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12 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson and Louisiana State House of Representatives Speaker of the House Chuck Kleckley are headed for the Texas-Mexico border next week for a security briefing by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
1 hr ago | Q93
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed six new West Nile virus cases, bringing this year's total number of cases to 15. The new infections include three cases of neuroinvasive disease in Caddo Parish, two cases of West Nile fever, with one each in Caddo and Livingston parishes, and an asymptomatic case in East Baton Rouge ... (more)
4 hrs ago | NOLA.com
New rankings pin Louisiana as the state with the best business climate, and Baton Rouge and New Orleans as among the cities with the greatest potential for growth.
5 hrs ago | The Town Talk
Grady Brame of Hammond, an Alexandria native whose parents and siblings live in Alexandria, will try this weekend to be the second in his family to win a major amateur title in Louisiana this year.
9 hrs ago | The News-Star
A downed power pole will keep a Ouachita Parish closed on Friday. Trooper Albert Paxton of the Louisiana State Police Louisiana 594 from Auto Mall Drive to Powell Avenue has been shut down after a car hit a pole and fled the scene.
"During these two days, most retail purchases in Louisiana are going to be free of the 4% state sales tax," says state revenue spokesman Byron Henderson.
Louisiana State Police have booked a 58-year-old West Monroe man with 29 counts of insurance fraud and one count of theft.
Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter , R-La., are both looking for more details on the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children that have crossed the United States border and were relocated to Louisiana over the past six months.
Slug a referee at your child's sports game? You'll face jail time. Sixteen and trying to improve your tan? You'll have to head outside because minors are barred from the tanning bed.
A federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a lawsuit seeking to bar the Stage 1 planning and environmental study for extending Louisiana Highway 3132/Inner Loop Expressway until all alternative routes have been properly identified.
Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there.
Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free.
A quiet evening recently turned horrifying for one local mother after she realized her 16 year old girl was gone.
Just in case you haven't had enough bad news, here's a bit more from the domestic-politics desk.
A leader of the Texas House of Representatives referred to children who moved to Texas after Hurricane Katrina using a term viewed by many as a deeply offensive ethic slur.
The Webster Parish Police Jury should make use of more than $800,000 of undesignated funds, at least that's the opinion of an audit released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office.
Louisiana's adjutant general and an appeals court judge from Jefferson Parish are among this year's inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame .
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 05:23 pm
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