Statewide News

Funds cut for community programs

LOUISIANA - Thirty organizations across the state dedicated to teen pregnancy prevention and other community programs, will not see money from the state next year in an attempt to try and save the state money. The organizations were getting money

Legget stepping down as environmental quality chief

LOUISIANA - The Head of the State Department of Environmental Quality Harold Legget is stepping down. Governor Jindal has appointed Peggy Hatch to replace Leggett. Hatch will receive the same salary and perks Legget had. Legget held the posi

Louisiana roadways rank dead last

LOUISIANA - A new study says Louisiana roadways are the worst in the nation.

Team that lost 100-0 ends awful streak

The Dallas Academy girls basketball team won the respect - and sympathy - of millions after losing a game 100-0 with class and dignity last winter.

Saints, Cowboys play on Saturday

NEW ORLEANS - On Saturday the 13-0 Saints will try for another win. They take on the Dallas Cowboys at the sold out Superdome. It has already been a history making season for the black and gold as they try to make it to the Superbowl. Both t

Education leaders call for tuition change

UNDATED - Education leaders want to change the way state universities raise tuition. A panel that is looking to revamp Louisiana's public college system suggested that lawmakers give up the majority of their authority over tuition hikes. Right

Tony Romo’s engaged! Tony Romo’s NOT engaged!

DALLAS - Yesterday, gossip site Gossip Center (it has gossip right in the title!) ran an item saying that Candice Crawford, girlfriend of Cowboys QB Tony Romo, was walking around sporting what appeared, to them, to

Attorney General says agencies working together

BOSSIER CITY - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says law enforcement agencies in the state are doing a better job working together. Caldwell says turf wars among agencies were preventing them for sharing information. He says for the first time i

Lt. Governor running for mayor of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu has announced he will run for mayor of New Orleans. This comes after five months of saying he had no plans to run for the office. He made the announcement one day before qualifying open

FEMA sales trailers for cheap

LOUISIANA - Old FEMA trailers went up on the auction block this weekend and hundreds showed up to buy a new home. The auction is part of a strategy to generate funds to pay for the Lamar Dixon Expo.