Statewide News

ExxonMobil faces lawsuit after Arkansas oil spill

 Residents in Mayflower, Arkansas, have filed a class-action lawsuit against ExxonMobil after a pipeline rupture that allowed thousands of barrels of heavy crude oil to flow into a residential area.

Mother's Day: A day for reflection

(StatePoint) Most people spend Mother's Day bestowing flowers, gifts and heartfelt sentiments upon their moms. But for some, knowing how to honor their mother is not so easy.

Make sure you dispose of unused prescription drugs properly

(StatePoint) What do you do with your unused prescription pills and over-the-counter medications? Do you throw them away? Flush them down the toilet? Simply leave them in your cabinet for a rainy day?

Hopkins County Jail inmates captured

UPDATE: The Delta County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that both Brian Allen Tucker and John Marlin King had been captured and are back in custody. More details will soon become available. ORIGINAL:

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $3.4 million in marijuana

The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized 7,800 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop of a tanker truck.

Man sentenced to 164 yrs. in prison, fined for 20 counts of child porn

A Malvern, Arkansas man, arrested by agents from the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office last year, was sentenced to 164 years in prison today after being found guilty on  20 felony child-pornography counts, Attorney General Dustin Mc

AMBER ALERT: Dangerous biological parents abduct children, possibly armed

The biological parents of two children are on the run after they abducted their biological children from Florida. State Police say they have ties to the Slidell area and they should be considered armed and dangerous.

2 inmates escape Hopkins Co. Jail, 9 schools on lockdown

According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates, one being held on a capital murder charge, escaped the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning around 9:20 a.m.

AIER releases top college destinations index for 2012

The American Institute of Economic Research has released its top 75 College Destinations Index from 2012. The study is based on the following categories:

How to make your garden more environmentally friendly

(StatePoint) Spring is here, which means it's time to slip those green thumbs into some gardening gloves. And if you want to feel truly good about what you grow, consider upgrading your garden to be more planet-friendly.