Statewide News

UPDATE: New Orleans shooting called street violence, not terror

  Federal investigators say they have no indication the shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans was an act of terrorism.

Nearly 8,000 Louisiana Students Receive Scholarship Offers

Governor Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Schools John White announced recently that the Louisiana Department of Education has successfully matched nearly 8,000 students with the school of their choice in the Louisiana Scholarship

State Now Offering Smartphone Apps to Report Wildlife Violations

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is now offering LADWF Tips apps for both Android and iPhone users to report outdoor related violations to Enforcement Division agents through their tip411 program.

Get Ready for Storm Season with Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Louisiana residents can save money on flashlights, batteries, generators and other emergency supplies during the 2013 Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday on Saturday, May 25, and Sun

Louisiana Earns its Highest Ranking Ever in State Business Survey

Chief Executive magazine recently revealed that CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana number 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.

LA firm recalls stew products due to misbranding, undeclared allergans

Acadian Fine Foods, LLC, a Church Point, Louisiana establishment, is recalling approximately 17,037 pounds of pork stew and chicken stew products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L.

BREAKING: ETX manhunt over, suspect caught

The manhunt for Patrick Seth Lee was cancelled around 7:00 p.m., Thursday night due to the major storms.

McLennan Co. Sheriff, Texas Rangers launch criminal investigation into West Plant explosion

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today directed the Texas Rangers to join McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara in launching a criminal investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in West, Te

AR offcials seeing LA citizens' help in solving 2012 murder case

State officials are asking for help is information leading to an arrest and solving of a February 2012 murder. It is believed Louisiana residents may have information helpful in this case.