Country singer Randy Travis admitted to hospital, listed in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital. According to a news release, Travis was admitted to medical facility on Sunday for complications for viral cardiomyopathy.

Shreveport woman arrested for leaving 18-month-old baby home alone for more than 12 hours

Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport woman for leaving her 18-month-old baby home alone for more than 12 hours, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

LSU RB Jeremy Hill formally charged with simple battery, will be arraigned Friday

LSU football running back Jeremy Hill was formally charged with simple battery Monday. Hill was arrested on April 27, 2013 outside of Reggie’s Bar in Tigerland.

Man arrested for strangling elderly woman during home invasion robbery

A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an elderly woman in her home. The woman claimed her attacker strangled her and ransacked her home after she passed out from lack of oxygen.

BREAKING: Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election

During a special announcement on Monday, Governor Rick Perry announced he would not seek re-election as Governor of Texas. Perry announced this after being introduced by his wife, Anita Perry.

Texas Rangers host first responders, victims of West explosion

A day at the ballpark was more than just that for the people of West, Texas. The Texas Rangers helped make sure the town, affected by that deadly plant explosion, could have a day of fun after so much grief.

Armstrong to ride in first race since doping allegations

Lance Armstrong will ride in his first race since he confessed to major doping allegations. The race is across the state of Iowa for the Des Moines Register Newspaper later this month.

LA State Police investigated 5 fatal crashes during 4th of July weekend

During the 2013 Fourth of July holiday weekend, Louisiana State Police investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 deaths. Three of the six people killed were not wearing seat belts and one of the crashes involved impairment.

McCaul: Senate bill 'candy thrown down there' for votes

As Congress prepared to return to immigration reform next week, the debate over the issue continued Sunday, with the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee saying the Senate bill just throws "a bunch of candy" at the border

Lawmakers: Asylum for Snowden is an affront to U.S.

Any country that offers asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden pits itself against the United States, lawmakers from both parties agreed on Sunday.