Statewide News

Texas teen narrowly escapes death after smoking synthetic marijuana

Hospital staff removed Emily Bauer's breathing tube and stopped all medication and nourishment at 1:15 p.m. December 16. Only morphine flowed into her body, as the family waited by her side in her final moments.

LSU Board approves $4.3 million contract for Les Miles

The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved the contract extension of LSU head football coach Les Miles. He will now gain an annual salary of $4.3 million for the next seven years.

Police: No major advances in search for Texas prosecutor's killer

Investigators on Friday were reviewing the cases that a Texas prosecutor was handling for possible clues about what led to his killing.

ETX Fugitive found hiding in vacant house following 13 hour manhunt

A wanted fugitive was caught hiding in a trailer Friday morning after authorities had been searching over half a day for him.

Photographs implicate Ponchatoula man as child rapist, detectives looking for victims

A search of a man’s home in Ponchatoula uncovered sexually explicit photographs of children and videos of infants being forced to engage in sexual activity. Detectives are now working to identify his victims.

Five victims of human trafficking rescued in New Orleans French Quarter

Five people believed to be victims of human trafficking were rescued in New Orleans by law enforcement on Tuesday,

Reward offered for Most Wanted fugitive gang member

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Antwain Alexander, 43, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $7,500 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Kaufman Co: Assistant DA killed at courthouse, search continues for shooter

East Texas authorities are on the look out for two people officials say were involved in a shooting at the Kaufman County courthouse on Thursday morning. The courthouse is on lockdown.

2.8 earthquake rattles parts of Shelby County

 According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck just south of Timpson around 6:30 AM. The Shelby County Sheriff's Department says there have been no reports of any damage or injuries.

Police nab suspect in multiple vehicle break-ins

A Shreveport man suspected of breaking into several vehicles in a parking lot along the Red River has been arrested following a successful surveillance operation conducted by the Bossier City Police Department.