Statewide News

How do you feel about LEAP testing?

Integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program--known as iLEAP testing is coming up. 

Again, a female cop is hero at Fort Hood

A soldier has committed a deadly mass shooting at Texas' Fort Hood again. And again, a female police officer was involved in bringing the violent rampage to an end.

Ivan Lopez: Ft. Hood shooter profile examined

Ivan Lopez's friendly smile apparently gave no hint of a history of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.

Gov. Perry orders flags to half-staff

Governor Perry has ordered flags across the state be placed at half-staff following the tragedy at Ft. Hood Wednesday. The governor delivered the following order to Department of Public Safety Commander Jose Ortiz.

REPORTS: 4 dead, 16 injured in Ft. Hood shooting

[Breaking news updates 10:29 a.m.]

Bill to ban cell phone use in school zones

Driving through school zones requires a lot of focus and attention.

New company means 600 jobs for LA

More than 600 jobs are coming to North West Louisiana. Governor Bobby Jindal announced today that a new company is coming to Webster Parish.

Heavy rain causes flooding in New Orleans

Parts of New Orleans are flooded after heavy rains prove too much for the city's drainage systems. Drivers were stranded in waterlogged cars, and in some cases, the water got inside homes.

DPS to offer autism awareness training for first responders

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Office of State Fire Marshal will host a training seminar designed to better decuate law enforcement and other first responders on how to interact with and effectively communicate with people with A

Appeals court upholds challenged parts of Texas abortion law

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld two provisions of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.