Statewide News

Baby killed in crash; Mother suspected of DUI

A mother is behind bars tonight after Troopers say she caused a car accident that resulted in the death of her 5 month old child.

Instructor arrested for sexual conduct with teen student

HAMMOND, LA — An employee of a college prep program in Tangipahoa Parish has been arrested for engaging in sexual activities with one of the students in the program.

Marriage rates at all-time lows

Four in ten American women won't make that trip down the aisle in their lifetimes. That's according to a new government report, which shows the number of marriages across the country is at an all-time low.

Police: Man tries to kidnap infant from hospital by posing as physician

ALEXANDRIA, LA - Police are trying to figure out why a man posed as a physician and allegedly attempted to kidnap a two month old child from its hospital room.

Supporters react to Gingrich visit

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spent Tuesday in Louisiana, ahead of the state's primary election on Saturday.

Gas prices force budget cuts in East Texas town

If you've been feeling the pinch at the pump lately, you aren't alone. Local municipalities are dealing with rising fuel prices too. For one East Texas town, it's causing officials to take a second look at the budget.

Louisiana ranks last in nation for women’s pay

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana ranks last in the nation when it comes to women's pay according to a new study from the U.S. Census. According to the study, for every dollar a man earns a Louisiana woman is paid 77-cents.

Street Tweets

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BassMaster tournament brings thousands to the Ark-La-Tex

It was a busy weekend for professional bass fishing, as the Super Bowl of the sport unfolded at the Red River.

Street Tweets

The Caddo Commission has recently passed an ordinance banning the sale of animals along roadways and commerical parking lots.