Statewide News

Medicaid expansion bills continue to be defeated at the Capitol

One by one, proposed laws to expand Medicaid are being shot down at the capitol. The latest in the line, Senate Bill 125, died in the Senate Finance committee.

Musicians raise their instruments to support victims of Mother’s Day shooting

Musicians are raising their instruments to show support for the victims of the Mother’s Day shooting.

This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

Woman arrested for harboring Shawn Scott after Mother’s Day shooting; 7 total arrests

Another woman has been arrested for allegedly withholding information regarding the location of the Mother’s Day shooting suspects. This is the seventh arrest in connection to this case.

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Gun owners still hope for more protection under proposed state laws

For almost six months David Reynerson hasn't been able to keep semi-automatics in stock, as soon as the guns come in, they’re sold out. He believes customers are still worried the federal government will try to outlaw those guns.

Jindal, Wolverine Terminals announce $30 million crude oil project in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal and Wolverine Terminals LLC General Manager Terry Wilson announced the company will make a $30 million capital investment to establish a crude oil terminal and blending operation on a 15-acre Mississippi River site in St.