Statewide News

Man caught with more than $1.1 million in cocaine at TX border

Customs and Border Protection Officers arrested a 61 year old man trying to smuggle cocaine into the U.S. over the weekend.

Edwards officially a 'free man'

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is a free man. A federal judge has agreed to end his supervised release. He'd been sentenced to three years, and has only served 18 months.

TX bill to limit junk food bought with food stamps

Some folks in Texas may soon be limited on how much junk food they can purchase.

Man throws homemade bomb at neighbor, allegedly threatens to burn house down

A man allegedly threw a homemade explosive at his neighbor during an argument. What investigators believe, however, is that the man intended to take things even further.

MISSING: TX woman not seen for several days after walking off alone in NOLA

A Houston woman has been missing for several days after she went off alone in New Orleans. We’re told she has a medical condition and is in need of medication.

Harrison County man sentenced for bank fraud

A 45-year-old Marshall, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Wednesday.

Bait dogs: The unseen victims of an illegal blood sport

The gruesome world of illegal dogfighting rarely makes its way to the general public.

Louisiana police department's positive posting goes viral

Headlines about the most negative aspects of life seem to saturate daily discussions.

1 killed in fatal Pointe Coupee Parish bus crash

One person has died after a wreck involving a school bus Tuesday morning.

New license plate to benefit timber industry

A new license plate, designed by the Louisiana Forestry Association, is now available at the Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) announced recently.