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Regulator decreases Progressive auto insurance rate in Louisiana - Insurance Business

Regulator decreases Progressive auto insurance rate in Louisiana  Insurance Business

Policyholders will see lower rates starting September.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 8:48 am


Louisiana's first responders train for disaster - WWLTV.com

Louisiana's first responders train for disaster  WWLTV.com

BATON ROUGE, La. — While nothing was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico heading into the week, first responders nonetheless trained for the worst in the state ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 3:21 am


Our Views: Louisiana Capitol’s short-term thinkers miss long-term challenges of our state - The Advocate

Our Views: Louisiana Capitol’s short-term thinkers miss long-term challenges of our state  The Advocate

While there is much legislative self-congratulation after Louisiana's biggest pork-barrel highway bill in years, the public deserves better.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 3:00 am


260-plus bottlenose dolphins dead in strandings from Florida to Louisiana - WSB Atlanta

260-plus bottlenose dolphins dead in strandings from Florida to Louisiana  WSB Atlanta

More than 260 bottlenose dolphins have died in a series of strandings up and down the Gulf Coast from the Florida Panhandle to Louisiana since January, ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 2:11 am


Analysis: Education a winner in Louisiana budget tug-of-war - The State

Analysis: Education a winner in Louisiana budget tug-of-war  The State

After a decade of stagnant financing or deep cuts, public education came out of Louisiana's legislative session as one of the big winners, with new money for ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:53 am


Louisiana held its own Iowa Straw Poll for Republicans - WWLTV.com

Louisiana held its own Iowa Straw Poll for Republicans  WWLTV.com

Southwestern Louisiana Republicans hosted the state's first-ever gubernatorial straw poll Saturday afternoon.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:32 am


UVa football: Cavs get commitment from Louisiana DB - Roanoke Times

UVa football: Cavs get commitment from Louisiana DB  Roanoke Times

Donovan Johnson, a defensive back from Louisiana, confirmed Sunday on Twitter that he has committed to Virginia for 2020.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:09 am


Despite election year, criminal justice revamps cleared Louisiana Legislature, but it wasn't easy - The Advocate

Despite election year, criminal justice revamps cleared Louisiana Legislature, but it wasn't easy  The Advocate

This being an election year, advocates began the legislative session worried that lawmakers would shy from adjusting the sweeping Criminal Justice ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:23 pm


Louisiana League of Women Voters: Cassidy, Kennedy should buck Mitch McConnell on voter access bill - The Advocate

Louisiana League of Women Voters: Cassidy, Kennedy should buck Mitch McConnell on voter access bill  The Advocate

It has been observed that Louisiana is not a red state or a blue state — it is a non-voting state. From local to state and federal elections, we have a crisis of faith ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:00 pm


At least 27 football fields of trash collected in Louisiana - KLFY

At least 27 football fields of trash collected in Louisiana  KLFY

Over 60,000 cubic yards of trash was picked up in Louisiana last year, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).

Published on 16 June 2019 | 9:46 pm


UPDATE: Sunshine Bridge now open after being hit again - KATC Lafayette News

UPDATE: Sunshine Bridge now open after being hit again  KATC Lafayette News

The Sunshine Bridge is now open after being closed for part of the day after a crash. The Coast Guard reports that a tank ship struck the Sunshine Bridge in St.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 9:00 pm


Louisiana Democrats cheer Gov. Edwards, but the party's fortunes continue to tumble; here's why - The Advocate

Louisiana Democrats cheer Gov. Edwards, but the party's fortunes continue to tumble; here's why  The Advocate

Louisiana Democrats cheered Gov. John Bel Edwards as he made the case for why he deserves re-election this year, at the party's annual fundraising dinner in ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 9:00 pm


Holtz: LA Tech sees benefits from LSU-partnered, 'Louisiana only' satellite camps - Monroe News Star

Holtz: LA Tech sees benefits from LSU-partnered, 'Louisiana only' satellite camps  Monroe News Star

"I give coach Orgeron an awful lot of credit for the job he's done in the state of Louisiana."

