Statewide News

DPS: Reward offered for 'TX Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Noah Earl Allen Jr., 45, to the "Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list," and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Woman arrested for cruelty after whipping child with studded belt

A Lake Charles woman was arrested for allegedly slapping a child with a belt that had studs.

'Demand a Vote' march to be held May 13

Texan Gun Rights, Gun Rights Across America, and Dallas-Fort Worth Day of Resistance along with Texas Voters, Law-Abiding Gun Owners, Parents and Concerned Citizens will march together on Monday, May 13, at noon to "DEMAND A VOTE" on

Empty nets in Louisiana three years after the spill

On his dock along the banks of Bayou Yscloskey, Darren Stander makes the pelicans dance.

Credit education: An important ingredient for homeownership

(StatePoint) There's a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.

LSU running back Jeremy Hill arrested for battery

LSU runningback Jeremy Hill was arrested early Saturday morning for an incident at a local bar. The Baton Rouge Police Department said that Hill, 20, was arrested early Saturday morning.

Mother's Day: Great tech gift ideas for modern moms

(StatePoint) You may not think your mom is "cool," but is she hip when it comes to technology? If you have a tech savvy mom, skip the order on the flower bouquet and treat her right this Mother's Day with the latest gear.

Horse owners urged to prepare for mosquito borne diseases

As summertime approaches and mosquitoes become more prevalent, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West

Louisiana ranks 17th nationally in infant immunizations

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.

Louisiana's cohort graduation rate reaches an all-time high

Governor Bobby Jindal and Louisiana State Superintendent of Schools John White announced recently that, for the second consecutive year, Louisiana's graduation rate has increased--reaching an all-time high of 72.3 percent of students comple