Statewide News

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

Law agencies running out of space

Law enforcement agencies say they are overwhelmed with the amount of criminal evidence they have been forced to store. However, a new bill could help change that.

Mardi Gras ends, Lent begins

SHREVEPORT - In Shreveport-Bossier yesterday, Krewe members toasted to the end of the season along the Texas state bridge at midnight. With the end of Mardi Gras comes the start of Lent. About 200 people attended the event.

Pieces of Super Bowl grass for sale

MIAMI - Pieces of the sod from Sunlife Stadium, the stage for superbowl 44 will be on sale. This includes grass from the Saints end zone, 50 yard line and 25 yard line. It costs between 100 and 250 dollars per piece.