Statewide News

13-year-old buys 60+ stuffed animals for sick ETX kids

A 13-year-old girl from Ben Wheeler took it upon herself to do some good for others this holiday season. Emily George has big plans that don't stop at just Christmas time either.

Tyrann Mathieu to enter NFL draft

Despite a rocky year due to drug related issues, Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly entering the NFL draft.

ACLU issues letter defending woman's right to 'middle finger light display'

Sarah Henderson was told by police to remove Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger, and fined after complaints from neighbors. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says she had every right to put them up.

New study shows Louisiana workplace injuries and illnesses declining1

The rate of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases in Louisiana requiring days away from work declined in 2011.

Educators bring Jindal's voucher program to court

The first day of what's expected to be three days of testimony over Governor Jindal's educational voucher program has wrapped up.

Horse set loose in Mississippi city after carriage crash with car

The driver of a horse-drawn carriage in downtown Natchez has minor injuries after a vehicle driver collided with the carriage, setting the horse named Mack loose on Natchez's streets.

Miles will stay at LSU as head coach; will gain new contract

For at least the third time while the head coach at LSU, Les Miles publicly turned down a lucrative offer from another university.

Texas files to seize Warren Jeffs' ranch where children were sexually assaulted

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has initiated legal proceedings to seize the YFZ Ranch, a 1,600-acre property in West Texas where multiple children were sexually assaulted by members of the FLDS.

JACKPOT ALERT: Powerball winnings raised to $550 million!

The Powerball jackpot continued its jaw-dropping climb Wednesday, increasing to $550 million - the world's second largest jackpot - just hours before the 9:59 p.m. live drawing tonight. The cash value of the jackpot is $360.2 million.

Texas girl behind viral video gives back to community

A Texas woman finds success on the internet spoofing popular videos, but that's not all.