Statewide News

6th grader from Covington selected as state winner in Doodle 4 Google art contest

A 6th grader from Abita Springs Middle was selected from more than 130,000 students as a winner in the Doodle 4 Google competition.

Obie the daschshund to undergo surgery

After losing nearly 40 pounds, a world famous dog will be going under the knife. Obie the dachshund made headlines last year for his major battle with his weight. At his heaviest, Obie weighed in at 77 pounds.

Dead infant found at recycling plant

The body of an infant was discovered by an employee of a recycling plant Wednesday morning. The discovery was made just after 4 a.m. at the RMC recycling plant in Chicago Ridge.

4 Morehouse Student Athletes Arrested for Sexual Assault

Four Morehouse College athletes have been accused of sexual assault, according to arrest warrants obtained by WSB and information discovered by the Atlanta Daily World.

Catch your limit this fishing season

(StatePoint) Want to catch your limit this fishing season? You`ll need practice and time-tested wisdom.

Are women better leaders than men?

(StatePoint) With more women rising to top positions in business and government, the topic of women and their capacity for leadership has been all the buzz in the media lately.

Bill making sexual identity discrimination illegal shot down

The LGBT community took another hit in their fight for equality at the State Capitol today.

From one local family to another: State’s largest daily paper sold

The Georges family announced today that they have purchased the state’s largest daily print newspaper.

Louisiana has record-shattering year for tourism revenue

Record numbers have been reported for the tourism industry in Louisiana. The high numbers include money spent on hotels, food and retail.

Former Miami Dolphin give homeless man VIP treatment

Former Miami Dolphin Chad Johnson is going viral this week, not for his past run-in with the law or his messy divorce, but for what many are calling an act of kindness.