5 La. nursing homes tagged for poor performance
Five Louisiana nursing homes are in hot water after a report by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare services shows poor conditions and subpar treatment of patients.
Progressive, Farm Bureau drop auto rates
Progressive and Louisiana Farm Bureau are dropping their auto insurance rates this year following a rate decrease last year from the state’s largest insurer, State Farm.
Opelousas Man Killed In Ambush
Police say 49-year-old Stanley Boxie died of multiple gunshot wounds after being ambushed in his driveway at 3:00 AM Monday morning.
Tensions with Iran could lead to rising fuel prices
Tensions are rising in the Mideast once again as the US alleges Iran is responsible for several recent attacks against oil tankers in the vital oil shipping lane of the Strait of Hormuz.
Study Debunks Vitamin D/Diabetes Claims
A national study involving the Pennington Biomedical Research Center debunks the thought that taking vitamin D significantly lowers the chances of a person with pre-diabetes developing type 2 diabetes.
Poll shows support for Dem challenger to Edwards
On the heels of Governor Edwards’ signature of abortion restrictions, a poll is out showing 42 percent of Democratic voters would like another Democrat to challenge the incumbent
Handheld Cell Phone Bill Ban Fails
Legislation to ban the handheld use of cellphones while behind the wheel is dead for the session.
Hemp/CBD Legalization Clears Senate
The Senate passes legislation legalizing industrial hemp production and CBD oil, but the upper chamber packed it with new amendments, so the proposal heads back to the House.
AAA Warns of “100 Deadliest Days” For Drivers
AAA is warning drivers to be extra cautious on the roads this summer as teens off from school pack the roadways.
How Will Crawfish Industry Be Affected By Opening Of Morganza Spillway?
With the opening of the Morganza Spillway on Sunday, the crawfish industry is going to be feeling the effect.