Statewide News

How to find the right doctor for your cosmetic procedure

(StatePoint) Everyone has heard about a cosmetic procedure that left a patient unsatisfied or worse. But don't let those anecdotes scare you. There are plenty of qualified, talented doctors available for every procedure.

Tips to avoid new scams targeting seniors

(StatePoint) While we are all taught to use good manners when answering the telephone, not everyone who calls you necessarily has good intentions.

Help protect your home from wicked weather

(StatePoint) With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Signs your teen is in trouble and what to do about it

(StatePoint) Being a teenager is never easy, but for some kids, it is excruciating. For parents, being able to tell the difference between normal growing pains and real trouble is crucial.

How to make healthful eating fit your daily routine

(StatePoint) Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. But nutrition advice doesn't always account for people's varied lifestyles, health needs and tastes.

Jindal chides GOP's 'obsession with zeroes' in budget battles

The current Republican Party is distracted by the constant battles in Washington over the bloated federal debt, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told a gathering of conservative activists Friday.

Texas state representative jailed for DWI

A local Texas State Representative is out on bond, busted on suspicion of drunk driving.

Tips to start composting for your garden

(StatePoint) It doesn't matter if you're a gardening novice trying to supplement your dinner table with some home-grown veggies or an entrepreneur that earns a living off the land, composting is a simple way to go green and help save th

Woman jailed after sending lewd messages to 10-year-old boy

An 18-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly sending “lewd and sexual messages” to a 10-year-old boy.

Fort Bliss warns against phone app

Fort Bliss officials are warning all military and federal employees about a free Thrift Savings Plan iPhone app, called "TSP Funds." "The application is not an official offering of the Thrift Saving Plan," said Maj.