Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination at RNC

Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy.

Dewhurst plans to seek re-election

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, looking beyond a failed run for the U. S. Senate, announced Tuesday that he plans to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.

Hurricane Isaac pushes back Texas A&M v La Tech opener to October

Louisiana Tech University officials announced today that its season opener against Texas A&M has been postponed until Oct.

Adult, juvenile arrested for looting in Houma

The Houma Police Department arrested an adult and juvenile for looting.

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn diagnosed with bone cancer

Van Cliburn, the classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, suffers from advanced bone cancer, his representative said Tuesday.

Bigfoot hoax ends in death, authorities say

A man trying to create a Bigfoot hoax on a highway died after being hit by two cars, officials in Montana said.

Jindal hold Isaac update press conference

Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference at 11:30 AM at GOHSEP to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.

BTR to cancel flights into BR on Tuesday

Currently, all departure flights from the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) are scheduled to operate today; however, flights into BTR that are scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening (after 7:00 p.m.) have been cancelled.

Caddo Sheriff’s Office prepares to render aid in wake of Hurricane Isaac

Caddo sheriff’s deputies spent Monday readying emergency equipment in the event they are called to assist in south Louisiana, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive caught in San Antonio

Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured in San Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.