July 19, 2016 10:25 AM
Court papers filed Monday say Iberia Sheriff Louis Ackal needs a gun because police are under attack ...
July 18, 2016 02:33 PM
Louisiana is the first state in the Deep South — and the 31st state nationwide — to expand its Medicaid program under the health law championed by President Barack Obama ...
July 18, 2016 10:53 AM
Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson, who was killed Sunday, had written a Facebook post expressing how difficult it was for him to be both a black man and a police officer ...
The attack unfolded less than two weeks after Baton Rouge police fatally shot a black man in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide ...
July 15, 2016 02:53 PM
Republican contenders for Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat are outraising their Democratic opponents and sitting on more cash in their campaign accounts for the November election, as the race's profile rises with the candidate signup period next week ...
July 15, 2016 12:57 PM
Alton Sterling was shot and killed July 5 in front of a convenience store after an altercation with police ...
July 14, 2016 01:56 PM
According to the meeting agenda, discussions are scheduled on trade, agriculture, renewable energy, opioid addiction, attracting foreign investment and computer science and technology education for children ...
Opelousas was Louisiana's capital for about nine months in 1862 and 1863, while Union troops held Baton Rouge ...
July 13, 2016 04:17 PM
The groups allege that authorities used excessive force, carried out mass arrests and verbally and physically abused protesters ...
July 13, 2016 02:54 PM
The governor's office will reduce its staff to cope with a $1 million budget cut for the financial year that began July 1 ...