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:46 pm


Louisiana Bicycle Festival held in Abita Springs - WGNO New Orleans

Louisiana Bicycle Festival held in Abita Springs  WGNO New Orleans

Each year, the Louisiana Bicycle Festival in Abita Springs is held and it celebrated pedal power and creative spirit.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:46 pm


Carencro man named 2019 Louisiana Haggar Hall of Fame Dad - KATC Lafayette News

Carencro man named 2019 Louisiana Haggar Hall of Fame Dad  KATC Lafayette News

A Carencro dad has been named the 2019 Louisiana Haggar Hall of Fame Dad. Darrell Boudreaux, 47, is a delivery driver for Coca Cola. He was nominated by ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:34 pm


High-speed chase through Louisiana & Texas ends badly for suspect - MyArkLaMiss

High-speed chase through Louisiana & Texas ends badly for suspect  MyArkLaMiss

An east Texas man is behind bars today, after leading multiple law enforcement agencies from Louisiana and Texas on a high-speed chase late Saturday ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:15 pm


Kilgore man arrested after Louisiana chase ends in Marshall - Marshall News Messenger

Kilgore man arrested after Louisiana chase ends in Marshall  Marshall News Messenger

A Kilgore man reportedly driving a stolen vehicle was arrested Saturday after leading multiple law enforcement agencies from Louisiana and Texas on a high ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:46 pm


Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners - Big Easy Magazine

Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners  Big Easy Magazine

Come out and volunteer to help provide Louisiana's inmates with reading material by opening letters, picking out books to match their interests, wrapping…

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:05 pm


Alligator bites off piece of patrol car in Louisiana - FOX5 Las Vegas

Alligator bites off piece of patrol car in Louisiana  FOX5 Las Vegas

Sheriff's deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 2:00 pm


Court activity on June 14: Debra Miles vs BP p.l.c. - The Louisiana Record

Court activity on June 14: Debra Miles vs BP p.l.c.  The Louisiana Record

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Debra Miles and Kristina Sansone against BP p.l.c. ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:39 pm


Family of 'Jennings 8' victim comes forward in new doc, says Louisiana woman wasn't murdered by serial killer - Fox News

Family of 'Jennings 8' victim comes forward in new doc, says Louisiana woman wasn't murdered by serial killer  Fox News

The grieving loved ones of Jennings, La., resident Whitnei Dubois don't believe she was murdered by a serial killer. The 26-year-old's body was found at a rural ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:35 pm


Louisiana craft brewers tap into competition and slowing sales - NOLA.com

Louisiana craft brewers tap into competition and slowing sales  NOLA.com

Louisiana craft brewers produced 7 million gallons last year.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:00 am


Southeast Louisiana People in Business for June 16, 2019 - The Advocate

Southeast Louisiana People in Business for June 16, 2019  The Advocate

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi national office in Baton Rouge has named Melissa Eudey as assistant to the executive director, Michelle Lowery as chapter ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:15 am


Louisiana Volunteer And Rescue Group Helps Aid Disabled Dallas Citizen After Last Week’s Storms - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Louisiana Volunteer And Rescue Group Helps Aid Disabled Dallas Citizen After Last Week’s Storms  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Louisiana based volunteer and rescue group, Louisiana Cajun Navy, came to help a disabled Dallas resident who's property ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 11:09 pm


Town of Iowa holds first-ever Iowa Straw Poll in Louisiana - KPLC

Town of Iowa holds first-ever Iowa Straw Poll in Louisiana  KPLC

The Town of Iowa took a page from the state of Iowa, gearing up for the 2019 Louisiana gubernatorial race.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 10:47 pm


More than 175K Louisiana drivers will see car insurance rates drop in September; here's why - The Advocate

More than 175K Louisiana drivers will see car insurance rates drop in September; here's why  The Advocate

Some Louisiana drivers will see their car insurance rates drop starting later this summer.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 9:30 pm


A Louisiana track coach drowns in Florida - KLFY

A Louisiana track coach drowns in Florida  KLFY

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge high school released tragic news about its track and field coach.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 7:19 pm


18- wheeler crash claims the life of a Louisiana man - KLFY

18- wheeler crash claims the life of a Louisiana man  KLFY

The crashed happened on US Highway 190 and involved an 18-wheeler. The crash claimed the life of 60-year-old Richard Dewayne Ziesemer of DeRidder.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 7:07 pm


More than 200 dead dolphins were found from La. to Fla. - ABC15 Arizona

More than 200 dead dolphins were found from La. to Fla.  ABC15 Arizona

A total of 261 bottlenose dolphins were found stranded between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle, officials said.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 2:57 pm


8-foot alligator attacks Louisiana police patrol car - Fox News

8-foot alligator attacks Louisiana police patrol car  Fox News

An eight-foot alligator reportedly bit off a large piece of a Louisiana Sheriff's patrol car Monday afternoon.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 9:20 am


