Statewide News

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.

4.1 magnitude earthquake shakes deep East Texas

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shakes the Timpson area early Friday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survery, it happened around 1:19 a.m.

Another bill signed by Jindal ruled unconstitutional by Baton Rouge judge

A Baton Rouge judge has ruled Governor Bobby Jindal's 401 (k)-style retirement plan for state employees unconstitutional.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in San Antonio

Gregg Michael Scott, 52, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Tuesday in San Antonio by the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.