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3 of Texas most wanted fugitives captured in last week

The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that three of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders were captured within the last week.

Justice Department, New Orleans PD agree on overhaul

Attorney General Eric Holder led federal and local officials Tuesday in announcing a massive overhaul of the New Orleans Police Department, which has been plagued for years by corruption, excessive use of force, illegal searches and widespread

DPS: Damaged front tire caused deadly pickup truck accident

A damaged front right tire caused the pickup truck accident in Texas that killed 15 people in the town of Goliad this week, authorities said Wednesday.

Texas receives $3 million in grants to help recent Army veterans find employment

The states of Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas will receive grants totaling $3 million to develop strategies aimed at helping returning Army veterans find employment more quickly through the public workforce system, Secretary of Labo

One dead, two injured after tavern shooting in Iberia Parish

One person is dead and two others were sent to the hospital after a shooting incident that happened early this morning at a tavern located in Iberia Parish.

Early voting begins in Texas runoff

Voters in Texas began casting early voting ballots Monday in the bitter GOP Senate runoff election between Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his tea party-backed rival Ted Cruz.

13 die when packed pickup truck crashes in Texas

A Ford pickup truck crammed with nearly two dozen people crashed in southeastern Texas on Sunday evening, killing at least 13 people and injuring 10 others.

Texas employers add 12,900 jobs in June

The Texas economy added 12,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in June. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in June, from 6.9 percent in May, and down from 8.1 percent a year ago.

Baton Rouge teen shot in Colorado movie theater massacre

A friend of the family has told NBC33 News a Baton Rouge woman was shot in last night's movie theater shooting in Colorado. Bonnie Kate Pourciau, 18, was shot in the knee, but survived.

West Monroe man killed in Highway 80 crash

On July 19, 2012, shortly after 2:40 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated a three vehicle crash on Interstate 20 just east of US Highway 80 that claimed the life of a West Monroe man.