Statewide News

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

Woman arrested for harboring Shawn Scott after Mother’s Day shooting; 7 total arrests

Another woman has been arrested for allegedly withholding information regarding the location of the Mother’s Day shooting suspects. This is the seventh arrest in connection to this case.

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.

Gun owners still hope for more protection under proposed state laws

For almost six months David Reynerson hasn't been able to keep semi-automatics in stock, as soon as the guns come in, they’re sold out. He believes customers are still worried the federal government will try to outlaw those guns.

Jindal, Wolverine Terminals announce $30 million crude oil project in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal and Wolverine Terminals LLC General Manager Terry Wilson announced the company will make a $30 million capital investment to establish a crude oil terminal and blending operation on a 15-acre Mississippi River site in St.

Police arrest suspect in New Orleans Mother's Day shooting

New Orleans police said they arrested a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting that left 19 people wounded this week.

This Summer: Stay in Shape without a Gym Membership

(StatePoint) It’s not as easy to hide under layers of clothing during the summer. You’ll want to look your best in those shorts, t-shirts and bathing suits; as such, staying in shape is key.

How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car

(StatePoint) The cost of car ownership is on the rise again this year, according to a new report from AAA. And if you’re a family on a budget or a senior on a fixed income, you may feel the impact already.