Statewide News

West EMS students graduate

A new class of emergency medical technicians have graduated in West, Texas, the site of April's deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

Man arrested for shooting 14-year-old boy who was standing in his yard

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the head, according to officials. The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. on Friday, July 26.

18 arrested in Louisiana prostitution sting

A recent prostitution sting in Baton Rouge has netted 18 arrests. The arrests were performed by the Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge City Police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Halliburton to plead guilty in 2010 Gulf oil spill, U.S. says

Oilfield services giant Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying computer test results that had been sought as evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

CORNYN: 'Texans will not stand for bullying of our state by the Obama Administration'

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voter protections.

TX Attorney General's Office obtains $1.4 million settlement against Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for medicaid fraud

The Texas Attorney General’s Office today concluded the State’s Medicaid fraud investigation into Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc.

3 most wanted sex offenders sought in TX, reward offered

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jimmie Jerome Hiners, 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is offered for information leading to his arrest.

First case of West Nile confirmed in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first case of West Nile Virus in a human this year.

After deadly roller coaster ride, more questions than answers

Nobody knows what caused Rosy Esparza to fall out of her seat on a Texas roller coaster ride and plunge to her death.