Statewide News

Louisiana Seeking More Foster Families

The Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.

Louisiana Draws Awareness to Children's Mental Health

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital's Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is bringing attention to symptoms of mental illness and programs to support those who have mental health issues. It aims to increase public awaren

State Offers Free Air Quality Notification Program

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages citizens and businesses to become more aware of the air quality.

Louisiana Earns High Ranking for State Business Climate

Chief Executive magazine ranked Louisiana No. 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.

LA man accused of incest, cruelty to juveniles captured in TX

A Vinton man was tracked down in Texas after a Grand Jury indicted him for charges related to incest and cruelty to juveniles.

20 bills passed by Louisiana Legislature signed into law

Governor Bobby Jindal has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law. These additions make the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 26. HOUSE

VIDEO: TX woman dies, delivers baby, then comes back to life

When a pregnant teacher in Texas collapsed, her coworkers rushed to help. The woman technically died, gave birth, and then was brought back to life. Three month old baby Elayna now weighs a whopping nine pounds.

VIDEO: Gay TX 'Eagle Scout' speaks out new change for Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow openly gay youth to become Boy Scouts. More than 60 percent of the group's national council voted "yes" to approve the change.

Board votes 18-2 to end CSCOPE

The CSCOPE Board has voted 18-2 to end the CSCOPE lesson plans as promised in the letter given to Dan Patrick on Sunday.

New testing for students requires technology

Louisiana students have been doing well on their statewide LEAP testing. That said, when it comes to nationwide tests, Louisiana students are still ranked near the bottom.