Statewide News

Student threatens ‘doomsday’ shooting at Louisiana high school

A Belle Chase student threatened to shoot up his school and kill a teacher. He told classmates he planned to do it on Friday, Dec. 21 because, he said, that’s the day the world is supposed to come to an end.

Amber Alert issued for Texas infant

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old infant from San Antonio. Jonathan Jose Guillen, Jr., is believed to have been taken by Jonathan Guillen, Sr., early Thursday morning.

78 school districts not compliant with safety measures, says Texas official

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their school safety plans to make doing so

Ted Cruz congratulates Scott on South Carolina Senate appointment

U.S. Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement:

Ft. Hood soldier killed in gunfire exchange with patrol officers

A Fort Hood soldier is dead after exchanging gunfire with a patrol unit near Kouma Lake Friday morning. At 3:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a suspected vehicle in the Kouma Lake area.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott responds to Conn. school shooting

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott released this statement to the public in response to the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Police release 911 tapes of deadly Dallas Cowboy wreck

Police in Irving, Texas have released 911 calls from the day of the deadly crash involving two Dallas Cowboys players.

Louisiana man chops father with samurai sword multiple times

A Carencro man is accused of striking his father at least four times with a samurai sword.

ETX judge lifts restraining order against TransCanada

TransCanada achieved a small victory in a Nacogdoches County courtroom Thursday morning.

'I shed some innocent blood,' Texas man says after carving pentagram on son's back

While many people saw Wednesday's memorable date of 12/12/12 as an auspicious moment to tie the knot or start a business, a Texas man appears to have interpreted the day as a reason to carry out a grotesque and sinister act.