Statewide News

John Schneider opens studio to bring Louisiana scenes to more screens

A piece of Hollywood has come to an old campsite in Holden. But it is also a piece of Southeast Asia, a pool party from the 1950's, or anything else you could imagine.

RNC to host 2016 convention in Cleveland

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee announced Cleveland, Ohio will be their recommendation to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.

Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.

Preacher killed with own gun in home invasion

A preacher was killed in Houston after confronting a burglar. Investigators said the murder weapon was the homeowner's gun.

Insurance company drops lawsuit against E. Texas widow

ACE Insurance, the company suing an East Texas woman who recently lost her husband, bowed out of their lawsuit Thursday evening. 

Louisiana State Police ask for help identifying alleged car thieves

Louisiana State Police are asking for help identifying alleged car thieves.

LA Senator Bill Cassidy says teen daughter pregnant, report says

The unmarried 17-year-old daughter of conservative Republican congressman and Louisiana Senate candidate Bill Cassidy is pregnant, according to a published report on Thursday.

Texas teens catch 6 foot alligator

It almost sounded like the start of a bad joke. "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" But this 911 call out of Cleburne proved to be one wild night for three fearless teens.

Husband killed on the job, widow sued by late husbands insurance company

The wedding band that hangs around her neck, photographs, and memories are all Crystal Davis has to remember her late husband Wayne.