Statewide News

SpaceX vehicle travels to Texas

Two weeks after Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft made history as the first commercial vehicle to visit the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden traveled to McGregor, Texas to see the his

Officials seeking persons possibly connected to woman found dismembered

NEW ORLEANS, LA — UPDATE: Law enforcement revealed the surveillance video to the media on this afternoon. Investigators said they are looking for the man in the video and the woman. The man is a person of interest in the case.

Sheriff: Father kills man sexually abusing his daughter

A Texas father caught a man sexually assaulting his 4-year-old daughter and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him, authorities said.

Louisiana Federation of Teachers files suit over new education laws

The Louisiana Federation of Teachers is challenging the constitutionality of recent education reforms passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal, according to a news release.

Dogs looking for homes after puppy mill rescue

Several East Texas dogs are still looking for good homes after a puppy mill bust last week in Marshall. Kay Hill with the Harrison County Humane Society says about 65 dogs were recovered off the property on Driskell Bridge Road.

Independence Bowl renews SEC ties

The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will renew its ties with the Southeastern Conference, according to local Independence Bowl officials.

Governor Jindal signs law expanding in-state tuition eligibility for military

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to expand eligibility for members of the military to receive in-state tuition at Louisiana colleges and universities. The legislation – HB 435 by Rep.

Texas teen wanted for murder of 15-year-old

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted in connection with the March 17 murder of a teenager in Ennis (Ellis County).

Governor Jindal signs laws to enhance ethics enforcement

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed three bills today to enhance the state’s system for administering and enforcing ethics rules and campaign finance laws.

Same-sex ceremony on Louisiana Army post draws fire

A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.