursday, July 4).