Statewide News

Eleven Slaughter residents file lawsuit against Monolyte Labs for medical issues caused by explosion

A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of 11 Slaughter residents who say they have experienced damages caused by an explosion that happened just under a year ago.

Man arrested for domestic abuse after 2.5 hour standoff with law enforcement

A 20-year-old man was arrested for holding a woman hostage, prompting a nearly three hour standoff with law enforcement.

New Orleans Saints players team up with United Way to rebuild homes

On Sunday, September 22, New Orleans Saint Roman Harper and teammates Lance Moore, Jahri Evans and Malcolm Jenkins, hosted a private team dinner along with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana at Eiffel Society to announce to their families, c

Auburn fan accused of stealing truck, kidnapping woman, hitting 9 parked cars in Baton Rouge

One Auburn fan who visited Baton Rouge never got the chance to see the big match-up. That’s because he was behind bars after he allegedly stole a truck, kidnapped a woman, and hit several parked cars.

Myth vs. Fact: DHH dispels rumors about Naegleria Fowleri Ameba, drinking water in Louisiana

The Department of Health and Hospitals wants to dispel myths and rumors associated with a recent confirmation of an ameba in the water system in St. Bernard Parish.

Tickets for Pelicans vs. Miami Heat preseason match-up go on sale Thursday

Tickets for the Pelicans’ preseason match-up against the Miami Heat on Oct. 23 will go on sale on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets for the game at Pelicans.com or by calling 504-525-HOOP.

2012 work-related fatalities decline in Louisiana

The number of work-related fatalities in 2012 in Louisiana declined to 106, according to a preliminary count by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Armored car guard arrested for stealing a $60,000 deposit bag

An employee of a local armored car company was arrested by Caddo sheriff's deputies for stealing a $60,000 deposit bag, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

'Grotesque' misconduct gets Danziger Bridge case tossed

Blasting what he called "grotesque prosecutorial misconduct," a federal judge Tuesday ordered a new trial for five former New Orleans police officers convicted of shooting unarmed civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.