Statewide News

Hotline open for dialysis patients impacted by Hurricane Isaac

As Hurricane Isaac threatens southern Louisiana, dialysis patients are particularly vulnerable because they typically need treatment every two to three days, and any substantial delay can be life threatening.

School closures due to Isaac

We will continue to update this page with any school closures as they are announced. As of Monday 9 parishes have announced school closures. Governor Jindal anticipates another 22 parishes to close tomorrow. Ascension Parish:

Isaac on 'verge of becoming a hurricane' as it closes in on Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Isaac is close to becoming a hurricane and is expected to make landfall as a Category 1 storm Tuesday night, the National Hurricane Center said.

Isaac closes on the Louisiana coast

With less than a day to go before landfall, governments, business and residents in New Orleans and the central Gulf coast rushed to complete last minute preparations and braced themselves to bear the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Louisiana man guilty of dealing meth in East Texas

A 35-year-old Zwolle, LA man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Bossier firefighters will travel to make a wish come true for sick girl

Members of Bossier City Firefighters Local 1051 will head north to Fouke, Arkansas this weekend to grant a special wish to a brave 11-year-old girl.

Alligator violations on the rise in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division has seen a steady rise in alligator violations since 2009.

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.