Official: Edwards Rejects Pay Raise Delay for State Workers
Louisiana’s state workers will get pay raises this year despite the pandemic's effect on state revenues.
Sentencing Moved Back for Louisiana Black Church Arsonist, Holden Matthews
Holden Matthews had been set for sentencing in federal court in Lafayette later this month. But court records show the sentencing has been rescheduled for Oct. 16 — after courthouse restrictions related to the new coronavirus expire.
Louisiana Governor’s Office Staffer Positive for COVID-19
A staffer in the press office of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has tested positive for COVID-19.
Louisiana Governor, Treasurer Reach Unclaimed Property Deal
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration and Treasurer John Schroder have struck an agreement ending a three-year dispute over Louisiana’s unclaimed property money.
Family Questions Lack of Hate Crime Charge in Lafayette Stabbing
The family of Holden White who was stabbed over the weekend is calling the assault a hate crime, but Lafayette police say there’s no evidence to support that.
$24M in Virus Refunds Planned to Louisiana College Students
Louisiana colleges are returning at least $24 million to students because the academic year was interrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Jean Kennedy Smith, Last Sibling Of JFK, Had Died
She was the eighth of nine children born to Rose and Joe Kennedy.
Louisiana Businesses to be Shielded from Most Virus Lawsuits
Louisiana businesses are receiving state protection from most lawsuits involving COVID-19 deaths or injuries.
Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Charged with Felony Murder
The Atlanta officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in the back after the fleeing man pointed a stun gun in his direction is going to be charged with felony murder and 10 other crimes.
Trump Signs Executive Order on Police Reform
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on policing following weeks of national protests after the death of George Floyd.