Statewide News

Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

A camel trampled two people to death over the weekend at a farm in Texas, authorities said.

Video: Suspects jump from Texas freeway wall to get away from police

A high speed police chase came to a dramatic end when two suspects tried to make a run for it. Pearland police got a call of a suspicious person, knocking on doors at a neighborhood and when they checked it out, the chase began.

Winn-Dixie recalls sour cream lemon pies sold in Louisiana

Winn-Dixie today announced an immediate recall of the Winn-Dixie Sour Cream Lemon Pies in select Winn-Dixie stores in Florida and Louisiana.

Texas sex offender fugitive wanted 15 years captured in California

John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in now in custody after being captured on Jan. 5 in California. Volker, who had eluded law enforcement for nearly 15 years, was wanted for probation violation.

In Texas, payday lenders are getting borrowers arrested

Arresting people -- or threatening to do so -- over unpaid debts has been illegal in Texas for years now. Yet, that hasn't stopped payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to go after more than 1,500 borrowers in the state.

FBI identifies doctor, shooter killed in Texas VA clinic shooting

UPDATE: (Wednesday, January 1)

3.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Dallas area

A magnitude 3.5- 5km earthquake has hit east, northeast of Irving, Texas. According to the USGS, cities near the center of the quake are Irving, University Park, Dallas and Farmers Branch.

Craig Biggio, 3 others elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The National Baseball Hall of Fame soon will have new, high-quality arms with the election of Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz -- along with slugger Craig Biggio -- hall President Jeff Idelson announced Tuesday.

A tale of two Tsarnaevs on eve of trial in Boston Marathon bombing

Two portraits have emerged of Boston Marathon terror suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose trial begins Monday.

More homestate Dems defend GOP whip Scalise

 As national Democrats are jumping at the chance to sink Rep. Steve Scalise, Louisiana Democrats are throwing the House majority whip a buoy.