Statewide News

Dolphin found dead farthest north ever in Louisiana

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

Can the Saints recover? Team still optimistic moving forward

On the football field there’s more bad news for the Saints. But the now 0-4 black and gold say they're heading in the right direction.

Naked man disrupts Texas church

Beaumont police have charged a man with indecent exposure and public intoxication after witnesses say he stripped completely naked, ran into a church and made sexual gestures in front of church members.

Reward for featured Texas sex offender increases to $15,000

The reward for Reginald O’Keith Williams, 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $15,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.

Independence Mayor to remain in office after resolution for removal fails

The Mayor of Independence will remain in office after a vote failed this morning to remove him.

Waco store manager kidnapped and robbed in "guerrilla style" attack

A Waco store manager was kidnapped and robbed early Friday morning, in what Police are calling a "guerilla style" attack.

Texas AG backs Kountze cheerleader's who used religious banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a letter offering assistance to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon in response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's recent letter incorrectly claiming that Kountze High School cheerlea

Texas A&M Forest Service: 301 million trees killed by drought

A Texas A&M Forest Service survey of hundreds of forested plots scattered across the state shows 301 million trees were killed as a result of the devastating 2011 drought.

Marijuana found stuffed in tire, gas tank at Texas port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Fabens port of entry seized 754 pounds of marijuana Saturday. It was one of seven drug busts totaling 1,337 pounds made by area CBP officers this weekend.

Fort Hood soldier allegedly kills fellow soldier while drunk, mishandling gun

After a night of beer and football, a Fort Hood soldier tragically shot another soldier in the face and killed him.