Statewide News

Louisiana's tourism industry is on the rebound

Louisiana's tourism industry was left in shambles after visitors shied away from visiting the state after the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Louisiana ranks #4 in rate of women murdered by men

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LPSO charges Hayden for sexually assaulting juvenile

Livingston Parish deputies are charging William Hayden, 49, for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in March 2013.

EBRSO charges William Hayden with another count of Forcible Rape

‘Sons of Guns’ reality TV star William Hayden is being charged with another count of Forcible Rape. Casey Hicks, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says Hayden allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl about 22 years ago.

Lafourche Parish inmate is back in jail after escape

UPDATE: The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office reports Jason Dempster is jail. -------------------------

'Cartel like’ marijuana grow operation busted in Tangipahoa Parish

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are working on a joint investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration after detectives discovered, what they call, a “cartel like” marijuana grow operation.

The Food Bank of NWLA receives a hefty donation to help fight hunger

SHREVEPORT, LA (KMSS) — The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana continues its efforts to work to solve hunger. Thursday afternoon the food bank announced a three-year investment from a community donation.

BR judge dismisses residency case against Mary Landrieu

19th JDC Judge Wilson Fields dismissed a residency case filed against U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu who's hoping to hold on to her Senate seat. The suit was filed by State Representative Paul Hollis, who withdrew his bid for Senate in July.

Baton Rouge Judge expects Mary Landrieu in court Friday Morning to discuss residency

An assistant for 19th Judicial District Judge Wilson Fields says the Judge will be in court at 9:00 AM Friday, and he's expecting to see former U.S. Senate Candidate Paul Hollis and current U.S.

Federal Judge upholds LA ban on same-sex marriage, appeal planned

United States District Judge Martin Feldman declared Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional. The judge issued a 32 page ruling Wednesday.