Statewide News

19-year-old could serve life in prison for pot brownies

A Texas man accused of making and selling marijuana brownies is facing up to life in prison if convicted. That's because officials in Round Rock have charged 19-year-old, Jacob Lavaro with a first-degree felony.

New Orleans loses 2018 Super Bowl bid

NFL officials at the annual league owners meeting Tuesday announced Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Vikings, will host the Super Bowl in 2018.

Postal worker accused of killing Texas family's small dog with rock

A Fort Worth family says a mail carrier killed their small dog. The reason: The mailman thought the terrier threatened his life.

LA State Troopers warn about arrest warrant phone scam

The Louisiana State Police are warning residents about a phone scam in which the callers pretend to be with the Louisiana State Police or other local law enforcement agencies.

VIDEO: Texas police officer jumps off bridge to avoid drunken driver

This is the first look at video investigators said shows an elementary school teacher causing a crash that forced a police officer to jump off a bridge.

“Click it or Ticket” National Seat Belt Campaign kicks off this week

Troopers along with law enforcement partners across the state are participating in the “Click it or Ticket” National Seat Belt Campaign (May 19 – June 1).

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office looking for three missing since yesterday

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's are currently looking for a mother, her son, and another four year old girl after they went missing yesterday. According to St.

Police working to solve prom night death of Texas teen

Prom night in Houston ended in tragedy for anyone who knew Jacqueline Gomez. Police are still trying to determine what led to the death of the student.

TX man indicted for smuggling dead hummingbirds from Mexico

A 53-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on smuggling charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Walker man arrested in death of infant daughter

Walker Police arrested Franklin D. Finney, 23, of Amsterdam New York, on Wednesday evening in connection with the death of his four-week-old infant daughter. Finney had been living in Walker since 2012.