Statewide News

McGrady, Rockets parting ways

HOUSTON - Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets have reached a mutual decision that allows him to leave the team while the two sides try to facilitate a trade, likely ending the former All-Star guard’s tenure with t

Mike Leach suspended for bowl game, under investigation

Six days before the team closes its season in the Alamo Bowl, the game has become the least of Texas Tech's worries, which began this afternoon with a mysterious report from the university that coach Mike Leach woul

Census Bureau: Texas, Wyoming post big population increases

Americans, it seems, still have a love affair with the West. Texas and Wyoming were the big winners in the Census Bureau's annual population estimates, which were released on Wednesday.

Hunting season reopened

LAFAYETTE - Hunting season has reopened in parts of southeast Louisiana. Hunting has been restricted to bucks only, until further notice. It was closed due to the flooding that results in fawn mortalities.

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