Statewide News

H1N1 doses available

Louisiana — Doses of the H1N1 vaccine will be available for everyone in Louisiana starting next week. State health officials had limited the vaccine to target groups that were more likely to catch and spread the virus. Now that mos

Law enforcement agencies stepping up patrols

Louisiana — Law Enforcement agencies are stepping up patrols in anticipation of tonights celebrations. Officials say if you plan to drink designate a driver or take a taxi.

Texas study confirms lower autism rate in Hispanics

NEW YORK – Hispanic kids are less likely than their non-Hispanic white counterparts to be diagnosed with autism, and socioeconomic factors don't seem to explain the difference, according to a new study in Texas scho

McGrady, Rockets parting ways

HOUSTON - Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets have reached a mutual decision that allows him to leave the team while the two sides try to facilitate a trade, likely ending the former All-Star guard’s tenure with t

Mike Leach suspended for bowl game, under investigation

Six days before the team closes its season in the Alamo Bowl, the game has become the least of Texas Tech's worries, which began this afternoon with a mysterious report from the university that coach Mike Leach woul

Census Bureau: Texas, Wyoming post big population increases

Americans, it seems, still have a love affair with the West. Texas and Wyoming were the big winners in the Census Bureau's annual population estimates, which were released on Wednesday.

Hunting season reopened

LAFAYETTE - Hunting season has reopened in parts of southeast Louisiana. Hunting has been restricted to bucks only, until further notice. It was closed due to the flooding that results in fawn mortalities.

Funds cut for community programs

LOUISIANA - Thirty organizations across the state dedicated to teen pregnancy prevention and other community programs, will not see money from the state next year in an attempt to try and save the state money. The organizations were getting money

Legget stepping down as environmental quality chief

LOUISIANA - The Head of the State Department of Environmental Quality Harold Legget is stepping down. Governor Jindal has appointed Peggy Hatch to replace Leggett. Hatch will receive the same salary and perks Legget had. Legget held the posi

Louisiana roadways rank dead last

LOUISIANA - A new study says Louisiana roadways are the worst in the nation.