Statewide News

Bandit fails to rob bank, steal purse within minutes

A failed bank robbery attempt led to a failed purse snatching Friday afternoon.

Voodoo lineup filling up with addition of Jack White

Jack White--one of the most prolific and renowned artists of the past fifteen years--has been confirmed as the final headliner for The Voodoo Music Experience.

Drew Brees signs long-term contract with Saints

UPDATE: ESPN is reporting that a deal has been reached between Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. After a year of negotiations the quarterback agreed to the long-term contract. The deal includes $100 million for 5 years.

New information in the Drew Brees contract controversy

Sources say the Saints and Brees are more than $10-milliion apart in guaranteed money the quarterback will receive.

'Loan Ranger' strikes again!

The man known as the 'Loan Ranger' has robbed yet another bank in Texas.

BRPD officer arrested for malfeasance in office

Detectives arrested Officer Jake Chustz, 27, late last night charging him with Felony Theft, and Malfeasance in Office.

State Farm to drop as Bayou Classic sponsor

his year's 39th Annual Bayou Classic between Southern and Grambling will be the last one sponsored by State Farm.

Hornets acquire Ryan Anderson

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have acquired forward Ryan Anderson from the Orlando Magic in exchange for forward/center Gustavo Ayon.

Jindals Voucher Program To Start In August

Governor Jindal's voucher program will start in August.   Several teachers unions tried to keep it from being funded but a judge refused to stand in the way.

Facebook Notifying Users To Remove Malware

Facebook is notifying users who have a certain type of malware on their computers to remove it. The virus DNS changer once infected approximately four million computers across the world.