Statewide News

West Nile and high temps reason for early morning spraying

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito and Rodent Control is stepping up efforts to keep the mosquito population in check. They've announced they'll be conducting an early morning aerial spray mission this week.

Louisiana Lottery hunts for sales with Louisiana Sportsman Magazine Partnership

As scratch-off sales continue to explode, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation bagged another big one by entering into a strategic alliance with Louisiana Sportsman Magazine to produce a series of five $2 tickets bearing the publication’s fl

Saints unveil "Rebirth" stucture of likeness of Steve Gleason

The New Orleans Saints unveiled a spectacular tandem statue at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome today entitled “Rebirth.” The statue, commissioned by Saints’ Owner/Chairman of the Board Tom Benson, was unveiled in a private ceremon

LSU baseketball coach Johnn Jones to appear on Katz's corner Friday night senior college basketball writer Andy Katz will sit down with NCAA head men’s basketball coaches at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World for the sixth annual year of Katz Korner to discuss the biggest topics in the

Elizabeth Sumrall reflecting and moving on after Aurora shooting

 Less than a week ago Elizabeth Sumrall and her best friend Bonniekate Porciau stepped in to a crowded theater in Aurora, Colorado, they left it forever changed.

Schools say letter from Association of Educators is bully tactic against those in voucher program

After letters were sent to all participating voucher approved schools threatening legal action against them, supporters of the program are fighting back.

Will Tom Benson buy the Times-Picayune?

If one person gets his way there will be new life in the Times-Picayune.

Hornets to open season on Halloween at home vs. Spurs

The New Orleans Hornets will open the 2012-13 regular season at home on Wednesday, Oct. 31, when they take on Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs. The Hornets first road game comes on Saturday, Nov.

Lufkin man arrested twice for public intoxication in 12-hour period

A Lufkin man managed to get arrested for public intoxication twice almost 12 hours apart exactly Wednesday.

President Obama to speak in New Orleans

President Barack Obama is in New Orleans today as a part of a visit that will include remarks to the National Urban League conference.