Statewide News

New Orleans: Adult themed shoebox floats up for auction

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – It’s a New Orleans tradition for kids to build miniature floats out of shoeboxes, but what happens when those kids grow up and just can’t get over the little things?

Former LSU baseball and football standout Alvin Dark, dies at age 92

Alvin Dark, a member of the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame and an MLB World Series champion as both a player and manager, died Thursday at the age of 92 in his home in Easley, S.C.

NWS radar gets a little TLC

 Chances are you've seen one on your way to an airport or along the interstate. It may look a lot like a giant golf ball, but it actually serves a very important purpose and this week...it's getting a little 'TLC.'

A property tax math mistake is equaling millions in Livingston Parish

A math mistake is equaling millions in Livingston Parish. Now, services like Mosquito Abatement think the mistake could bring them back in business.

Inspector: No sign of investigation in 1,111 New Orleans sex crime-related calls

The report is full of harrowing details alleging that five New Orleans Police Department detectives in the special victims unit may have failed to investigate sex crimes over a three-year period. But one case stands out.

ATF investigating suspected arson fire in New Orleans

New Orleans police and members of the ATF are investigating a suspicious fire near the intersection of Prytania and and Constantinople.

Deadline day for December election

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the December 6, Louisiana General Congressional Election. People who have not registered or need changes to their registration have until the end of the day to meet the deadline.

Landrieu, Cassidy headed to election run off in Senate race

Senator Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy are heading to a run-off election on December 6, 2014. Landrieu won 42% of the vote with 618,840 votes, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

CNN projects runoff election in Louisiana's Senate race

The race for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu will go to a two-candidate runoff next month, according to a CNN projection.

Baton Rouge woman starts blanket, clothes drive for homeless veterans

On any given day...the staff at Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine is busy helping patients. But one employee has a goal to also help those less fortunate than others...homeless veterans.