Statewide News

Texas grandparents charged in fatal pit bull attack of child

The grandparents and father of a 15-month-old girl who was mauled by the family’s pit bull back in May of this year have been arrested and charged in the fatal dog attack.

10th death in Louisiana linked to West Nile Virus, 175 infections for 2012

Another person in Louisiana has died from the West Nile virus making the total for the state 10 for the year.

Cases of confirmed West Nile surpasses 1,000 in Texas

The West Nile virus continues to spread across Texas, and in the last week, the number of cases has surpassed the 1000 mark.

ICE agents bust drug distribution stretching from El Paso to Chicago

An indictment was unsealed Thursday charging four individuals with a cocaine distribution and money laundering conspiracy based in El Paso. These indictments resulted from an investigation by U.S.

Feds: Rock-throwing prompts Texas border shooting

Mexico's foreign ministry has accused a U.S. Border Patrol agent of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen along the border.

Players associated with Saints bounty scandal reinstated

Suspensions for four players connected to the Saints “bountygate” scandal have been overturned by a three-man arbitration panel, according to sources.

Deputy working as crossing guard killed directing traffic at school

A school crossing guard was killed in Evangeline Parish after two cars collided near the elementary school where the reserve deputy was working.

LSU confirms that tar balls are from BP oil spill

The LSU School of Coast and Environmental Science says the tar balls that washed up on Elmer's Island and Grand Isle are from the BP spill in 2010.

Second man alleges Arkansas constable tried to rape him

A second man has come forward to allege that Jefferson County Constable Thomas Eagle attempted to rape him when the man was a child.

Baton Rouge officer booked for domestic battery

A Major with the Baton Rouge Police Department was arrested Saturday, Sept. 1 in Livingston Parish for allegedly pushing the mother of his child around her kitchen in Denham Springs, repeatedly.