LOUISIANA - A report out Wednesday shows one in every four children in Louisiana lives in poverty.
Officials say the two main predictors of a child's well-being in Louisiana are race and place.
A majority of public school students come from low
LOUISIANA - It appears fewer people are becoming sick with swine flu in Louisiana.
State health officials have noticed a decrease in the amount of people getting the H1N1 flu over the last few weeks.
Officials still want folks to stay healthy.
UNDATED - The state is asking for more time to offer hurricane recovery benefits from last years storms.
Federal aid is scheduled to end in March, but state officials are asking for a 6 month extension.
Louisiana's hurricane recovery chief says
BATON ROUGE - Five are dead and seven remain in critical condition after a minivan flipped over on I-10 near Baton Rouge Saturday.
Officials say the van was likely overweight and not designed to carry so many people.
LOUISIANA - Louisiana businessman, Matthew Pizzolato, is accused of running a ponzi scheme and was arrested Friday.
Prosecutors say he duped 160 investors out of nearly 20 million dollars.
They claim he used the money to buy cars, cruises and
TAMPA BAY - The New Orleans Saints have now moved to a perfect 10-0 record Sunday.
The Saints drubbed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38-7 in Florida.
This is the longest winning streak in Saints franchise history.
PONCHATOULA - The Tangipahoa district attorney says a man could be sentenced to 500 years behind bars for allegedly running an 11- million dollar ponzi scheme.
Investigators say 60-year-old William Chaucer Jr., has been taking money from about 200
UNDATED - A federal judge is blaming the Army Corps of Engineers for the devastating flooding that came in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
On Wednesday the judge ruled in favor of residents who say the army corps' monitoring of the Mississippi Rive
LOUISIANA — Former Louisiana first lady Candy Edwards is alledgly a victim of domestic violence.
The east Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Brian Low for allegedly beating up edwards.
Low is the father of Edwards' 3-year-o
LOUISIANA — Two more people have died from swine flu complications in Louisiana.
That total number of deaths is now 35.
A man from the Monroe area and a man from the Lake Charles area died within the last week.
The swine flu vaccine i