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All of Louisiana's incumbent congressmen face challengers seeking to oust them in the November election, though few opponents are well-financed. As the three-day candidate sign-up... [Read More]
The Latest on Louisiana's sign-up period for the November election (all times local): 4:55 p.m. In a last-minute surprise in the final moments of the... [Read More]
A candidate who had just registered to run for one of Louisiana's congressional seats was arrested after signing up for the race. Billy Burkette, an... [Read More]
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Louisiana's governor is spending the weekend in New Mexico to meet with the nation's other governors. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and his wife Donna... [Read More]
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says one of its cadets died after collapsing at the training academy. The agency announced Friday that 38-year-old... [Read More]
The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 primary election started Wednesday and runs through Friday. The top of the ballot will include all six U.S.... [Read More]
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An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone... [Read More]
It's the season of hope in college football. Then there's Vanderbilt. The Commodores are the St. Louis Browns of the gridiron, a team that looks... [Read More]
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Louisiana no longer has the highest average sales tax rate in the nation, but only barely. [Read More]
Louisiana's Democratic governor and Republican attorney general are trading barbs over the recent extension of a court-order prohibiting executions in the state. Attorney General Jeff... [Read More]
Louisiana's health department is reporting that six people in the state have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus. They are the first Louisiana... [Read More]
Louisiana State University sororities and fraternities have finished implementing recommended changes to end dangerous behavior after a freshman died last year while pledging. The Advocate... [Read More]
Louisiana's civil service board has signed off on pay raises for the state's prison guards. Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said the increases are needed to... [Read More]
Louisiana will spend $60 million in oil spill recovery money on recreational projects to bolster boating, fishing and outdoor leisure opportunities across coastal parishes. Gov.... [Read More]
Authorities say a man who accidentally shot himself in the leg in Louisiana has injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening. The Baton Rouge... [Read More]
Louisiana no longer has the highest average sales tax rate in the nation, but only barely. Tennessee has narrowly edged out Louisiana for the top... [Read More]
Police in Louisiana are investigating the death of a truck driver who was found injured under his tractor-trailer. The Advocate reports officers responding to a... [Read More]
A federal judge's order bars Louisiana from carrying out any death sentences for at least one more year. At the request of state authorities, U.S.... [Read More]
A federal judge's order on Monday bars Louisiana from carrying out any death sentences for at least one more year. At the request of state... [Read More]
Police say a man surrendered to officers in connection with the shooting death of another man who was found lying in a road near a... [Read More]
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