Officer Fatally Shot Outside New Orleans High School Game
A suspect was quickly arrested.
Edwards’ State Budget Proposal to Feature Teacher Pay Raise & No Cuts
Gov. John Bel Edwards has kicked off Louisiana’s annual budget negotiations with lawmakers by suggesting a more than $36 billion spending plan for next year.
Louisiana Senate Leader Wants Voting Machine Search Scrapped
Sen. Sharon Hewitt is calling on Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin to jettison his search for new voting machines and redo the effort after seeking more guidance from lawmakers, election experts and the public.
New Orleans Relaxing COVID-Pandemic Restrictions as Numbers Fall
New Orleans' mayor says coronavirus pandemic restrictions are being relaxed. It started at 6 a.m. Friday.
Despite GOP Outcry, Cassidy ‘At Peace’ with Impeachment Vote
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself as “at peace” with his vote to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismissed the scorching GOP backlash he’s received.
Winter Storm Damages Louisiana Strawberries; Concern over Sugarcane
Louisiana farmers are worried that more than 60 hours of subfreezing temperatures will hurt next year's sugarcane crop and strawberry farmers are surveying crops and it appears 30 to 35% of the crop is lost.
Family of Woman Killed in Float Accident Sues Carnival Krewe
The family of a woman killed in a float accident during the 2020 Nyx parade is suing the krewe, its captain, and the City of New Orleans.
Louisiana Confirms 2 More Deaths Tied to Winter Weather
Louisiana health officials have confirmed two more deaths tied to severe winter conditions, bringing the total number of weather fatalities in the state to five.
Bob Dole Says He’s been Diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer
Former longtime Sen. Bob Dole has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Louisiana Governor Edwards Keeps COVID Rules in Place, Gets Vaccine
Gov. Edwards has received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Edwards also says he’s maintaining Louisiana’s current coronavirus restrictions and statewide mask mandate through March 3.