Statewide News

Five things you should never say in a job interview

(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.

Returning to normalcy after a cancer diagnosis

(StatePoint) Cancer. It's a word no one wants to hear, yet all too many people are diagnosed each year. With a diagnosis comes many questions, most importantly how to get the best medical care possible.

Fort Polk Progress asking citizens to assemble

Fort Polk Progress is encouraging civic organizations, school groups, cheerleaders, and church groups across Central Louisiana and East Texas to line the streets of Leesville at 3:30 p.m. on Monday April 15 along La.

Louisiana State Police named best dressed

The Louisiana State Police has been selected by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) as the best dressed state a

Disaster case management available for those impacted by Hurricane Isaac

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) recently released details about $8 million in disaster case management services that are now available in 26 parishes for individuals and families still recovering from 2012's

State earned income credit is beneficial for working families

Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana families with low to moderate incomes can increase their state tax refunds with the Louisiana Earned Income Tax Credit.

Spring is a great time to see migrating birds in Texas

In the first-ever study of a LA4 cohort from Pre-K through 8th grade, the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette found children participating in high-quality Pre-K programs demonstr

Woman’s boyfriend arrested for connection to death of 2-year-old

ALLEN PARISH, LA — In Allen Parish, deputies are trying to find out what happened to a 2-year-old little girl, who died from what they say were third-degree burns all over her back.

Man accused of beating ex-girlfriend unconscious, kidnapping her

A man was arrested after he allegedly beat his ex-girlfriend unconscious and kidnapped her.

Good Samaritan saves 3 during shrimp boat fire in TX

Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the a shrimp boat caught firejust north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday.