COVID Pandemic: Louisiana State Health Officials Expressing Optimism
The number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital is below 500 for the first time since the early days of the pandemic.
LHSAA Hopes for a Shortened Prep Football Season
Executive director Eddie Bonine says the goal is to play a six to eight regular-season game schedule. Bonine says they are also looking at pushing the state football championships back from the second weekend in December.
Acclaimed NOLA Chef Ella Brennan, 92, Dies
Brennan shepherded some of New Orleans most iconic chefs, like Paul Prudhomme and Emeril Lagasse.
Acadiana Family Claims $56 Million Powerball Jackpot
For the second time in the last five months, an Acadiana area family has claimed a Powerball jackpot.
Teacher Gun Bill Fails In House Committee
Lawmakers debated more than two hours over the issue that was killed in committe on a 7-9 vote.
NGOs Team Up To Tackle NOLA’s Bead Problem
Tons of beads are collected from the prade routes. Then they are cleaned to be used for the following carnival season.
LDAF Launches New Logos To Identify Homegrown Products
Louisiana Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says they have overhauled their Certified logo program with flashier, more diverse logos.
Louisiana Number One in U.S. Murder Rate for Almost 30 Years
Even with declines over the past 20 years, the Pelican State still leads in national merder rates.
Sen. Kennedy Proposes Work Requirement For Medicaid Recipients
It's one of several amendments Kennedy filed as the debate continues over an effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Report: Louisiana 2nd Worst State For Working Moms
Analysts measured the quality of child care and professional opportunities, which really brought Louisiana down.
Man Arrested For Waiving Gun At Driver On I-10
This was not the suspect's first run-in with law enforcement.
Report: 42 Percent Of Louisiana Families Cannot Afford Basic Needs
The report out of Rutgers University marks an increase in families that are financially limited to foregoing some basic necessities.