Statewide News

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.

Over 100 ‘shake-and-bake’ meth labs recovered Baton Rouge home

Roughly 100 bottles used to make methamphetamine were discovered this afternoon in a Baton Rouge home.

Wife arrested for shooting husband four times during domestic dispute

A woman was arrested for attempted murder for allegedly shooting her husband numerous times.

How technology is making books more engrossing for readers

(StatePoint) Are you reading less than you used to? You're not alone.

New methanol production facility to be built in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp.

Help protect your home from wicked weather

(StatePoint) With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Louisiana receives funding for needs of disabled, low-income people

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

How to keep your land pest-free

(StatePoint) Spending time outdoors can recharge the soul and bring the family together.

Course choice expands educational opportunities for students

Online registration for the Louisiana Course Choice Program at www.LouisianaCourseChoice.net

Signs your teen is in trouble and what to do about it

(StatePoint) Being a teenager is never easy, but for some kids, it is excruciating. For parents, being able to tell the difference between normal growing pains and real trouble is crucial.