Statewide News

Heisman hopeful, LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu kicked off team

LSU Head Coach Les Miles called a special press conference today to announce that Tyrann Mathieu has been removed from the team due to a policy violation.

Louisiana charter school changing pregnancy test requirement

A Louisiana charter school is changing a policy that required pregnant students to be removed from class and home-schooled, pending board approval, a school official said Thursday.

Police investigate late-night slaying in SE Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are investigating an apparent homicide in a southeast Houston neighborhood.

Texas sailor killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Country singer Randy Travis arrested on multiple charges

Country singer Randy Travis was arrested in Grayson County early Wednesday following a wreck in Tioga.

Couple faces charges after children test positive for meth

An arrest of two Deming, New Mexico residents on child abuse charges lead investigators to find two children testing positive for meth. Santana Garcia and Ray Rodriguez were arrested on a warrant issued Aug. 1.

Will former Louisana Governor Edwards become a father at 85 years old?

Could former governor Edwin Edwards be thinking of becoming a father again? According to the man himself, that's the plan.

Williams Suffers Concussion at Cowboys Camp

Former John Tyler Lion Teddy Williams suffered a concussion during Cowboys training camp in Oxnard. It happened when he got run over by RB Demarco Murray.

Houston's I-69 traffic expected to soar to 350,000 by 2035

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; if you think the Southwest Freeway is a nightmare at rush hour now, check back in 20 years.

DPS launches online version of Texas prescription drug monitoring program

At the urging of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has developed a secure online prescription monitoring program, called Prescription Access in Texas (PAT), which provides controlled substance prescription