Statewide News

Police: Mother stabs children to death, then herself

Investigators said a mother who was found dead in a Mountain's Edge home last week stabbed her two children to death before killing herself.

Possible meteorite crashes into home

It came from outer space - maybe. The Wolcott Police Department said local resident Larry Beck called them before 10:30 a.m. Saturday and said a baseball-sized rock crashed through his Williams Court home the night before.

Five things to look for when choosing a dentist

(StatePoint) Choosing a dentist can be daunting. How do you know if your dentist is up-to-date with the latest technologies? That he or she has been keeping up on the latest in care? That equipment is clean?

Education organizations meet at State Capitol to discuss legislative session

Education continues to be a hot topic in this legislative session, and educators and teachers unions are gearing up for more hot debate this year.

Survey: Louisiana residents see healthcare cuts as unnecessary, believe state government should accept Medicaid expansion

In Louisiana, healthcare and higher education receive most of the burden of state budget cuts. So how does the public perceive these cuts?

Over 130 high-paying jobs to be filled at job fair in Gonzales

A job fair will be held in Gonzales for Methanex Corp., which is looking to hire workers for a new methanol production facility in Geismar that will open by the end of 2014.

Military explosive found on beach

A military explosive device was found Sunday afternoon on Cardiff State Beach, leading to evacuation of a stretch of beach, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.

Police: Man tried to steal $865 in nail polish

A 42-year-old man was caught attempting to steal $865 worth of nail polish from a CVS pharmacy on Washington Street last week, police said.

Scott Fujita signs one-day contract with Saints; announces retirement from NFL

The New Orleans Saints announced today that linebacker Scott Fujita has signed a one-day contract with the team and will announce his retirement from professional football.

Sending Mother's Day flowers? How to be sure they're a cut above the rest

(StatePoint) Sending flowers this Mother's Day? While ordering online, you could just send flowers from any floral website, but armed with a little insight and some easy-to-follow tips, you'll make a lasting impression with Mom.