Statewide News

Man arrested for duct taping young boy, locking him in trunk

LAKE CHARLES, LA — A 19 year old man is locked up tonight after admitting to duct taping the hands, feet and mouth of a 12 year old boy and then locking him in the trunk of a car.

Two arrested after 56 bruises and bites found on dead child

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested a man and a woman Tuesday evening for second-degree cruelty to a juvenile after they discovered bruises and bites on their deceased 8-year-old son.

USS Texas' battle against rust may prove too costly

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; as tourists blithely strolled the decks of the USS Texas on Tuesday, workers struggled below decks - without air conditioning - to control a leak that was pouring nearly 1,000 gallons of seawater into the his

South Texas Teen dies from ricochet bullet

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a17-year-old South Texas boy is dead after a gunshot he fired at a butane tank ricocheted and hit him in the head.

SpaceX vehicle travels to Texas

Two weeks after Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft made history as the first commercial vehicle to visit the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden traveled to McGregor, Texas to see the his

American Eagle flight makes emergency landing in Shreveport

An American Eagle flight had to make an emergency landing at the Shreveport Regional Airport Tuesday morning.

Texas receives Area Development Magazine’s 7th Annual Gold Shovel Award

AUSTIN – Area Development Magazine has added its voice to the chorus of national publications praising Texas’ low taxes, predictable regulations, fair legal system and skilled workforce, awarding the Lone Star State its 7th Annual G

Sheriff: Father kills man sexually abusing his daughter

A Texas father caught a man sexually assaulting his 4-year-old daughter and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him, authorities said.

Hearing postponed over Fort Hood shooting suspect's beard

A military judge on Friday postponed a hearing on whether the government should pay for an expert neurologist for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood.

Judge mulls issue of expert neurologist for accused Fort Hood shooter

A military judge will consider Friday whether the government should pay for an expert neurologist for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood.