Statewide News

Pollock singer wins Cenla Idol 2012

Jonas Augustine, 22, of Pollock, La., is amazed at the possibility that he would be the winner of Saturday's Cenla Idol 2012 Finale in the Alexandria Mall.

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes settle divorce

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have signed a divorce settlement hammered out by their lawyers, the attorney for Holmes told CNN Monday.

Mexico accuses U.S. agent in fatal border shooting

Mexico's foreign ministry has accused a U.S. border patrol agent of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen over the weekend.

Commercial space company moving headquarters to Texas

MIDLAND – Gov. Rick Perry today joined XCOR Aerospace and the Midland Development Corp. to announce the creation of XCOR’s new Commercial Space Research and Development Center headquarters at the Midland International Airport.

Inmate allegedly binds hostage with shirt, uses spoon as weapon

Former Doña Ana County Detention Center inmate Joshua Martinez, 21, faces felony charges following a July 4 incident in which he took two fellow inmates hostage in a booking cell.

Man with road rage accused of beating up teen, hitting two with car

A case of road rage was taken way too far when a Eunice man allegedly attacked two women. One of the victims, a teen girl, was allegedly beat violently by the suspect.

Sparkler bomb to blame for Arkansas teen's death

One Southern Arkansas teenager is dead and another injured after a fireworks accident at a home in Buckner.

Accused rapist stops for condoms with victim in car

Ralph Yates, 33, is accused of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a gas station, where he bought condoms to rape her.

Father and son charged in ICE agent shooting

Two south Texas men, father and son, were arrested and charged Thursday with assaulting a ICE/HSI special agent.

Drought-killed trees could become liability issues for landowners

A tree that falls in a lonely forest may not make a sound, but what about the tree that falls on your neighbor’s house? The sound it makes? Cha-ching.