Statewide News

Crews expect to start plugging well permanently soon

Crews in the Gulf could begin the process to permanently plug the busted well as early as Monday night.

Residents rally at Cajundome

Lafayette was the site for thousands of residents as they packed the Cajundome for today's rally for economic survival. The rally's goal was to build pressure to lift a federal moratorium on deepwater drilling.

Cajun Hollywood Part 2

What do Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Dempsey, and Ashley Judd all have in common? They’ve each filmed a move here in Baton Rouge, within the last year.

Why Louisiana has become the Cajun Hollywood

While many businesses are struggling because of the Crisis on the Coast, one industry is booming. That's the film industry.

LSU Standout Chad Jones in Critical Condition

BATON ROUGE (KADN) -- Former LSU standout Chad Jones is listed in critical condition after an early morning car crash on Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans around 5 Friday Morning.

Hurricane Season Starts

BATON ROUGE (June 1, 2010) - Today is the first day of hurricane season and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is encouraging everyone to be ready.

BP Announces Launch of State-specific Response Web Sites

MOBILE, AL - BP announced the availability of four informational Web sites designed to offer state-specific oil spill information to residents of communities affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Experts look to cap leak after top kill failure

With the top kill method unsuccessful, experts work on their newest attempts to plug the leak. The procedure involves cutting off part of the busted pipe, then lowering a cap onto the leak.

New abortion requirement passes state Senate

The state Senate signed off on a new abortion requirement. Under the proposed bill, women will have to get an ultrasound before having the procedure.

State Representatives don't move forward with cell phone bill

BATON ROUGE — State Representatives decided to not go forward with a bill involving driving with cell phones. The Legislation would have allowed police to pull over people using a hand-held cell phone while driving. The bill could come up