Statewide News

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.

How to live life on your own terms

(StatePoint) If your daily routine has you wanting more out of life, you're not alone. Work, chores and other day-to-day responsibilities may make the concept of "living life on one's own terms" sound unattainable.

MISSING: Endangered runaway teen has 8-month-old baby with her

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl who left home with her 8-month-old child.

Free Hugs: New Orleans man spreads love during time of tragedy

In times when tragedy strikes like the Boston bombings, it's important to remember there are still good people in the world.