Statewide News

LSU to improve crisis response plan

Three weeks after the bomb threat at LSU that forced a campus-wide evacuation, police are saying the crisis plan wasn't perfect and they're looking to improve it.

Man charged with LSU bomb threat

More charges have been filed against the man suspected of calling in a bomb threat to LSU. According to EBR Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore, William Bouvay has been charged with communication of a false bomb threat to a school.

LA constitutional amendments on ballot November

People in Louisiana won't just be voting for president in November. There are also nine proposed amendents to the state's constitution.

Roulette gambling conspiracy participants sentenced

The Western Distict U.S. Attorney's office has been real busy lately.

Can the Saints recover? Team still optimistic moving forward

On the football field there’s more bad news for the Saints. But the now 0-4 black and gold say they're heading in the right direction.

Record-breaking gator caught

Four hunters nabbed a giant alligator in Mississippi and lived to tell the tale. This gator weighed almost 700 pounds (697 and a half, to be exact), forming a new record in its state.

Saints 0 and 4

The Saints are still struggling. but the now 0 and 4 black and gold say they are heading in the right direction. For the second straight week New Orleans blew a late lead.

Louisiana Open

Every spring, professional golfers come to Acadiana to tee up for the Louisiana Open golf tournment at Le Triomphe golf club. The winning golfer walks away with a big pile of cash -- but there's not just one winner.

Pork shortage

An Acadiana food staple is threatened by this past summer's drought. The drought decreased yields of wheat, which farmers use to feed pigs. The price of raising the animals rose, and supply continues to decline.

Tax cut for sinkhole evacuees

People living in the mandatory evacuation area for the Assumption Parish sinkhole have the option to lower property value of their home for the 2012 tax year, according to the parish's tax assesor's office.