Statewide News

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Last piece of crashed plane removed from Baker neighborhood; investigation continues

The last piece of a crashed plane was removed today from a Baker neighborhood, the FAA announced.

Run on guns continues as proposed law to protect semi-automatic weapons fails to pass

A law that would have protected those who own semi-automatic weapons wasn't able to gain the momentum it needed to pass this session, continuing to the fuel the run on certain guns.

Rep. Austin Badon: Body of Terrilynn Monette found in Bayou St. John

The black, two-door Honda Accord registered to missing Harvey school teacher Terrilynn Monnette, was pulled from the floor of Bayou St. John this afternoon. Human remains were found inside the vehicle.

Law created to improve early childhood education in Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will improve early childhood education in Louisiana by aligning the licensing of daycare centers throughout the state with Act 3.

Plane crashes in Baker, sets two houses on fire

Emergency responders are on the scene of a plane crash in Baker. Sources have confirmed that the pilot was killed in the crash.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and

Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.