‘Katie Bug’s Law’ Inspired By Incapacitated Fatal Crash
Bossier City Senator Ryan Gatti says the bill is named for 4-year-old Katie Grantham who died in the days following a wreck in 2017.
Matthew Naquin Bonds Out After Negligent Homicide Conviction
The prosecution says Naquin was primarily responsible for the death and was the ringleader of the hazing incident where Gruver was pressured into drinking himself to death.
Why Did Rainfall Totals Not Live Up To Projections?
Barry is a tropical depression in Arkansas today after dumping several inches of rain, knocking out power and producing some flooding along the coast.
Shelters Opening Across Louisiana
Louisiana is opening shelters across the state to provide residents refuge from the effects of Barry.
Dead zone and algae bloom could be impacted by tropical disturbance
The tropical development that could bring large amounts of rainfall to Louisiana later this week could have a mitigating impact on the Gulf of Mexico’s algae bloom.
DCFS Helping Parents Behind On Child Support Get Their Licenses Back
Starting August 1st the Department of Children and Family services is giving parents who are behind on child support the opportunity to get their drivers license back without having to pay off everything they owe immediately.
Schroder blocks state from using unclaimed property funds in budget
State Treasurer John Schroder is blocking the state from using 25 million dollars in unclaimed property in this fiscal year’s budget, telling lawmakers if they want the money, they’ll “have to drag me to court.”
Uber expansion a boost to Fort Polk soldiers
The statewide legalization of Uber is set to be a boon for Fort Polk soldiers and others who are looking to get off the base and enjoy the amenities in Alexandria and other nearby cities.
[UPDATE] Man Accused of Killing State Police Officer Given Death Penalty
Kevin Daigle is accused of killing Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015 after he stopped to help Daigle, whose truck was stuck in a ditch.
Graves: Supreme Court census decision could impact Louisiana
The US Supreme Court has rejected a Trump Administration bid to include a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census.