Statewide News

Cen-Tex officials rule KISD school fire arson

Officials are investigating a major Killeen ISD fire that has been ruled arson.

Neglected dog found alive in trash bag

A small dog was found alive in a trash bag that was placed outside of someone’s home in the Goodwood area on Friday, Sept. 21.

2012 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival set to begin Sept. 21-23

The 2012 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival is set to take off on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, and conclude with competitive flights on Sunday, Sept. 23, said festival organizers.

Woman on the run after 1-year-old tests positive for cocaine

Doña Ana County Sheriff's investigators said a 30-year-old Mesquite woman is on the run after child-abuse charges were filed against her this week.

R2-D2 robot keg gains Louisana artist a national spotlight

Southern Living voted LSU as one of the best places in the nation for tailgating.

Christian banners banned at Texas high school's football games

Kountze I.S.D. administrators have banned run-through banners at football games if they display religious messages. The superintendent made the decision after receiving a complaint.

DoD: Texas soldier killed in recent Afghanistan attacks

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

UPDATE: Suspect named in LSU bomb threat

Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.

Mother arrested for allegedly punching, choking her son

A mother is accused of physically abusing her son after he let a friend in the home while she was trying to sleep.

ETX man accused of stealing more $30,000 in timber

An East Texas man was arrested Wednesday morning for theft of timber after an investigation in which Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) agents found that he failed to pay for almost $33,000 worth of timber.