Statewide News

Texas man arrested for burglary spree in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, LA — On June 12 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a gas station on Gulf Highway in Lake Charles in reference to a burglary alarm that had been triggered.

Texas helps New Mexico with wildfire response

AUSTIN - At the request of New Mexico state emergency management officials, Gov.

With customer support, Whataburger raises $100,000 for MDA's camps

SAN ANTONIO – June 15, 2012 – Whataburger donated $100,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) summer camp program today.

Officials discover case of anthrax in Texas deer

AUSTIN - The first confirmed case of anthrax in a Texas animal for 2012 has been detected in an adult white-tailed male deer near Uvalde (Uvalde County). At this time no domestic livestock are involved.

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.