STM's Moreau earns Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year - KATC Lafayette News

STM's Moreau earns Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year  KATC Lafayette News

CHICAGO (Press Release) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Maddie Moreau of St.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 3:06 am


Crackdown results in employee arrest at Louisiana State Penitentiary - KALB News

Crackdown results in employee arrest at Louisiana State Penitentiary  KALB News

Louisiana State Penitentiary detained a corrections officer on Friday for smuggling cellphones and money to inmates inside the prison.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 2:26 am


Nearly 300 hepatitis A cases reported in Louisiana since Jan. 2018 - WAFB

Nearly 300 hepatitis A cases reported in Louisiana since Jan. 2018  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - At least 281 Louisianans have been diagnosed with hepatitis A in the last 18 months, according to Louisiana Department of ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:06 am


Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75 - The New York Times

Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75  The New York Times

Lil' Buck Sinegal, a guitarist whose mastery of zydeco and the blues made him a sought-after player heard on albums by Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco, ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:21 pm


FEDERAL JUDGE: One Louisiana Magistrate can't jail people just because they can't afford bail - MyArkLaMiss

FEDERAL JUDGE: One Louisiana Magistrate can't jail people just because they can't afford bail  MyArkLaMiss

Attorneys at one civil rights law firm say a federal judge's judgment against the New Orleans magistrate could have an impact on people stuck in jail because ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 10:28 pm


Virginia continues recruiting push in state of Louisiana - 247Sports

Virginia continues recruiting push in state of Louisiana  247Sports

247Sports takes a closer look at notable prospects Virginia has targeted in the state of Louisiana across multiple classes.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:28 pm


Saharan dust could make its return to Louisiana this weekend - Shreveport Times

Saharan dust could make its return to Louisiana this weekend  Shreveport Times

Saharan dust could be making a return to Louisiana this weekend. WGNO in New Orleans reported the dust from Africa could arrive in the state as early as ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:26 pm


Authorities seek man accused of killing ex-Louisiana mayor - WDSU New Orleans

Authorities seek man accused of killing ex-Louisiana mayor  WDSU New Orleans

Authorities in Louisiana have been searching for a man accused of killing a former city mayor.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 5:59 pm


Louisiana named 2nd Worst State - Beauregard Daily News

Louisiana named 2nd Worst State  Beauregard Daily News

Louisiana residents take pride in their home state, and many love the lives they lead. It may come as a shock to residents to find out that Louisiana ranked near ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 4:52 pm


Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer - Fox News

Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer  Fox News

A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking an August execution date for a convicted child rapist and murderer in what would be the state's first execution in almost 10 ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:57 pm


Sinking Louisiana: Modeling For Change - WWNO

Sinking Louisiana: Modeling For Change  WWNO

Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan is the state's guide for restoring its disappearing coastline and defending cities from rising seas. It includes things.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:11 pm


As Louisiana bans 'fake meat' labels, Tyson Foods enters the market - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

As Louisiana bans 'fake meat' labels, Tyson Foods enters the market  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Louisiana is among a slew of states, including Missouri and South Dakota, that have passed legislation against “fake meat” being labeled as meat at a time ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 10:00 am


Louisiana leaders at odds on how to monitor Medicaid participants - WAFB

Louisiana leaders at odds on how to monitor Medicaid participants  WAFB

Senator John Kennedy wants a new law to assure the eligibility of Medicaid participants, but Governor John Bel Edwards says there's already a functioning ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:26 am


Louisiana ATC will release permit applications for CBD retailers - KALB News

Louisiana ATC will release permit applications for CBD retailers  KALB News

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control will soon be issuing permits to those wanting to sell Cannabidiol (CBD) products.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 1:04 am


Louisiana AG Jeff Landry signs off on filing lawsuit against Denka plant in LaPlace - The Advocate

Louisiana AG Jeff Landry signs off on filing lawsuit against Denka plant in LaPlace  The Advocate

State Attorney General Jeff Landry has approved a request from state environmental regulators to file suit against Denka Performance Elastomer, a chemical ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 12:25 am


10-year sentence for participant in abuse of caged autistic woman in Louisiana - Knoe.com

10-year sentence for participant in abuse of caged autistic woman in Louisiana  Knoe.com

A man jailed in mid-2016 will serve roughly seven more years behind bars for his role in horrific physical and psychological abuse of an autistic woman who was ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 11:02 pm


