Statewide News

New Orleans Hornets to continue receiving tax incentives

BATON ROUGE --- At the Capitol today, the Senate sent a tax break bill to the Governor's desk that will save the New Orleans Hornets $37 million over the next 10 years.

BBB warns of moving scams

High shool graduations, job transfers, home sales...there are a lot of reasons to move in May. Millions of Americans will change residences this year, according to the Census Bureau.

Mother's Day spending tops $18 billion

Mother's Day is known as a day to celebrate mom, but it looks like retailers had a reason to celebrate as well. Total spending for the day was expected to top $18 billion this year.

Louisiana granted over $10 million to turn around lowest-performing schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Louisiana will receive $10.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

More seniors face hunger

1 in 7 Americans over the age of 60 face the threat of hunger. That's according to the Senior Hunger Report Card, an annual report from the National Meals on Wheels Federation.

NSU game vs. Louisiana Tech canceled due to fire

NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State's baseball game against Louisiana Tech Wednesday night has been canceled due to a transformer fire behind the right field wall at Brown-Stroud Field.

Graduates may carry debt far into careers, study shows

As Ark-La-Tex graduates get fitted for that cap and gown, they're facing many economic hurdles. One of the biggest can be student loan debt.

Pajama bandit burglarizes Baton Rouge bank

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for an man that attempted to burglarize the Chase Bank located at 1312 O’Neal Lane at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Monday, May 7.

Boosie's attorney claims investigators didn't follow all leads

BATON ROUGE,LA — Day 2: Lil Boosie's attorneys claim investigators didn't follow all leads to try and find who killed Terry Boyd.

TEA Party Express to stop in ETX

We the People is sponsoring the Tyler stop for the TEA Party Express National Bus Tour "Restoring the American Dream." The bus arrives Friday afternoon at 5:30 at Lonestar Event Center, 4036 Farm Road 2767 ( East Erwin) outside the Lo