Statewide News

WISE fund donates millions to LA community colleges and technical schools

 Louisiana community and technical colleges received a huge boost today...in the form of $5,000,000! JPMorgan Chase and the state donated to the WISE fund to help ensure our students are well prepared for real world jobs.

Attorney General arrests Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Tulane doctor developing new test for Ebola that's quick, safer

Tulane's Dr. Robert Garry has spent the last several months frantically working to find a way to help control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Judge grants AG's request to block ebola waste disposal in LA

A temporary restraining order has been granted blocking the disposal of incinerated waste from the Dallas Ebola victim’s personal items and belongings at a Louisiana landfill, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Governor Bobby Jindal declares a state of emergency due to severe weather

Governor Bobby Jindal issued a proclamation today declaring a state of emergency as a result of severe weather that is moving through Louisiana, threatening the lives and property of the citizens of the state.  

LA landfill tells Texas officials it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, has told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's remains. The issued the following statement:

Attorney General trying to block Ebola waste from being dumped in LA

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is seeking a temporary restraining order to block the disposal of incinerated waste from the Dallas Ebola victim’s personal items and belongings at a Louisiana landfill.

Atheist group demands changes at Texas school

 The organization that went after the Hawks for Christ group for its prayers at China Elementary and filed a complaint against the Kountze cheerleaders for Bible-based banners, is now accusing Hardin- Jefferson schools of more constitution

The life expectancy rate is the highest of all time

More and more people are living to one hundred everyday.

Body of Houma man found in St. Mary Parish

The body of a Houma man was recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish this morning, Oct. 6, by search and rescue officials.