Statewide News

NOPD officer arrested for alleged rape of 15-year-old girl

A New Orleans Police Officer was arrested last night for the alleged rape of a juvenile.

Boy, 14, in custody after shooting girl, 6

Police are sorting out why a teenager had a loaded gun and how he shot his 6-year-old family member inside a chiropractor's office.

Finding the perfect Mother's Day Gift

(StatePoint) Shopping for Mother's Day? You'll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.

Make your next family vacation truly meaningful

(StatePoint) If you're tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.

Small berries are packing big health benefits

(StatePoint) New research continues to conclude what many cultures knew hundreds and hundreds of years ago -- berries are good for our health.

Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire May 16

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on November 17, 2012.

Deadline approaching for Hurricane Isaac flood insurance claims

Louisiana property owners whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac-related flooding have only a short time remaining to file claims for their losses.

Tobacco tax hike deferred for now

Several bills that would raise the price of a pack of cigarettes are being put off for now, and smokers are breathing a sigh of relief.

Six-year-old child left on school bus all day

A six-year-old girl is forgotten on a school bus for more than six hours. The little girl, Ta' Corya Watson, fell asleep on the way to school.

Blind woman drives after 50 years

A Beech Grove woman drove a car for the first time in 50 years. In 1963, Marsha Hoagland Dorsey's parents got her a brand new car for graduation.