Statewide News

Volunteers fight for the coast with footballs

Crystal Kobza reports on one group's effort to help the coastal area.

Top prosecutor will not take on phone tampering case

NEW ORLEANS - The top federal prosecutor in New Orleans will not take on the alleged phone tampering case at Senator Mary Landrieu's office. U.S.

Arson up across the state

LOUISIANA - The State Fire Marshal's office says arson is up a whopping 30% over the last eight months. Officials believe a bad economy is to blame.

O'Keefe hinted about Landrieu job beforehand

NEW ORLEANS - It appears one of the men accused of trying to tamper with Senator Mary Landrieu's office phones gave a warning about the plot. Sources say James O'Keefe told people last week he was about to work a project in New Orleans. O'Keefe

Four men caught tapping Senator Landrieu's office

NEW ORLEANS - Four men have been accused of attempting to tap the phones of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's office in New Orleans. The four identified by the U.S.

Delta Air Lines lends a helping hand to Saints fans

NEW ORLEANS - Delta Air Lines is offering more options for Saints fans for the Super Bowl. The company is adding a nonstop flight on February 5th leaving from New Orleans. Delta will also offer two non-stop flights back to New Orleans on Februa

Inmate caught during Angola escape attempt

ANGOLA - A prison inmate tried to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Sunday. Roy McLaughlin made a run for it while working in the exercise yard. Prison officials say he escaped through razor wire by using his jumpsuit and restraints. Co

Homes evacuated in San Antonio as hill crumbles

SAN ANTONIO – Construction crews moved dirt to shore up a group of houses precariously perched on a crumbling hill in San Antonio on Monday as engineers tried to determine why the land below was shifting, causing do

Saints march on to Miami

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints will head to the Super Bowl for the first time ever in franchise history after an overtime win over the Vikings Sunday night. They will meet the Indianapolis Colts who defeated the New York Jets over on Sunday

Governor Jindal asking help from Who Dat nation

Louisiana — Governor Bobby Jindal wants to make this weekend's game a little more interesting with a bet against Minnesota's Governor. Governor Jindal wants "Who Dat" nation to head to his facebook page and help him decide what Minnesota sho