Statewide News

Louisiana hunter education reminder

As hunters begin to prepare for the 2014-15 hunting season, one thing they should not overlook is hunter education.

U.S. Marshals arrest New Iberia man for attempted murder, home invasion

A New Iberia man is now in jail after breaking into a home almost two months. U.S. Marshals arrested Arneze Jack, 25, at a home on Bodin Road in Ashton, around 6:30 p.m. on August 5, 2014.

BR mayor appears in music video to promote healthy living

There's a brand new music video people are watching around Baton Rouge, because it features our mayor, Kip Holden!

7 new laws that now affect Louisiana drivers

Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare.

West Nile Virus spreads in St. Tammany Parish

St. Tammany Parish, LA (WGNO) -- A warning tonight for neighbors in St. Tammany Parish. West Nile Virus is spreading among mosquitoes there. WGNO News Anchor Vanessa Bolano talks testing and precautions from the North Shore.

LA Attorney General arrests 8 men in child exploitation bust

In the latest effort to keep Louisiana children safe, the state’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force affiliates have joined forces in arresting eight men for crimes related to the sexual exploitation of children.

Crews cleaning up hazardous material after BR train derailment

Seven cars from a train travelling along tracks near S. Choctaw and N. Sherwood Forest Drive in Baton Rouge, LA, derailed around 9:30 AM, Friday.

BESE to join Common Core lawsuit against Jindal

Tuesday morning, at a special meeting about Common Core, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to join the lawsuit against Governor Jindal.

Inside the life of an undocumented immigrant living in Shreveport

For one undocumented immigrant living in Shreveport, his journey and road to success was paved with hardships and fear. George crossed the Mexican border into the United States illegally 15 years ago.