Statewide News

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.

Hurricane preparedness tax free weekend

Forecasters with Weather Services International released their first predictions for the 2013 hurricane season estimating 16 named storms, nine hurricanes, and five category 3 or higher intense hurricanes.

TX police officer arrested for animal cruelty after shooting cat with arrow

Veterinarians from South Texas Veterinary Specialists are treating a cat here after he was allegedly shot with an arrow by an off-duty Boerne police officer Tuesday evening.

Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the sunshine.