Statewide News

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.

Winnsboro woman convicted of migratory game bird violations

A joint investigation by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division and the U.S.

Parents arrested after child found walking down Gretna expressway alone

UPDATE: Gretna police have arrest the parents of a young boy who was found walking alone down the Westbank Expressway this morning.

‘Swamp People’ to hold open casting call in Baton Rouge

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou, and they're headed to Baton Rouge!

Investigators look to more cold cases for connections to accused Lafayette murderer

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Texas AG obtains relief for Texans scammed by auto service contracts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a joint announcement with Attorneys General of Washington, Ohio, Missouri and eight other participating states on the bankruptcy liquidation plan for U.S.