April 2, 2015 09:22 AM
New Orleans' coroner has classified the death of a man shot by a police officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina as a homicide ...
March 19, 2015 04:13 PM
With a big caveat: Confidence in state government's ability to handle pressing problems is no longer falling ...
March 2, 2015 12:13 PM
In a close vote, a New Orleans flood protection board has refused to abandon its appeal of the dismissal of a coastal erosion lawsuit against oil, gas and pipeline companies ...
Feb. 13, 2015 06:57 AM
Months after a federal appeals court upheld the overturning of his last conviction, a prisoner known as one of Louisiana's "Angola Three" has been charged anew by a state grand jury in the 1972 death of a guard ...
Feb. 3, 2015 01:32 PM
BP was back in court Tuesday, trying to oust the man responsible for doling out billions of dollars in settlement money to businesses claiming they were hampered by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill ...
Jan. 29, 2015 02:47 PM
Lawyers on both sides of a same-sex marriage case have urged Louisiana's Supreme Court to rule on the matter even though the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to do so by June ...
Jan. 21, 2015 01:21 PM
The 2010 BP oil spill's long-term effects on Gulf of Mexico sea life and coastal marshes remain uncertain, an environmental expert testified Wednesday as federal attorneys laid out their case for penalties against the oil corporation that could hit $13.7 ...
Jan. 16, 2015 12:32 AM
The four announced candidates for Louisiana governor took part in their first campaign forum Friday, with little conflict and broad agreement that the public has lost faith in the way Louisiana uses gasoline tax money that goes into a Transportation Trust ...
Jan. 15, 2015 03:35 PM
A federal judge determined Thursday that more oil than BP estimated spilled into the Gulf of Mexico following a rig explosion in 2010, a decision that could potentially cost the London-based oil giant more than $13 billion ...
Jan. 8, 2015 03:35 PM
The Quality Counts survey this year gives the state an overall grade of D-Plus ...

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