Statewide News

State of Louisiana files $3B lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers

The State Attorney General’s Office confirms that Louisiana has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage done to the State’s wetlands as a part of the MR-GO project.

Man suffers heart attack and dies during LSU vs. 'Ole Miss game Saturday

LSU officials say a man has died of a heart attack at Tiger Stadium during the school's 10-7 victory over Mississippi on Saturday night.

Law enforcement arrests 2 more 'Sons of Guns' stars

More trouble for stars on the now-canceled "Sons of Guns" reality show. Friday, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kristafor Ford and his wife Stephanie Hayden for child abuse charges.

PETA asks Texas A&M to change tradition

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Texas A&M to change one of its long standing traditions.

Canada shooting suspect had ties to jihadists, sources say

 The suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S.

Court rules judge in Adrian Peterson case will not step down

 A legal snag in the child abuse case of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been resolved.

Bentley, Dallas nurse's dog, tests negative for Ebola

 On Monday, October 21, samples from Bentley were sent to a lab to be tested for Ebola. The test results show that Bentley has tested negative for the virus.

Ebola-diagnosed Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, upgraded to good condition

Health officials announced Tuesday evening the Dallas, Texas, nurse who was admitted to NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit with Ebola has improved in health.

Gov. Jindal orders restrictions for West Africa travelers

 After weeks of urging the Obama administration to implement a travel ban to and from Ebola stricken countries, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken matters into his own hands.

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been linked to the problem.