Statewide News

30 Defendants Indicted in Northeast Texas Drug Trafficking Enterprise

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that 30 individuals have been identified and indicted following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.

Texas mother questions coach's punishment for player

An east El Paso mother said her teenage son was hurt at school and she's blaming a football coach who disciplined him on the field.

Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in Nevada

Sean Michael Smith, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after his capture in Washoe County, Nevada.

Man locks self in cockpit at Baton Rouge airport

UPDATE: An American Eagle jet pulled into the gate at the Baton Rouge airport to get on board to clean the plane. That's when the man rushed the jetway and locked himself in the cockpit.

Court rules Texas can ban Planned Parenthood from health program

A federal court has ruled in favor of Texas, which wants to ban state funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates participating in a health program for low-income women because the family planning network performs abortions.

Government asks court to allow Fort Hood murder case to continue

The government has asked an appeals court to allow the trial against Maj.

West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.

The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

UPDATE: 5 children killed in Van Zandt County crash

An afternoon crash yesterday left five children dead and another three injured in Van Zandt County near the city of Canton.  The crash occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m.

Equipment en route to drill relieve well at Louisiana sinkhole

Throughout the day the Louisiana State Police will be assisting Texas Brine in moving equipment needed to drill a relief well at the location of the sinkhole in Bayou Corne.