Statewide News

LSU celebrates 150th anniversary

BATON ROUGE - LSU officials were celebrating the university's 150th anniversary on Tuesday. The event highlighted the school's accomplishments over all those years. Several alumni shared their stories from their time at LSU, but the focus turn

Jindal orders cut $13 million cut, jobs could follow

BATON ROUGE - More than 300 LSU instructors are expecting a letter of termination. Some of teachers have already received there notices, others are still waiting to receive word. The letter serves as a warning that the instructors could lose th

Cowboys expected to retain Wade Phillips

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has decided that head coach Wade Phillips will return next season despite the team's 34-3 loss Sunday to the Minnesota Vikings, a high-ranking team source said Monday.

Vikings blow out Cowboys 34-3

The Cowboys lost a heartbreaker to the Minnesota Vikings this weekend, officially ending their season. The Vikings rolled over Dallas 34 to 3. Minnesota will head to New Orleans to play the Saints in the NFC Championship Game.

Cold snap causes record number of fires

LOUISIANA — The recent cold snap is keeping firefighters across the state very busy.

Team set to respond to hazardous weather

LOUISIANA - The governor's office of Homeland Security and Emergency Prepardness has activated its Crisis Action Team to monitor and respond to winter weather hazards. The team will be in constant communication with the National Weather Service, a

Man dies of swine flu

SHREVEPORT - Health officials say another person has died from the swine flu in Louisiana. The state death total now sits at 41 people. Officials say the swine flu vaccine is now available to everyone in the state.

Houston soon to be home of abortion 'supercenter'

A coalition of pro-life advocates and religious leaders plan to gather in Houston on Jan. 18 to oppose what is expected to be the largest abortion clinic in the country.

Yao Ming and 6' 2" wife expecting first baby

UNDATED - Break out the cigars and/or Serbian professional basketball players! Rockets star Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li are expecting their first child in July, a Chinese newspaper reported Tuesday.