Statewide News

Sen. Cornyn introduces Nat'l Conceal-Carry Reciprocity Legislation

United States Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to S. 649, which would guarantee the rights of gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines and within other states that also have conceal-carry laws.

Wife of former official charged with murder in Texas DA killing

CNN — The wife of former justice of the peace Eric Williams is being held on a capital murder charge in connection with the killings of a Kaufman County District Attorney, his wife, and a top prosecutor, the Dallas Morning News reported W

Small berries are packing big health benefits

(StatePoint) New research continues to conclude what many cultures knew hundreds and hundreds of years ago -- berries are good for our health.

Early morning burglary results in two arrests

Earlier this morning around 10:30 Deputy Lonnie Johnson was in the 700 block of Cummings Lane to a burglary call when he heard three shots fired.

CAPTURED: Lafayette’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania

Officials have confirmed that a Louisiana fugitive was arrested in Pennsylvania this afternoon.

$10,000 reward offered for 'TX Most Wanted Fugitive'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Edward Robertson-Davis, 21, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

LSU alum David Toms fires lowest final round at Masters to tie for 13th place

ATLANTA, GA — While carding six birdies on the day, including four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine, LSU alum David Toms fired the lowest score in the field during Sunday’s final round with a 5-under par 67 at Augusta

Governor's Jindal's proposed tax plan dropped in House committee

Governor Bobby Jindal’s hopes of repealing the income tax and pushing through a large tax plan overhaul have been stalled once again.