Statewide News

LA Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Audit: Louisiana food stamp program overpaid millions in benefits, possible fraud

An oversight allowed for the overpayment of millions in benefits for recipients of the Louisiana food stamp program, an audit revealed.

TX named 'Most Competitive State"

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012.

Two shot during robbery of house party in Lake Charles; suspects wanted

A house party ended at a hospital in Lake Charles after two people were shot during an armed robbery.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to drop, nat'l average expected to rise

Over the past week gas prices in the Baton Rouge-area have gone down, even though the national average saw an increase.

105-year-old bacon-loving granny in TX gets visit from the 'Wienermobile'

One bacon-loving grandmother in Texas got a special visit from the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. But, she didn't just get to see the unusual vehicle in person, she also got to ride around in it!

Connect with Your Children Outdoors this Summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.

How to Prepare Fast, Inexpensive Family Meals

(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking.

Protection of Texas Children Act passed by Texas House

House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act was passed by the Texas House of Representatives.