Statewide News

3 more cases of West Nile confirmed in Louisiana

The number of confirmed West Nile cases in Louisiana continues to rise weekly. In the latest report from the Depertment of Health and Hospitals, three more people have contracted the virus.

Texas Giant rollercoaster set to reopen

The Texas Giant roller coaster is set to reopen this weekend, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death on the ride.

TxDOT teams with Dallas Cowboys to hand off hybrid car as part of Drive Clean campaign

Giving new meaning to the term, “winning drive,” the Texas Department of Transportation has teamed up with the Dallas Cowboys to give away a 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid as part of the Drive Clean Across Texas air quality campaign.

1 arrested after allegedly defacing 9/11 monument in Louisiana with pop art

Police have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly defacing a monument dedicated to those who perished in the 9/11 attacks.

VIDEO: TX neighborhood watchman now suspected serial rapist

Police have identified a suspect in one of a series of sex assaults in a Dallas neighborhood. Authorities say DNA evidence connects Van Dixson to one of the rapes.

BPCC becomes one of only a few colleges in Louisiana to offer state licensing exams for contractors

Bossier Parish Community College Testing Center has recently become one of only a few colleges in Louisiana to offer computer-based licensing exams for the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, making test-taking for contractors more

George Strait to take final bow at AT&T Stadium

Legendary country music singer, George Strait, announced in a press conference, Monday, he would end his "George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away" tour at AT&T Stadium (formerly k

Utah State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Utah State Quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the second week of the college football season.

Don't mess with Texas leads to reduction in roadside trash

Besides being one of the state’s most popular slogans, Don’t mess with Texas ® also is proving to be effective as an anti-littering message.

LA Secretary of Revenue to visit Bossier City this week for Tax Amnesty 2013: A Fresh Start tour

Louisiana Secretary of Revenue Tim Barfield will travel the state to speak with local communities about a tax amnesty program to run from September 9 through November 22.