Statewide News

Officials arrest suspected kitten killer

Patterson, LA  — A Baton Rouge man has been arrested and booked into the Saint Mary Parish jail. Michael Bergeron, 34, is accused of killing kittens at a home on Natalie Lane in Patterson, LA.

Jonesville post office takes on "David and Goliath" fight

In a David and Goliath turn, an East Texas post office is fighting against the U.S. Postal Service's decision to close its doors. The Jonesville, Texas post office has served local residents since 1847.

House bill could ban talking on cellphones while driving

BATON ROUGE, LA — A House committee has approved a bill that would ban drivers from using their cell phones while driving. House Bill 695 was authored by Democratic Representative Austin Badon.

Four children perish in fire, mother arrested

RAYNE, LA — Late Saturday evening State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a residential fire in the community of Rayne which claimed the lives of four children.

Report: Guns growing economy

When it comes to growing the national economy, firearms are making a big boom.

UPDATE: Small plane with unresponsive pilot crashes into Gulf

A small plane that had circled the Gulf of Mexico with an apparently unresponsive pilot Thursday morning has crashed, Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Christopher O'Neil says.

Tiger Stadium expansion could happen this fall

Baton Rouge, La — The Tiger Stadium expansion could begin as early as this fall if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves a proposal at their next meeting next Friday.

Fake online profile causes stir in governor’s office

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Jindal administration says they're looking into who stole the Deputy Chief of Staff's online identity.

Doctor: exercise helps reduce stress during tax deadline

BROWNSVILLE — A South Texas heart doctor and personal trainer have some tips to stay calm and collective during the stressful tax deadline.

Man allegedly exposed himself to juveniles waiting for school bus

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA  — A man is behind bars tonight in Assumption Parish for allegedly exposing his genitalia to several female juveniles while they were waiting for their morning school bus.