Statewide News

DEMCO warns of utility scams taking place in LA

DEMCO has sent a warning to Co-op members and area residents regarding a utility scam currently taking place.

Police raid Port Allen massage parlors in possible sex trafficking ring

Police raided two Port Allen massage parlors on Monday morning, all in an attempt to shut down what may be a sex trafficking ring.

LA tourism wins annual award for Southern region

The Louisiana Office of Tourism is the State Tourism Office of the Year according to the Southeast Tourism Society.

LA DHH does poor job monitoring WIC according to audit

Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals is doing a bad job of monitoring the WIC program. That's according to the findings of a brand new audit just released by the State Legislative Auditor's Office.

Father, 7-month-old son laid to rest after November 13th shooting

Grieving family and friends packed a New Orleans church Saturday to lay to rest a young father and his seven-month-old son, both victims of street violence in the city.

Office of Debt Recovery to move forward collecting overdue ethics fines

At Thursday’s meeting of the Cash Management Review Board, leaders of the Office of Debt Recovery (ODR) agreed to move forward with State Treasurer John Kennedy's suggestion to immediately begin the process of collecting over $1.6 mil

LA Treasurer Calls for Further Scrutiny of Light City's State Contracts

BATON ROUGE, LA - Light City, a non-profit organization in New Orleans that failed to properly document federal expenses, also has state contracts, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Jindal still deciding on 2016

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday it's still way too early to announce whether or not he's running for president in 2016.

Drunk driver arrested for causing crash that killed 1-year-old child

A 30-year-old man was arrested for DWI after he allegedly caused a crash that killed a 1-year-old child.

Former head coach of New Orleans Saints passes away

The New Orleans Saints mourn the passing of former head coach Bum Phillips at the age of 90 years old at his ranch in Goliad, Texas.