Statewide News

East Texas college employees terminated by email

Almost all employment at Lon Morris College has been terminated.

Historic launch of private rocket heralds new era

(CNN) -- A new era in space exploration dawned Tuesday as a slender rocket shot into the dark Florida sky before sunrise, carrying the first private spacecraft bound for the International Space Station.

Community plans candle light vigil for missing cyclist

LAFAYETTE, LA — A community that banded together to finding a missing woman has sparked the attention of a national audience.

Texas officials urge caution over Memorial Day weekend

Texans are urged to use caution while celebrating the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend – and when doing any outdoor activity that can cause a spark.

Most popular Texas baby names of 2011

Texas — 2011's most popular baby names have been revealed! The Social Security Administration announced last year's most popular baby names in Texas.

Waco mail processing and distribution center proposed to stay open longer

WACO -- Under phase one of the U.S. Postal Service closures the Waco processing and distribution center will remain open until 2014, however the Waco annex will be closing.

Early morning earthquake hits East Texas

The USGS confirms a magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck 3 miles east of Timpson, Texas, around 3:15 this morning

One of Texas most wanted sex offenders caught in Wisconsin

Today a local man on the Texas Ten Most Wanted Sex Offenders list was caught in Wisconsin. 26-year-old Cody James Guzman who was last seen in Moody was caught in a trailer in Rock County, Wisconsin.

Drugs, weapons seized in arrest of Most Wanted Texas Mexican Mafia member

AUSTIN – Felix Velasquez Jr., 30, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is in custody today after his arrest in south San Antonio.

Autopsy results on 'Swamp People' star Mitchell Guist expected soon

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA — Autopsy results on Mitchell Guist, a star of the reality TV show "Swamp People," should be ready Wednesday. A cause of death has not yet been determined.