Statewide News

New Orleans Saints to face Washington Redskins for season opener

The New Orleans Saints are just days away from their season opener agianst the Washington Redskins. It will be the first game with interim head coach Aaron Kromer at the helm.

BR ExxonMobil refinery responding to small crude oil spill in Mississippi River

ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery is responding to a small crude oil spill that happened early this morning. The company says that less than five barrels were spilled in the water at its Mississippi River docks.

Loads of Hope brings relief to flooded residents in LaPlace

Tide’s Loads of Hope mobile washing unit set up shop today, Tuesday, Sept. 4, in LaPlace. This area was hit hard by flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Residents got their first chance today to begin picking up the pieces.

FEMA assistance meeting being held Wednesday in French Settlement

Residents in Ascension and Livingston Parishes are eligible for FEMA assistance, and tomorrow, there will be a meeting held to show you how to apply.

Jaguars fans, cops get tires slashed

"We were happy coming back when somebody received a call saying that some of the cars had been vandalized," says Charles Kelly

BRPD ID's man hit by suburban on Perkins Road

Baton Rouge Police have identified the man killed in an overnight crash. We're told Jason Stablier, 27, was riding his bike on the 4900 Block of Perkins Road. He was riding from Congress.

Oiled wildlife discovered as pollution assessment teams survey Isaac’s damage

One dead juvenile pelican, 10 oiled dead nurtria and two live oiled pelicans were located in the marshes in the vicinity of Myrtle Grove, Sunday.

New Orleans Saints announce practice squad

 New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced today the team has signed the following players to their eight-man practice squad: DE Braylon Broughton, LB Ezra Butler, G Ricky Henry, G Harland Gunn, TE

Obama praises rescuers in storm-hit Louisiana

President Barack Obama praised rescuers and volunteers helping clean up after Hurricane Isaac on Monday and offered federal help to beef up flood protection in the stricken area.

Isaac's aftermath: Power outages, flood threats plague Louisiana

Nearly a week after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf Coast, the effects of the storm were still being felt Monday: From the thousands forced into shelters by flooding to the tens of thousands still living without power in sweltering condit