Statewide News

Body of missing Louisiana 6-year-old found in garbage can

Louisiana authorities said Tuesday they found the body of a missing 6-year-old girl, stabbed and stuffed in a trash can down the street from her home.

Victim gets hit with bar stool after refusing sexual advancement; suspect arrested

A 41-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly hit someone with a bar stool after they declined his sexual advances.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.

SBA Louisiana’s Veterans’ conference is coming to Baton Rouge

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Louisiana Women in the Wild fishing workshop participants test skills in Grande Isle

Participants in the spring “Louisiana Women in the Wild” Fishing Basics Workshop” were able to test their skills during a June weekend fishing trip to Grand Isle.

Louisiana's unclaimed property program gives back most money in a single year

Louisiana's Unclaimed Property Program had an all-time record-breaking year in 2013 and returned $31.3 million in refunds to more than 25,000 individuals, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Radioactive material discovered on TX Army base

Fort Bliss officials announced radioactive material has been discovered on Biggs Airfield.

TX most wanted fugitive captured in El Campo

Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in El Campo, Texas. Kotlar has an extensive criminal history, and was recently wanted for parole violation.

Texas attorney general jumps into governor's race

Longtime Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a political conservative, announced his candidacy for governor on Sunday.

Perry defends strict abortion law in Texas

The bill placing new curbs on abortion that passed the Texas legislature last week isn't anti-women, Gov. Rick Perry argued Sunday.