Statewide News

Hacker disables more than 100 cars remotely

More than 100 drivers in Austin, Texas found their cars disabled or the horns honking out of control, after an intruder ran amok in a web-based vehicle-immobilization system normally used to get the attention of con

State representative wants same grading systems

A local state lawmaker is trying to make things simple for Louisiana's school system. Lafayette's state Representative Rickey Hardy wants to introduce a bill to make all of the school's grading systems the same in the state.

18 illegal workers busted by Border Patrol

UNDATED - Authoriities say a large immigration bust took place in Livingston Parish. 18 construction workers were rounded up at the North Oaks Medical Center Wednesday and are currently in federal custody. The U.S.

LSU Concession stand worker busted stealing

BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen is busted for allegedly charging fans too much for snacks at LSU sporting events. Authorites say 18-year-old Chadwick Banks,a concession stand worker, is accused of double swiping patron's credit cards at Alex Box

State senator proposes plan to bypass health bill

UNDATED - A Louisiana lawmaker has a plan to bypass the health care reform bill, if its approved. State senator A.G.

LSU player tasered

BATON ROUGE - Two LSU athletes were cited over the weekend for fighting outside a Baton Rouge bar.

FEMA maps could cause higher rates

Senator David Vitter wants FEMA to stop updating flood maps in certain areas. On Monday, the Louisiana Republican said that many areas could face a rise in insurance rates if FEMA is allowed to update maps before levee rapairs are done. Lafourc

Olbermann turns down invitation to Dallas Tea Party rally

At least one invited guest will not be coming to Saturday's Dallas Tea Party anniversary rally.

Louisiana fails children's dental care

UNDATED - Louisiana received a failing grade in a new report on the state of children's dental care. A new study shows one in five children in the U.S.

Law agencies running out of space

Law enforcement agencies say they are overwhelmed with the amount of criminal evidence they have been forced to store. However, a new bill could help change that.