Statewide News

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to hold summer day camps in June and July

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is sponsoring two summer day camps for children 12 to 16 years old at the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge this summer.

Three Top Tips for Summer Travel

(StatePoint) As families nationwide are packing their gear and heading out by car, plane and boat, recent data suggests that this summer travel season could be substantially busier than in years past.  

Tinnitus 411: What You Need to Know About Ringing Ears

(StatePoint) In a world full of noise -- from everything from city traffic and lawnmowers to hairdryers and earbuds on personal music devices -- hearing problems are a growing issue.

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.

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.

Police name suspect in New Orleans parade shooting

A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said that authorities are looking for 19-year-old Akein Scott.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A Louisiana company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

11-year-old Texas boy dies in school bus accident

An 11-year-old boy was killed this morning in a school bus accident near Dallas. It happened in Springtown in Parker County around 6:30 a.m.