Statewide News

11 Louisiana residents sentenced for stealing SNAP, CCAP benefits

BATON ROUGE, LA (DCFS) — The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announces the convictions of 11 Louisiana residents who fraudulently received more than $81,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Chil

LSU QB Brandon Harris to start against Auburn

True freshman quarterback Brandon Harris will make his first start as a college quarterback Saturday when LSU takes on Auburn. Harris has been Anthony Jennings’ back up for the first five games of the season.

Louisiana AG appeals Lafayette judge’s ruling on same-sex marriage

Today, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell appealed a Lafayette judge's ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. He filed his appeal with the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Foster Farms recalls over 39K lbs. of frozen chicken from North LA facility

Foster Farms is initiating a Class I voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Foster Farms Frozen Cooked Grilled Chicken Breast Strips produced at its Farmerville, Louisiana, cooked chicken facility.

Still not clear: OGB healthcare switch looms

Today's meeting was a chance for lawmakers and citizens to get the facts concerning the new and very confusing healthcare plans from the Office of Group Benefits.

Former St. Tammany Parish Coroner pleads guilty to felony theft

Former St. Tammany Coroner Peter Galvan pleaded guilty today to three counts of felony theft, announced criminal prosecutors with the Louisiana Attorney General’s Public Corruption Unit.

New LA health care plans costing more and providing less

Tomorrow morning, you have a chance to sound off on a proposed new health plan for Louisiana's state workers, retirees and teachers.

What's next for Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban?

This week's ruling on same sex marriage is a step forward for the LGBT community, but its full extent is still unclear.

Police: Shreveport man threw scalding hot grits on girlfriend

Shreveport, Louisiana (KMSS) — A Shreveport man was taken into custody by police following a domestic dispute in North Shreveport early Tuesday morning.

Texas funeral home employees charged with abuse of corpse

Three El Paso area funeral home employees have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of abuse of a corpse, forgery and tampering with government records after the El Paso County Clerk's department received a government document con