Statewide News

Christian banners banned at Texas high school's football games

Kountze I.S.D. administrators have banned run-through banners at football games if they display religious messages. The superintendent made the decision after receiving a complaint.

Florida man guilty of illegally harvesting Texas alligator gar

A 63-year-old West Palm Beach, Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act. The two day trial was held in Lufkin before U.S.

DoD: Texas soldier killed in recent Afghanistan attacks

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

UPDATE: Suspect named in LSU bomb threat

Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.

South Texas toddler dies after being run over by father

A toddler is dead after his father accidentally ran him over Tuesday morning. It happened in the 400 block of East Nanette Street in Pharr, Texas.

Officials arrest man responsible for UT-Brownsville bomb threat

A weekend bomb threat at the University of Texas at Brownsville has led to the arrest of a Harlingen student.

LSU evacuated due to bomb threat

An evacuation order has been issued for LSU’s campus due to a bomb threat. Details are limited at this time and no specific location on campus has been given.

Texas officials looking for missing radioactive device

The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for piece of equipment containing potentially dangerous radioactive material that was lost Tuesday by an oil and gas crew in a rural part of West Texas.

Rapper Webbie accused of kicking woman down 2 flights of stairs

The rapper known as Webbie is under arrest for simple battery and robbery after kicking a woman down two flights of stairs and stealing her purse.

RB Foster Leaves Practice Early

Texans running back Arian Foster left practice early Wednesday because he wasn’t feeling well.