After thousands booted from Medicaid rolls, Louisiana to spend $400M less under program's projections - The Advocate

After thousands booted from Medicaid rolls, Louisiana to spend $400M less under program's projections  The Advocate

Louisiana's Medicaid program will spend about $400 million less than expected in the nearly ended budget year, largely because tens of thousands of people ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:55 pm


Louisiana judges, sheriffs to get pay raises — costing $1.8M — under new bill signed by Gov. Edwards - The Advocate

Louisiana judges, sheriffs to get pay raises — costing $1.8M — under new bill signed by Gov. Edwards  The Advocate

Louisiana judges will receive a pay raise this year – and potentially a 12.5% salary hike over the next several years – under a new measure signed into law by.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:45 pm


Louisiana I-10 Welcome Center in Toomey is once again closed - KPLC

Louisiana I-10 Welcome Center in Toomey is once again closed  KPLC

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana I-10 Welcome Center at the Texas and Louisiana border, also known as the Toomey Rest Area, had it's soft ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:45 pm


The view from one of the last abortion clinics in Louisiana - The Christian Science Monitor

The view from one of the last abortion clinics in Louisiana  The Christian Science Monitor

Access to abortion has been declining dramatically in many parts of the United States. This is a look at some of the human stories behind that trend.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:08 pm


High water, spillway openings take toll on Louisiana harvests - National Fisherman

High water, spillway openings take toll on Louisiana harvests  National Fisherman

High water events and the unprecedented two spring 2019 openings of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway have sharply depressed Louisiana's landings of oysters, ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 pm


TripAdvisor's 'best Louisiana pizzeria' arrives in Baton Rouge with Wildwood Pizza - 225 Baton Rouge

TripAdvisor's 'best Louisiana pizzeria' arrives in Baton Rouge with Wildwood Pizza  225 Baton Rouge

Earlier this year, TripAdvisor named Wildwood Pizza in Alexandria the best pizzeria in Louisiana. Now, you can enjoy its pies right here in Baton Rouge.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:30 pm


Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana - WSET

Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana  WSET

MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:26 pm


Man accused of burning Louisiana churches charged with federal hate crimes - Vox.com

Man accused of burning Louisiana churches charged with federal hate crimes  Vox.com

The federal charges against Holden James Matthews come two months after the churches received more than $2 million in donations.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 2:40 pm


Why It Matters That a City Council in Louisiana Repealed a Ban on Saggy Pants - Mother Jones

Why It Matters That a City Council in Louisiana Repealed a Ban on Saggy Pants  Mother Jones

Lawmakers in Shreveport, Louisiana voted 6-1 on Tuesday to repeal a 12-year-old ordinance banning pants that sag below the waist after outcry over the death ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 10:00 am


State Police: Two men traveling in Louisiana found with $59,900 in tire - KLFY

State Police: Two men traveling in Louisiana found with $59,900 in tire  KLFY

Louisiana State Police arrested two Florida men with over $60000 during a traffic stop.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 2:14 am


Louisiana's new internet sales tax collection system might be delayed until 2020; here's why - The Advocate

Louisiana's new internet sales tax collection system might be delayed until 2020; here's why  The Advocate

Putting together the software necessary to collect taxes on internet sales is taking longer than expected, so legislation sitting on the governor's desk would ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 11:32 pm


Man Accused of Burning Louisiana Churches Is Charged With Hate Crimes - The New York Times

Man Accused of Burning Louisiana Churches Is Charged With Hate Crimes  The New York Times

A Louisiana man accused of setting fire to three churches this past spring has been charged in an indictment with federal hate crimes, prosecutors said on ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:12 pm


Louisiana Medicaid spending $400M less than expected - NOLA.com

Louisiana Medicaid spending $400M less than expected  NOLA.com

Louisiana's Medicaid program will spend about $400 million less than expected in the nearly ended budget year, largely because tens of thousands of people ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 8:48 pm


Louisiana City Repeals Its “Saggy Pants” Law After a Black Man Was Shot by Police - VICE

Louisiana City Repeals Its “Saggy Pants” Law After a Black Man Was Shot by Police  VICE

There is no legitimate need for this ordinance beyond racially motivated animus,” the ACLU of Louisiana's legal director said.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 2:58 pm


Louisiana editorial roundup - Charlotte Observer

Louisiana editorial roundup  Charlotte Observer

Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 2:48 pm


Alligator escapes capture, takes bite out of Louisiana police car - WTHR

Alligator escapes capture, takes bite out of Louisiana police car  WTHR

This alligator didn't want to be caught, and left his mark as he fled.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:33 am


