Statewide News

Landrieu touts fight for oil and gas jobs in new ad

Pushing back after months of negative television commercials from pro-Republican outside groups, Democratic Sen.

Law enforcement searching for suspect in human trafficking investigation

BATON ROUGE – As part of ongoing multi-agency operations targeting prostitution and online solicitation throughout the state, investigators from the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit are seeking the public’s assistance loc

Louisiana House Bill addresses dogs riding in truck beds

The Louisiana State House passed a bill Monday that bans unrestrained dogs from riding in the back of trucks. Lawmakers want to make sure the animals are safe without causing an inconvenience for hunters.

Pulitzer Prize winner working on LSU book: 'Walking with Tigers'

New York native Jeffrey Marx is now working on his sixth book. The Pulitzer Prize winner and two-time New York Times best selling author is currently writing one LSU fans should love.

GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric Holder and events marking the anniversary of the law's passage renewed the dialogue ov

Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX authorities say they might have a mystery on their hands. Human remains have been found on property at the theme park.

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife search for missing man near San Antonio Bay

The Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are searching for a 48-year-old man after a good Samaritan came upon his boat with its throttles clutched near Victoria Barge Canal Friday.

4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

Four Mexican nationals, who were illegally fishing in U.S. waters off South Texas were rescued Friday, after their lancha began taking on water during a pursuit by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Brant.

Webb to retire as Northwestern State president later this year

Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year.

LSU baseball vs. Arkansas this weekend

Eighth-ranked LSU (25-8-1, 6-5-1 SEC) plays host to Arkansas (21-13, 6-6 SEC) in a three-game Southeastern Conference series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.