Statewide News

Couple faces charges after children test positive for meth

An arrest of two Deming, New Mexico residents on child abuse charges lead investigators to find two children testing positive for meth. Santana Garcia and Ray Rodriguez were arrested on a warrant issued Aug. 1.

Hammond man charged in 2011 death of 3-year-old foster daughter

A Hammond man has been indicted for first-degree murder in the death of his 3-year-old foster daughter.

Five men cited in Terrebonne Parish for oyster violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited five men for alleged oyster violations in Terrebonne Parish on July 31.

Faulkner County man arrested for possesion of child porn

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that agents from his office have arrested a Faulkner County man for possession of child pornography.

DPS launches online version of Texas prescription drug monitoring program

At the urging of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has developed a secure online prescription monitoring program, called Prescription Access in Texas (PAT), which provides controlled substance prescription

Three men sentenced for migratory game bird violations

Three Louisiana men were sentenced in federal court on July 24 for their roles in illegally dove hunting over a baited field during the 2011 hunting season in St. Charles Parish.

Austinite killed by IED in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

DPS seek public’s help in double homicide on the border

The Texas Rangers and the Maverick County Sheriff’s Office are trying to identify two homicide victims found near Eagle Pass on May 22, and a $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for th

Arkansas Medicaid program to receive more than $1 million in settlement

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and other states have reached an agreement with the McKesson Corporation to settle allegations that McKesson reported inflated pricing data for prescription drugs and caused state M

Texas officials urges precautions to reduce West Nile exposure

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, a mosquito borne illness.