Statewide News

Assumption Parish man creates massive Christmas light display

Ray Daigle turned on his Christmas lights Friday night for the first time this season, 1.3 million lights dancing to more than 20 songs.

Updated: Over 100 vehicles collide in massive Texas pileup

At least two people were killed and as many as 120 injured in Thanksgiving pileups involving an estimated 100 cars on a foggy stretch of highway in southeast Texas, authorities said.

Texas state rep challenges Governor Perry to drug test

The Governor of Texas says people receiving unemployment benefits should be required to take a drug test, something one state representative says the Governor should do as well.

Facebook introduces job search, competes with LinkedIn

Watch out, LinkedIn. Facebook is jumping into the job search space, with a Social Jobs App that includes listings from services like Monster and BranchOut.

Mardi Gras 2013: When do the good times start rolling?

 Turkey and trees may be hot items for the next two months, but many have another holiday in mind: Mardi Gras.

Missing Person in Broussard

  Around noon today Broussard Police were dispatched to a residence on Robichaux road to investigate a missing person.

Reactions from Congressmen Boustany and Landry about Election Results

  Campaigning for the run-off between Representatives Boustany and Landry has already begun; in fact, it never stopped.

New Memorial Built in Honor of Veterans Day

  John Dan has built a memorial on the Frontage Road right off Exit 92.  It is visible to those who pass I-10 westbound.

Texas father accused of kidnapping son after committing murder arrested in Louisiana

 A 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Tyler, TX by his father after a fatal shooting was found safe in West Monroe, La.

General Russel Honoré tells story of Katrina response in new book

3-star General Russel Honoré (Army, Ret.) led his troops into New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina, restoring the city from anarchy back to order.