Statewide News

Report: Louisiana ranks #13 in wind/hail losses in 2012

A recent study by State Farm revealed the top ten states for the most wind and hail losses from 2012.

Son furious after mom's wedding ring missing after her death

It is hard enough to lose a loved one, but now an Overland Park man is dealing with the possibility that someone stole his mother's wedding band from her body right after she died.

'Little miracles' survive historic separation surgery

A pair of six-month-old conjoined twins were surgically separated at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, doctors announced Tuesday. The 14-hour operation started Monday morning.

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.