Statewide News

Canada shooting suspect had ties to jihadists, sources say

 The suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S.

Court rules judge in Adrian Peterson case will not step down

 A legal snag in the child abuse case of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been resolved.

Bentley, Dallas nurse's dog, tests negative for Ebola

 On Monday, October 21, samples from Bentley were sent to a lab to be tested for Ebola. The test results show that Bentley has tested negative for the virus.

Ebola-diagnosed Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, upgraded to good condition

Health officials announced Tuesday evening the Dallas, Texas, nurse who was admitted to NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit with Ebola has improved in health.

Gov. Jindal orders restrictions for West Africa travelers

 After weeks of urging the Obama administration to implement a travel ban to and from Ebola stricken countries, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken matters into his own hands.

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been linked to the problem.

Texas sex offender held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Deputies arrest Crowley teacher for indecent behavior with 3 students

A Crowley High School math teacher is now in jail on charges of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile.

LSU employee asked to stay home after returning from Liberia

The assistant director of The National Center For Biomedical Research at LSU has agreed to stay home for 21 days after returning home from a mission to Liberia.