Statewide job growth in energy efficiency sector outpaces national rate
Employment in energy efficiency is up 6.3% from 2017 to 2018, much faster than the national average growth rate of 3.4%.
Louisiana has the second highest rate of women murdered by men
Louisiana has the second-highest rate of women who were murdered by men in the country according to the Violence Policy Center.
Sean Payton: Brees unlikely to go on IR
Saints QB Drew Brees is set to have surgery on his throwing hand today in Los Angeles and the team is preparing for a tough stretch of games without the man who’s captained their prolific offense.
Health experts agree on new guidelines for beverage consumption for small children
Health experts issue a new set of science-based beverage recommendations for kids age 5 and under.
Port of New Orleans sees record number of cruise passengers
A record 1.2 million passengers took a cruise out of the Port of New Orleans last year, and they’re expecting to set another record of 1.4 million passengers for this year.
LDWF Probe Aquatic Impact From Historic Flooding
The state continues to collect data on the impact of aquatic life in south Louisiana as a result of the record long opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway and flooding in the Atchafalaya Basin.
New Polling Indicates Governor’s Race Close To Avoiding Run-off
A new independent poll shows Governor Edwards within striking distance of winning re-election without a run-off.
Vape linked lung problems traced to THC/CBD oil use
The number of cases of lung diseases or other pulmonary issues linked to vaping has ballooned since concerns were made public early last week.
56 Louisiana National Guard soldiers deploy for Afghanistan
56 Louisiana National Guard soldiers deploy out of Pineville this afternoon for a mission in Afghanistan.
NBC’s Lester Holt spends two-nights at Angola to profile criminal justice reform
Friday night at 9 PM, television viewers got an inside look at life in Angola when Dateline aired NBC Anchor Lester Holt’s two-night stay at the maximum-security facility.
LSU-Texas tickets a hot commodity
LSU-Texas is the hottest selling game of the year according to StubHub, and tickets prices are at a premium and going fast.
An Estimated 152,000 Vehicles in Louisiana Have Un-repaired, Recalled Airbags
Is your car one of the 152-thousand in Louisiana that has a recalled airbag? The National Safety Council and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are urging motorists to have their airbags checked and repaired immediately.