Statewide News

Ark-La-Tex observes Memorial Day

Across the Ark-La-Tex on Memorial Day, there are dozens of barbecues and backyard parties. However, there are also many ceremonies, reminding us what the day truly means.

Former LSU player arrested after reacting to cousins' recent murders

Port Allen, La — A former LSU safety is locked up on charges after reacting the murder of two of his relatives in Port Allen.

Reminder: Recreational fishing and hunting licenses to expire in June

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind recreational anglers and hunters that the 2011-2012 licenses will expire on June 30.

2 murder suspects escape from Texarkana jail

TEXARKANA, Ark. - Two suspects awaiting trial on murder charges used a hacksaw to escape from an Arkansas jail early Monday, authorities said.

Miss Black Louisiana USA Talented Teen Pageant holds first casting call

New Orleans – Calling all talented teens! The Miss Black Louisiana USA Organization is kicking off its first official casting call for the 2013 Talented Teen Pageant, with auditions scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2012.

Best of the Bayou holds festival poster contest

Houma, LA- The Best of the Bayou is seeking artists to design a poster for the inaugural event to be held in downtown Houma in September.

Claiborne working out with Cowboys

VALLEY RANCH, TX (FOX44) - Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

Louisiana hurricane prep sales tax holiday this weekend

LOUISIANA — On Saturday and Sunday, Louisiana residents will have a chance to stock up on necessary items to prepare for this hurricane season.

Seven arrested for scam that cost victims tens of thousands of dollars

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA — Seven people were arrested for an asphalt paving scam that has cost several victims tens of thousands of dollars.

ETX mother who stoned children to death 8 years ago back in court

SMITH COUNTY — The East Texas woman who stoned two of her children to death and seriously injured another has been released from her court-ordered mental health facility, according to Smith County court documents obtained by KMSS.