AAFP Joins Supreme Court Filing Against Louisiana Law - AAFP News

AAFP Joins Supreme Court Filing Against Louisiana Law  AAFP News

The Academy recently joined an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court saying that a Louisiana law threatens women's access to safe health care.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 10:52 pm


Former Louisiana sheriff booked on incest, rape charges - Knoe.com

Former Louisiana sheriff booked on incest, rape charges  Knoe.com

Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain has been arrested by Louisiana State Police and accused of rape and incest.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 9:48 pm


CBD sales legalized in Louisiana - Shreveport Times

CBD sales legalized in Louisiana  Shreveport Times

With the legalization of CBD, the Louisiana Department of Health will take an active role in the regulation of the product.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:45 pm


Louisiana coroner claims first ever recorded death from marijuana overdose - WQAD Moline

Louisiana coroner claims first ever recorded death from marijuana overdose  WQAD Moline

However, experts are doubtful according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse there are no reports of teens or adults dying solely from marijuana.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:41 pm


Edwards signs Louisiana ride-hailing regulations into law - WAFB

Edwards signs Louisiana ride-hailing regulations into law  WAFB

Louisiana's mid-sized and rural communities are hopeful they'll see Uber and Lyft drivers on their streets now that lawmakers passed a measure creating ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:13 pm


Louisiana in middle of US data breach pack - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Louisiana in middle of US data breach pack  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Nearly two-thirds of American adults report having been personally caught up in a major data breach, and more than 40% have dealt with fraudulent credit card ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 3:06 pm


New Louisiana cycling club honors black world champion of 1899 - NOLA.com

New Louisiana cycling club honors black world champion of 1899  NOLA.com

The Major Taylor Cycling Club of Louisiana was founded this year and honors the professional black cyclist who was called the world's first black sports ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 2:49 pm


Louisiana deputy accused of sexually abusing jailed 15-year-old still has job with sheriff’s office - New York Daily News

Louisiana deputy accused of sexually abusing jailed 15-year-old still has job with sheriff’s office  New York Daily News

A Louisiana deputy accused of sexually assaulting a teen during her time behind bars has managed to hang onto a job with the local sheriff's office, though he ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 2:24 pm


Louisiana gaming revenue flat in 2018, Baton Rouge sees 17.4% drop - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Louisiana gaming revenue flat in 2018, Baton Rouge sees 17.4% drop  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Louisiana casino gaming revenue remained flat in 2018 at $2.56 billion, generating total tax revenue of $607.7 million, up 0.9% from the year prior, according to ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 10:02 am


Lawmakers approve new minimum marriage age in Louisiana - WAFB

Lawmakers approve new minimum marriage age in Louisiana  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Louisianans younger than 16 will not be able to marry if Governor John Bel Edwards signs a bill lawmakers sent to his desk in the ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 11:52 pm


Louisiana musician Paul 'Lil Buck' Sinegal has died: report - NOLA.com

Louisiana musician Paul 'Lil Buck' Sinegal has died: report  NOLA.com

The guitar player and Jazz Fest staple was 75 years old.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:55 pm


Louisiana Tour Highlights Making a Difference One Meal and One Life at a Time - USDA.gov

Louisiana Tour Highlights Making a Difference One Meal and One Life at a Time  USDA.gov

During a recent visit to Louisiana, I had the opportunity to see several FNS programs in action. I gained greater insight on the different ways FNS is helping ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:46 pm


Democratic Lawmaker Explains Why She Supports Louisiana Abortion Restrictions - WBUR

Democratic Lawmaker Explains Why She Supports Louisiana Abortion Restrictions  WBUR

Louisiana's abortion bill had support from some Democrats, one of them being Rep. Katrina Jackson.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:08 pm


news Peyton Manning Inducted Into Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame Legendary Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning - Colts.com

news Peyton Manning Inducted Into Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame Legendary Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning  Colts.com

Legendary Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning this past weekend was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame; last year's class included ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 5:44 pm


Justyce McClain Named To All-Louisiana Team - KPLC

Justyce McClain Named To All-Louisiana Team  KPLC

Senior outfielder Justyce McClain added another postseason honor to her list of accolades as the Phoenix, Arizona native was named to the 2019 LSWA ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 4:02 pm


