Research estimates over 1.5 million Louisiana residents to be owed tax refund
According to research by financial technology company SmartAsset, just over 1.5 million taxpayers in the state will be owed a refund
Report: Louisiana 2nd highest rate of food insecurity and plagued by food deserts
A report out of Loyola University in New Orleans says Louisiana has the second highest rate of food insecurity in the country
Cameron Sterling, son of Alton Sterling, charged with first-degree rape
Baton Rouge Police say the 18-year-old son of Alton Sterling has been arrested and faces a charge of first-degree rape.
Gas Prices Continue to Fall through Holidays
The statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline continues it’s descent as it currently sits at $2.10 per gallon.
Overdose deaths on the rise in Louisiana
New CDC data indicates drug overdose deaths rose 12% in Louisiana from 2016 to 2017.
Lafourche Humane Society president arrested on animal cruelty charges
After law enforcement made the discovery of more than a dozen horses that all appeared to be emaciated on her property Pamela George and John Gautreaux, have been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
LDH makes six recommendations for combating opioid overdose deaths
The Louisiana Health Department has released six recommendations in the fight against the opioid epidemic
Son of South Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee charged with negligent homicide
The son of south Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee has been charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of a 16-year-old East Feliciana High School student.
House Republicans reportedly considering rolling back sales tax
Some House Republicans are discussing legislation for the next session that would roll back the .45 percent sales tax passed in June because of a rosier than expected revenue forecast for the state.
Governor Edwards sounds the alarm over food bank shortages
Governor Edwards is putting out a call to action for Louisiana citizens to start stocking their local food banks for the holidays
Kennedy pushes back gov’s race announcement
Senator John Kennedy is delaying his announcement on whether or not he’ll run for governor until Monday, citing travel issues.
Early Voting begins Saturday for December 8th runoff
Early voting begins Saturday at 8:30 AM for the December 8th election, which features the secretary of state’s runoff race.