Statewide News

Study shows LA has one of the highest black homicide rates in the nation

No one in Baton Rouge seems too surprised that our state had one of the highest black victimization homicide rates in the nation in 2012.

Muslims slam Jindal for London speech

Governor Bobby Jindal ruffled a lot of feathers today in London when he called out Muslim leaders for failing to crack down and denounce radical Islam.

New program gives LA veterans opportunity to get honorary diploma

The Louisiana legislature presented the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education with a program it just couldn't resist. And yesterday, the board voted unanimously to approve it.

IRS announces delays in taxpayer refunds this year

The IRS announced this week that it's receiving its lowest level of funding from Congress since 2008. That could result in a hiring freeze, meaning 3,000 to 4,000 full time employees will be gone by the end of June.

Louisiana State Police seek 30% raise, meet with committee Friday

Right now, Louisiana State Police make significantly less than their counterparts in other areas and they haven’t gotten a pay raise in over a decade!

Winn-Dixie recalls sour cream lemon pies sold in Louisiana

Winn-Dixie today announced an immediate recall of the Winn-Dixie Sour Cream Lemon Pies in select Winn-Dixie stores in Florida and Louisiana.

Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

A camel trampled two people to death over the weekend at a farm in Texas, authorities said.

Louisiana teen battling cancer meets cast of 'The Walking Dead'

Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con has come and gone, but it will have a lasting effect on 17-year-old Arthur Wear.

Elton John, The Who, Lady Gaga to headline Jazz Fest 2015

Today, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell announced its music lineup for 2015.