Firefighter Sets Fire To His Home Injuring Disabled Wife
The State Fire Marshal has arrested a Richland Parish volunteer firefighter in connection with a mobile home fire that injured his medically disabled wife.
Bill To Train, Equip Cajun Navy For Disaster Response Passes
The state House approves legislation that supporters say will help the Cajun Navy and other volunteer groups have a greater impact during disasters.
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.
LA Revenue Shortfall Declines By $346 Million?
The state's Revenue Estimating Conference estimates the fiscal cliff may not be as steep as earlier expected.
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.
NAACP Wants A Grand Jury Hearing In Sterling Shooting
Several protesters marched into Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office on Monday demanding a grand jury look at the evidence from the Alton Sterling investigation.
Louisiana Set To Overhaul Voting Booths
Secretary of State Tom Schedler says the new machines will function much like the older ones, but feature newer, crisper screens and be easy to set up.
Ag Commissioner Mike Strain Has Cautions About Easter Eggs
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says it’s important to use the correct dyes when coloring your eggs.
Gov. Releases Plan For Spending $123 Million In Surplus Funds
Governor John Bel Edwards is seeking legislative approval for his plan on how to spend 123 million dollars in surplus dollars.
Elmer Chocolate Helping Louisiana Celebrate Easter Once Again
Elmer Chocolate in Ponchatoula is carrying on a 163-year-old tradition as Easter approaches this weekend.
Crawfish In Good Supply For Easter Holiday Weekend
Easter weekend is the peak demand for crawfish eating.
Max Gruver Act Passes House Committee
The House Criminal Justice passed the Max Gruver Act without objection today which will make hazing a felony crime in Louisiana.