Statewide News

Study shows Louisiana among top states for charter school gains

Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced today that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at

Texas HS quarterback suffers broken neck in crash

Isaiah Garza and another former Mercedes High School student were involved in a serious wreck while exiting Expressway 83 Tuesday evening.

Louisiana Attorney General recoups $186 million from 27 pharmaceutical companies

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced that more than $186 million siphoned from Louisiana's taxpayers has been recovered since February 2012 from 27 pharmaceutical manufacturers that cheated the state Medicaid program.

Texas daycare owner charged in overdose death of 4-month-old

Waco authorities have issued a warrant for a local daycare owner after a child died in under her supervision earlier this year.

18-month-old child found wandering neighborhood alone

A toddler was found wandering alone in a west Waco neighborhood earlier today.

VIDEO: Retired home builder, Navy sailor rebuilding homes for West veterans

The explosion in West, Texas killed 15 people and destroyed homes, businesses and other buildings within 37 blocks. Months after the destruction, one man is taking the initiative to rebuild his community.

Amber Alert issued for two missing California children possibly headed to Texas

An Amber Alert has been issued for the state of California, and the missing people could be on their way to Texas.

Girl battling brain-eating amoeba continues to fight

The 12-year-old Arkansas girl who was infected with a rare brain-eating parasite is showing remarkable improvement, her doctors said Tuesday.

Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off start of construction of DOTD’s cable median barrier project

On Tuesday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Sherri H.

Bush undergoes heart procedure

Former President George W. Bush, 67, underwent a procedure Tuesday morning to have a stent placed in his heart one day after a blockage was discovered in an artery, according to a statement from his office.