Statewide News

Bill making sexual activity between mental health doctors and patients shelved

A bill that would have made sexual contact between a psychotherapist and his patients illegal was shelved today. Nicole Dion promised to come back to the Capitol again next year to fight for the passage of this bill in Louisiana.

Former Saints RB Chuck Munice passes away

The New Orleans Saints mourn today’s passing of former running back Chuck Muncie at the age of 60 years old.

Louisiana teen removed from life support after injury on high school football field

After three days in intensive care, a family had to make the painful decision to remove their 17-year-old from life support.

Police name suspect in New Orleans parade shooting

A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured.

New Orleans shooting called street violence, not terror

Federal investigators say they have no indication the shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans was an act of terrorism.

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

(StatePoint) For families, summertime is all about active fun -- from vacations to ballgames, and fireworks to poolside picnics. But being on-the-go can mean lots of downtime in transit and waiting for activities to start.

How to Help New High School Grads Transition into Adulthood

(StatePoint) Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.

How Women Help Each Other Succeed

(StatePoint) Forget the old stereotypes that women need to be cutthroat and competitive to succeed. A new networking trend shows that cooperation is a great way to combat the challenges women face in business.

Marketing the news: just ask Wal-Mart, Kraft

There are often big marketing opportunities written into headline news.

Louisiana Earns its Highest Ranking Ever in State Business Survey

Chief Executive magazine recently revealed that CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana number 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.