TxDOT approves fastest speed limit in US for stretch of toll road

  Texas is set to get a new bragging right: the fastest speed limit in the country.

Blind Graduate Student Christine Ha and U.S. Army Contract Specialist Josh Marks Top Two Finalists on "Masterchef"

 Season Finale Airs Monday, September 10, on FOX Season Four Open Casting Calls Begin in San Diego on October 6

3 workers seriously injured in fracking accident

Three people are fighting for their lives after a gas line explosion in De Soto Parish.

West Nile death confirmed in East Texas

Health officials confirm the West Nile virus has killed one person in Cherokee County. According to county spokeswoman Rhonda Jones, authorities were notified of the death on Tuesday.

Travel agent busted taking money from almost 40 customers

A local travel agent was arrested on 38 counts of theft for taking money from customers but failing to make their travel arrangements, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

7.6-magnitude quake hits Costa Rican coast

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, resulting in some damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

LaPlace residents seek comfort in clean clothes and look to the future

As the waters in St. John Parish slowly recede, those living in the flooded parish are attempting to pick up the pieces of their lives, many of them realizing that will mean starting from scratch.

Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Vivian house burglarized 3 times in SAME day!

A Vivian woman's home is burglarized three times by different people on the SAME day back in July!