Statewide News

18 illegal workers busted by Border Patrol

UNDATED - Authoriities say a large immigration bust took place in Livingston Parish. 18 construction workers were rounded up at the North Oaks Medical Center Wednesday and are currently in federal custody. The U.S.

LSU Concession stand worker busted stealing

BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen is busted for allegedly charging fans too much for snacks at LSU sporting events. Authorites say 18-year-old Chadwick Banks,a concession stand worker, is accused of double swiping patron's credit cards at Alex Box

State senator proposes plan to bypass health bill

UNDATED - A Louisiana lawmaker has a plan to bypass the health care reform bill, if its approved. State senator A.G.

LSU player tasered

BATON ROUGE - Two LSU athletes were cited over the weekend for fighting outside a Baton Rouge bar.

Fallout continues over doctor's firing

BATON ROUGE - The fallout over the 2006 firing of Dr.

FEMA maps could cause higher rates

Senator David Vitter wants FEMA to stop updating flood maps in certain areas. On Monday, the Louisiana Republican said that many areas could face a rise in insurance rates if FEMA is allowed to update maps before levee rapairs are done. Lafourc

Olbermann turns down invitation to Dallas Tea Party rally

At least one invited guest will not be coming to Saturday's Dallas Tea Party anniversary rally.

Mardi Gras officer under investigation

LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette city police officer is still on leave after mishandling an arrest during Mardi Gras. Fox 15 has obtained video of the incident posted on CNN's ireport.com. You can see the officer shaking and yelling at a young girl afte

Louisiana fails children's dental care

UNDATED - Louisiana received a failing grade in a new report on the state of children's dental care. A new study shows one in five children in the U.S.

Police arrest two alleged church arsonists

A pair of arrests are made in a string of church fires in East Texas. Authorities have taken 19-year-old Jason Robert Bourque and 21-year-old Daniel George McAllister into custody. Officials suspect the two are responsible for ten church fires