Statewide News

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.

Texas Forest Service to survey drought effects

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Forestry crews will spend the next two months trekking across the Lone Star State counting dead trees to get a better picture of the mortality rate from the 2011 drought.

Man dies at El Paso nightclub during lap dance

A man was prounounced dead after allegedly suffering from a heart attack at a The Red Parrot Strip Club in east El Paso County Friday night.

Sarah Palin endorses Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

AUSTIN — Just four days before the start of early voting in the Texas Senate primary, the Ted Cruz campaign announced the endorsement of Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd Palin.

Earthquake shakes ETX

Garrison — An earthquake measuring 3.9 shook parts of East Texas this morning, according to the National Weather Service. They say it happened just southeast of Garrison at around 10:30 a.m.

Texarkana inmate beating President Obama in 8 West Virginia counties

West Virginia — An incarcerated 53-year-old man is beating President Barack Obama in eight West Virginia counties in the state's Democratic Presidential Primary Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the West Virginia secretary

Gov. Perry calls for Obama administration to stop surge of illegals

On Friday, Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter calling on President Barack Obama to address the recent surge of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the U.S. and being housed in Texas and other states.

Gov. Perry calls for Obama administration to stop surge of illegals

On Friday, Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter calling on President Barack Obama to address the recent surge of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the U.S. and being housed in Texas and other states.

Texas reaches $14M settlement with Abbott Laboratories

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and other state attorneys general today resolved a two-phase Medicaid fraud and deceptive marketing investigation into Abbott Laboratories.

Louisiana Tech moves to Conference USA in 2013

RUSTON, La. — In a news conference on campus on Friday, Louisiana Tech University accepted an invitation to join Conference USA in all sports starting in July 2013.