Statewide News

Security camera captures tornado touchdown in Plaquemine

Security cameras at an industrial plant rolled as a tornado ripped through Plaquemine.

Notre Dame beats Alabama -- in dollars

Notre Dame is playing Alabama for college football's national championship on Monday night. But the Fighting Irish are already a certain winner over the Crimson Tide -- at least when it comes to money.

New Iberian mother charged with murder of own child

A mother from New Iberia has been arrested for the death of her 2-month-old child.

Baton Rouge students bring gun to middle school

Two students from a Baton Rouge middle school were arrested today for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school.

Fire destroys century-old church in Bogalusa, LA

A century old church located in Bogalusa went up in flames over the weekend. The three-alarm blaze completely destroyed the building.

Tornado destroys buildings in Ascension Parish

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down in Baker this morning. Winds reached an estimated strength of 105 mph, causing major damage along its path.

Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage case

A Supreme Court decision striking down the federal ban on gay marriage would bring dramatic changes to the financial lives of the country's 120,000 married same-sex couples.

Three more dead dolphins wash up along the Gulf Coast

The bodies of two dolphins and the head of another have washed up along the Gulf Coast, raising red flags for federal investigators already looking into roughly half a dozen dolphin killings.

Both parties consider cutting farm subsidies to avoid fiscal cliff

Republicans and Democrats are still largely at an impasse over a deficit reduction plan to help avert the fiscal cliff. Could farm subsidies be part of the solution?

Report: 6 million pounds of gunpowder improperly stored in Louisiana

A massive stockpile of at least 6 million pounds of gunpowder was found improperly stored in Louisiana's Camp Minden, not far from where an explosion occurred two months ago, authorities said.