Statewide News

Senator Hegar named 'Defender of Freedom' by NRA

The Glenn Hegar Campaign announced today that the NRA Institute for Legislative Action presented Senator Hegar with the coveted 'Defender of Freedom' award.

3 arrested at airport for attempting to smuggle 72 lbs. of cocaine

Three men are being held on million dollar bonds after they were caught with 71.8 pounds of cocaine at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport.

TX 10 'Most Wanted Sex Offender' captured in Hays Co.

Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Tuesday in Hays County.

VIDEO: TX girl's dream comes true when she suits up with volleyball team

A Texas middle school volleyball team helped make a dream come true for an eighth grader with down syndrome. She stole the spotlight as she suited up to play for the very first time.

TX hunting, fishing license sales unavailable October 19-20

Texas hunting and fishing licenses cannot be purchased between 9:00 p.m., (CDT) Saturday, October 19 and 9:00 a.m., Sunday, October 20. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department licensing system will be down for maintenance.

CDC testing confirms presence of rare ameba in one DeSoto Parish water system

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the presence of the rare Naegleria fowleri ameba in five locations in DeSoto Parish Waterworks District

Early voting ends on Saturday for Oct. 19 election

Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the October 19 municipal and 5th Congressional District elections primary election to consider voting early. Early voting began Saturday, Oct.

DPS arrests 1,600 drunk drivers during holiday enforcement

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,600 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period recently, which included the Labor Day holiday.

Louisiana AMBER Alerts not impacted by goverment shutdown

Despite the weekend shutdown of the Department of Justice webpage www.amberalert.gov, the activation of AMBER Alerts in Louisiana was not impacted.

October 7 deadline for voter registration in November 5 elections

Monday, October 7, is the deadline to vote in the November 5 elections.