Statewide News

Saints hit by injury bug, lose WR Morgan and DE Coleman

Wide Receiver Joe Morgan will miss the entire 2013 NFL season with a knee injury. Saints defensive end Kenyon Coleman will likely be out the entire year with a torn pectoral muscle.

$1 billion industrial project breaks ground in Jefferson Parish

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal, together with Incitec Pivot Limited Chairman Paul Brasher and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio, broke ground on a $1.025 billion project that combines construction of Dyno Nobel’s $850 million ammonia pla

Massive barn fire kills 19 race horses in Bossier City

Nineteen horses died in a fire at a large barn near Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Haughton just before 6:00 p.m. on August 1.

VIDEO: Man facing charges after his toddler walks out front door to gas station for milk

A Bossier City man faces charges after his 3-year-old toddler left the home unnoticed and went shopping for milk.

Man arrested for rushing the Saints Training Camp field, resisting arrest

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly rushed the field at the Saints training camp.

Jindal: State suing Texas Brine for environmental damage caused by failed Texas Brine cavern

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of Texas Brine’s failed salt cavern in Bayou Corne, Governor Bobby Jindal and Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today that the State of Louisiana is filing suit against Texas Brine LLC for en

Trina Edwards: 'I couldn't possibly be a prouder mommy!'

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina are the proud parents of a baby boy who was born at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday, August 1. 

Wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards announces she is in labor

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is set to become a father again. Trina Scott Edwards announced on Facebook just before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 that she is in labor.

Woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for 4th DWI, $5,000 fine

U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Kathleen Larsen Coker, 51, of Minden, La., was sentenced Monday before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E.

NBA player surrenders to NOPD for battery charge issued during Essence Festival

An NBA player was booked and released from the Orleans Parish Prison today. He’s charged with Second-Degree Battery, according to records.