Letter: Gambling hypocrisy is evident in Louisiana - Shreveport Times

Letter: Gambling hypocrisy is evident in Louisiana  Shreveport Times

In Louisiana, you can play the lottery and gamble at the casino, but you can't bet on football games.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 3:37 pm


2019 Louisiana Legislature: Winners and losers - NOLA.com

2019 Louisiana Legislature: Winners and losers  NOLA.com

The Louisiana Legislature finished its 60-day session Thursday (June 6) and hanging over it was the fall elections, in which most members and Gov. John Bel ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 3:24 pm


Louisiana Lawmakers Ease Rules on Victim Compensation - The Marshall Project

Louisiana Lawmakers Ease Rules on Victim Compensation  The Marshall Project

Lawmakers change rules after Marshall Project report on compensation fund.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 10:01 am


This quirk in Louisiana election law moved the state's presidential primary date in 2020 - The Advocate

This quirk in Louisiana election law moved the state's presidential primary date in 2020  The Advocate

A quirk in Louisiana's election laws has caused political leaders to change the date of the state's presidential primary election in 2020 to April 4, nearly a month ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 3:00 am


Louisiana expands foster care for youth with jobs, in school - NOLA.com

Louisiana expands foster care for youth with jobs, in school  NOLA.com

Louisiana will expand its foster care program to cover youth until age 21.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 10:19 pm


Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested, for Reportedly Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son - The Root

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested, for Reportedly Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son  The Root

A 42-year-old Louisiana sheriff's deputy, Shaderick Jones, allegedly forced a 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 3:42 pm


First major spending on Louisiana roads in 30 years is biggest surprise of the legislative session - The Advocate

First major spending on Louisiana roads in 30 years is biggest surprise of the legislative session  The Advocate

A nearly $700 million roads bill that breezed through the Louisiana Legislature was one of the biggest surprises of the two-month session.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 2:45 am


SPLC Action Fund: Louisiana criminal justice reform bills a good start, but more work remains - Southern Poverty Law Center

SPLC Action Fund: Louisiana criminal justice reform bills a good start, but more work remains  Southern Poverty Law Center

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two bills into law this week that will improve transparency in police activities and save taxpayer money by eliminating ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Democratic Louisiana Lawmaker Defends State’s Abortion Ban - Daily Signal

Democratic Louisiana Lawmaker Defends State’s Abortion Ban  Daily Signal

Bucking her party's fervently pro-choice stance on abortion at the national level, a Democratic state lawmaker in Louisiana is hailing that state's enactment of ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Louisiana will have a minimum marriage age after all - NOLA.com

Louisiana will have a minimum marriage age after all  NOLA.com

The state House of Representatives had earlier rejected setting a marriage age, but reversed course after behind-the-scenes negotiations.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes - The Root

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes  The Root

In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


If not tort reform, what's the Louisiana solution to high auto insurance rates? - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

If not tort reform, what's the Louisiana solution to high auto insurance rates?  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Despite tort reform failing, there's universal agreement on the problem in Louisiana, but finding an actual solution is proving impossible.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Louisiana weather: One dead as heavy rains move through state - The Daily Advertiser

Louisiana weather: One dead as heavy rains move through state  The Daily Advertiser

Here's the latest on severe weather and flooding around Acadiana.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


$700 million in oil spill money slated for Louisiana roadwork - NOLA.com

$700 million in oil spill money slated for Louisiana roadwork  NOLA.com

These funds are separate from recovery money slated for coastal restoration.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Louisiana lawmakers opt against setting minimum age for marriage | TheHill - The Hill

Louisiana lawmakers opt against setting minimum age for marriage | TheHill  The Hill

Lawmakers in Louisiana have decided against setting a minimum age to marry in the state.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Louisiana Governor Says He Plans To Sign Bill Restricting Most Abortions Into Law - NPR

Louisiana Governor Says He Plans To Sign Bill Restricting Most Abortions Into Law  NPR

Louisiana is the latest state where lawmakers have voted to ban most abortions with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest. The state's Democratic governor ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Louisiana’s Democratic governor just defied his party and signed an abortion ban into law - The Washington Post

Louisiana’s Democratic governor just defied his party and signed an abortion ban into law  The Washington Post

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's Democratic governor signed one of the country's strictest abortion bans Thursday a day after the state legislature passed the ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


President Donald J. Trump Approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration - Whitehouse.gov

President Donald J. Trump Approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration  Whitehouse.gov

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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