Statewide News

Official demanded to resign

NEW ORLEANS — Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu are calling for the resignation of Keith Bardwell, a white justice of the peace, who denied marriage to an interracial couple.

Cajuns win a thriller

LAFAYETTE— The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin Cajuns defeated North Texas 38 to 34 on Saturday. The Cajuns are now 1-0 in the sun belt conference and 3-2 on the season. The Cajuns rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quar

Plane crash in Pineville

PINEVILLE— Two single engine Cessna planes collided in the air Saturday, killing two and injuring two others. The accident happened near Pineville Regional Airport during the "Fall Fly in", a socical event for reacreational pilots. Federal inve

Outback Steakhouse partners with local shrimpers

LOUISIANA— Governor Jindal announced Outback Steakhouse is partnering up with the Louisiana shrimping industry. All 14 Outback Steakhouse restaurants in the state will purchase Louisiana shrimp only.

ACORN stopped mid-rally

ACORN members hosting a rally in Baton Rouge were kicked off a local business' property. In June, an investigation began involving ACORN and embezzlment. Buddy Caldwell says a member of ACORN embezzled five million dollars, more than the previous

Seat belt law made stronger

A new law in effect this month is expanding the expression "click it or ticket." Now all members of a vehicle, from drivers to riders, will be required to wear their seat belt. Louisiana state police would like compliance, "And would urge you g

Teacher Dead in Stabbing at High School in Tyler

Some sad and shocking news to report out of east Texas tonight. A teacher has died in a stabbing at a high school in Tyler. 52 year-old Todd Henry was killed this morning. According to our reports, he was stabbed in the chest while trying to

Two are dead in a mobile home murder

Authorities are waiting on autopsy results from two people killed in a Denham Springs trailer park. On sunday, Livingston Sheriff's Deputies found 81 year-old Gary Savoie and 24 year-old Gary Salpietra dead inside a burning trailer. Authorities

Four dead in a murder suicide

A bloody rampage in Louisiana leaves three people dead, including the 2 year-old grandson of the shooter. Police say a man came to the home of his estranged wife, then opened fire, killing his 26 year-old son, his estranged wife, and his grandson.

Louisiana hospitals in the "red zone"

The economy may have an effect on some services at nearby hospitals. The Louisiana Hospital Association released a report earlier this week that says most of Louisiana hospitals are in the red.