Statewide News

Single engine plane crashes in Iberia Parish, pilot survives

IBERIA PARISH, LA  — A single engine plane crashed this morning in Iberia Parish. The pilot was transported to a local hospital, but the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

31 victims identified in widening Texas Air Force base sex scandal

The U.S. Air Force has now identified at least 31 women as victims in a growing sex scandal, a four-star general said Thursday, and there might be more.

Governor Jindal released statement on Obamacare ruling

BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal released the following statement today on the Supreme Court's ruling on President Obama's health care law:

ETX copper thieves busted after pocket dialing 911

Lufkin — Two copper thieves are under arrest after accidentally dialing 911 early Wednesday morning.

Saudi student convicted in Texas bomb plot

A 20-year-old Saudi student in Texas has been convicted by an Amarillo federal jury of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.

Dice game argument leads to fatal shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA — A man died last night after being shot twice in the stomach.

Baton Rouge man surrenders to AG's Office for medicaid fraud

Baton Rouge—A Baton Rouge man surrendered to agents with the Louisiana Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and has been charged with two felony counts of forgery and two felony counts of filing or maintaining false public

Explosion leaves Morgan City without power

Thousands of people are waking up in the dark in Morgan City after an explosion at the city's main power plant.

Hour-long foot chase ends in tased suspect; 2 officers hospitalized

Two officers were hospitalized Tuesday during an hour-long foot chase in Killeen. The chase began when officials were serving a warrant on Roel Reando Brown, 25, who was wanted for aggravated sexual assault.

Shreveport Farmers' Market continues to draw big crowds

The summer heat didn't keep shoppers away from the Shreveport Farmers' Market Tuesday afternoon. Hundreds turned out to buy everything from fresh fruits and produce to homemade salsa and jams.