Statewide News

Cajuns Open Week With McNeese State At "The Tigue"

THE MIDWEEK Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Location: Lafayette, La Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field (3,755) Time: 6 p.m. Opponent: McNeese State (20-18, 10-8 Southland)

Saints Agree To Terms With Quarterback Luke McCown

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with quarterback Luke McCown on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Women's hoops dumps No. 7 West Virginia to battle back to Sweet 16, 76-67

For the second consecutive season, the LSU women’s basketball team played with heart, fight, courage and determination to overcome a short bench and a highly-seeded opponent to advance to NCAA Sweet 16 on its home court, 76-67, over secon

Traffic Stops yield over 1,000 lbs. of illegal drugs, multiple arrests

During the past few weeks Louisiana State Troopers in Troop A and Troop I made several traffic stops which resulted in multiple arrests and the seizure of nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana, several pounds of cocaine, nearly a kilo of MDMA, eight

Corndogs spill across north LA highway

A major interstate in north Louisiana was shut down after an 18-wheeler carrying corn dogs flipped, spilling its load across the roadway. Police say the driver apparently overcorrected the big rig just before it turned over.

Louisiana nun delivering food to the homeless gets towed

She was only trying to feed the hungry, when her delivery truck got towed. Now the local nun is asking for sensitivity training for the driver.

Missing family of boaters found in Terrebonne Parish, says SMPSO

At 6:22 pm, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Marine Division received a report that a family of four from Berwick did not return from a boating trip.

1-on-1 interview with Edwin Edwards

He’s been the talk of the town since he announced on Monday that he’s running for Congress again.

Six Flags Jazzland to be transformed

Louisiana developers say they're ready to transform an abandoned Six Flags theme park into a vibrant multi-use area.

Republican Party responds to Edwin Edwards' bid for US Congress

 Following the recent annuncement that Edwin Edwards will run for US Congress, the Louisiana GOP has issued the following response from LoJason Doré, LAGOP Executive Director: