Statewide News

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

Data shows babies born in state spend fewer days in intensive care

Partnerships between the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, nonprofit advocacy groups and Louisiana hospitals reduced the number of days babies born in Louisiana have spent in Neonatal Intensive Care units by 20,000, according to pre

Troopers discover 50 pounds of marijuana during I-20 traffic stop

During the morning hours of April 24, a state trooper stopped a 2012 Chrysler 200 for a traffic violation on I-20 eastbound west of Ruston in Lincoln Parish which lead to the discovery of marijuana in the vehicle.

VIDEO: President George W. Bush Presidential Library celebration

Hundreds gathered in Dallas on Thursday to witness the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library. After the dedication, the crowd was entertained with music and a spectacular fireworks show.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Houston by Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division agents.

TX photographer arrested on 24 counts of child exploitation

A photographer has been arrested on child exploitation charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

TX doctors offer free fertility consultations

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week, two Dallas-based fertility specialists will offer free consultations on Saturday, May 4th.

Registered sex offender robs grandmother at gunpoint

A New Iberia man has been taken into custody after he allegedly pulled a gun on his grandmother and robbed her.

Five things to look for when choosing a dentist

(StatePoint) Choosing a dentist can be daunting. How do you know if your dentist is up-to-date with the latest technologies? That he or she has been keeping up on the latest in care? That equipment is clean?