Statewide News

Students crash and burn in driving simulation

Texting and driving is now the leading cause of car crash deaths in America. Catholic High School students in Baton Rouge learned this first hand today when Unite's Arrive Alive tour stopped by.

APSO: convicted felon sold heroin near Gonzales school, in presence of minors

A man is now in jail after selling heroin near Gonzales Middle School and in the presence of minors, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Marine receives a new home upon return from deployment

 A United States Marine and single father who proudly served the country was honored on Tuesday with a brand new home.

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.

2 more 'Sons of Guns' stars now in jail

More trouble for some of the "Sons of Guns" reality show. Today, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kristafor Ford and his wife Stephanie Hayden for child abuse charges.

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.

WISE fund donates millions to LA community colleges and technical schools

 Louisiana community and technical colleges received a huge boost today...in the form of $5,000,000! JPMorgan Chase and the state donated to the WISE fund to help ensure our students are well prepared for real world jobs.

Attorney General arrests Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Tulane doctor developing new test for Ebola that's quick, safer

Tulane's Dr. Robert Garry has spent the last several months frantically working to find a way to help control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Judge grants AG's request to block ebola waste disposal in LA

A temporary restraining order has been granted blocking the disposal of incinerated waste from the Dallas Ebola victim’s personal items and belongings at a Louisiana landfill, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.