Statewide News

A letter from LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva

Dear Tiger Fan, As another summer creeps into the rearview mirror, we are looking head-on into another promising athletic year at LSU. It is late August and, as usual, emotions are running high as the sports season draws near.

One in nine Louisiana citizens owed state money

There's a good chance Louisiana owes you money, according to Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy.

Smith Co. authorities find missing toddler's body near home

A heartbreaking ending in the overnight search for a missing Smith County toddler.

Local bride-to-be on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

A Denham Springs bride is will become a star tonight on the TLC reality show hit "Say Yes to the Dress."

Mosquito Populations Increase Due To Lack Of Water

While a lack of water is causing problems nationwide mosquitos are also causing problems. State officials are urging you to be especially cautious when you go outside.

Officials hold press conference for St. John Parish tragedy, announce suspects

New developments have been released in yesterday's tragic shooting in St. John the Baptist Parish. State police held a press conference, announcing the six people charged in those shootings and their charges:

Road to recovery: Website hopes to help Bonnie Kate gain funds required for rehab

Baton Rouge-native Bonniekate Pourciau was one of those injured in the massacre during the Colorado movie theater shooting. Now, she’s back in Baton Rouge but has a long road to recovery ahead.

Powerball jackpot increases to fourth largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the Aug. 15 drawing climbed to $320 million Tuesday, the fourth largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Piccadilly to hold virtual food drive

Piccadilly restaurants across the southeast teamed up with Feeding America to help raise money to fight childhood hunger.

State Police find no violation of state eavesdropping laws in Saints inquiry

State Police investigators have concluded that there is no evidence to support allegations that state laws were violated by Mickey Loomis or the Saints organization following an extensive investigation into disclosures that Loomis had improperl