Statewide News

Horse owners urged to prepare for mosquito borne diseases

As summertime approaches and mosquitoes become more prevalent, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West

Louisiana Ranks 17th Nationally in Infant Immunizations

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.

School: No 'grinding' at prom

Dirty dancing has one local school telling their students to tone down their moves. What some call grinding, others call offensive. Dancing with a partner front-to-back is now banned in Port Townsend.

Police: Worker stole $10k in meat

A 43-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of chicken and other meat products from a distributor where he worked last year.

Fake nurse tries to steal pain meds right from patients' IVs

A woman who impersonated a nurse tried to steal patients' pain medications right out of their IVs in their hospital rooms at Seattle's Swedish Medical Center, police said Tuesday.

Medicaid expansion debate gets heated

The idea of taking more Medicaid dollars from the federal government has many up in arms.

Report: Louisiana ranks #13 in wind/hail losses in 2012

A recent study by State Farm revealed the top ten states for the most wind and hail losses from 2012.

Son furious after mom's wedding ring missing after her death

It is hard enough to lose a loved one, but now an Overland Park man is dealing with the possibility that someone stole his mother's wedding band from her body right after she died.

'Little miracles' survive historic separation surgery

A pair of six-month-old conjoined twins were surgically separated at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, doctors announced Tuesday. The 14-hour operation started Monday morning.

Police: Mother stabs children to death, then herself

Investigators said a mother who was found dead in a Mountain's Edge home last week stabbed her two children to death before killing herself.