Statewide News

Census Bureau: Texas, Wyoming post big population increases

Americans, it seems, still have a love affair with the West. Texas and Wyoming were the big winners in the Census Bureau's annual population estimates, which were released on Wednesday.

Funds cut for community programs

LOUISIANA - Thirty organizations across the state dedicated to teen pregnancy prevention and other community programs, will not see money from the state next year in an attempt to try and save the state money. The organizations were getting money

Legget stepping down as environmental quality chief

LOUISIANA - The Head of the State Department of Environmental Quality Harold Legget is stepping down. Governor Jindal has appointed Peggy Hatch to replace Leggett. Hatch will receive the same salary and perks Legget had. Legget held the posi

Louisiana roadways rank dead last

LOUISIANA - A new study says Louisiana roadways are the worst in the nation.

Team that lost 100-0 ends awful streak

The Dallas Academy girls basketball team won the respect - and sympathy - of millions after losing a game 100-0 with class and dignity last winter.

Saints, Cowboys play on Saturday

NEW ORLEANS - On Saturday the 13-0 Saints will try for another win. They take on the Dallas Cowboys at the sold out Superdome. It has already been a history making season for the black and gold as they try to make it to the Superbowl. Both t

Education leaders call for tuition change

UNDATED - Education leaders want to change the way state universities raise tuition. A panel that is looking to revamp Louisiana's public college system suggested that lawmakers give up the majority of their authority over tuition hikes. Right

Tony Romo’s engaged! Tony Romo’s NOT engaged!

DALLAS - Yesterday, gossip site Gossip Center (it has gossip right in the title!) ran an item saying that Candice Crawford, girlfriend of Cowboys QB Tony Romo, was walking around sporting what appeared, to them, to

Wettest month on record for New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - December has already become the wettest month on record for the New Orleans area. The National Weather Service says the rainfall is 11.3 inches above normal. 3,600 Entergy customers lost power Monday in the New Orleans area becaus

Lt. Governor running for mayor of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu has announced he will run for mayor of New Orleans. This comes after five months of saying he had no plans to run for the office. He made the announcement one day before qualifying open