Statewide News

DPS honors those committed to protecting children

The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented two Medals of Merit, a Unit Citation and three Director’s Awards to individuals who helped target those who prey on children.

Investigators look to more cold cases for connections to accused Louisiana murderer

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Texas AG obtains relief for Texans scammed by auto service contracts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a joint announcement with Attorneys General of Washington, Ohio, Missouri and eight other participating states on the bankruptcy liquidation plan for U.S.

Suddenlink 'connects' with new partner

Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC, which does business as Suddenlink Communications (“Suddenlink” or “the Company”), announced today that it and its existing equity holders have reached an agreement under which BC Part

Ft. Hood hound reunited with owner 3 years later

More than 1,000 miles and three years apart, a dog and its owner are reunited. Molly, the Basset Hound, went missing from Fort Hood, TX, while her owner was on a military training mission. The dog ran away while she was gone.

Governor and first lady: Texas Governor’s Mansion fully restored

Gov. Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today announced that the 156- year-old Texas Governor’s Mansion has been fully restored.

Bossier City man allegedly rapes one-year-old while babysitting

A Bossier City man is charged with raping a one-year-old Saturday Night.

Senate Camps Trade Accusation: Lies, Lies, More Lies

Honesty, specifically a lack thereof, has emerged as a major theme in the Republican primary runoff for an open U.S. Senate seat the day before what could be the last televised debate between the candidates.

Beware of scam calls during President Obama’s visit to Texas

President Obama will be at several private fundraising events in Austin and San Antonio on Tuesday, but will not be taking time out of his busy schedule to pay your utility bills.

Shreveport bandit fails to rob bank, steal purse within minutes

A failed bank robbery attempt led to a failed purse snatching Friday afternoon.