Statewide News

8-year-old accidentally shot by brother

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Deputies are investigating an accidental shooting of a 8-year- old in near Baker. They say it happened around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Old Rafe Mayer Road.

This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

Woman gets 57 months for impersonating safety official after Gulf oil spill

A Louisiana woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety official following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Storm damage from parts of East Texas and Northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service released a complete list of damage from the May 16th severe thunderstorms that rocked parts of North and East Texas and parts of Northwest Louisiana.

TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

Beware the "crazy ants" of the South

Beware the "crazy ants."

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.