- California woman killed in two-vehicle crash Updated: Jul-03-15 5:39 pm
TALLULAH, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a 26-year-old Long Beach, California, woman was killed Friday when her car collided with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 20 in Madison Parish.
- Houma man killed in Terrebonne Parish crash Updated: Jul-03-15 5:35 pm
THERIOT, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Houma man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Terrebonne Parish.
- Kenner woman dies in Interstate 10 accident Updated: Jul-03-15 5:19 pm
PORT ALLEN, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Kenner woman has died in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate in West Baton Rouge Parish.
- Court: 2012 law affecting tenured teachers constitutional Updated: Jul-03-15 10:47 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision that found unconstitutional a 2012 law that gave state school superintendents wide discretion in firing tenured teachers.
- Supreme Court disbars St Tammany lawyer Updated: Jul-02-15 6:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Supreme Court has disbarred Nanine McCool, a St. Tammany Parish lawyer who unsuccessfully ran for a judge's seat last year.
- Federal judge to Louisiana: Make gay marriage changes now Updated: Jul-02-15 6:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS - After waiting about as long as possible, the state of Louisiana began selling marriage licenses to same-sex couples and agreed Thursday that they could file joint income-tax returns and get both parents' names on their children's birth certificates.
- 4 men serving life sentences win new trial Updated: Jul-02-15 4:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The convictions of four men accused of raping a 15-year-old girl during a party in 2008 at a Madisonville home have been overturned by the Louisiana Supreme Court.
- Louisiana's littering fines to rise, under newly-signed bill Updated: Jul-02-15 4:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's littering fines are doubling.
- La. court clerks get OK to issue same-sex marriage licenses Updated: Jun-30-15 12:11 am
NEW ORLEANS - Two New Orleans men celebrated what apparently was the first same-sex wedding in Louisiana as the last holdout state began issuing licenses to same-sex couples after the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision that marriage is a fundamental right for all Americans.
- Education standards review bills signed into law by Jindal Updated: Jun-29-15 4:03 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed the three bills that make up a legislative deal brokered in the dispute over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards.
- State police: Raceland woman dead in Thibodaux crash Updated: Jun-29-15 4:17 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Raceland woman died when her 2008 Lincoln MKZ ran off the road, hit a concrete driveway and flipped onto its roof in Thibodaux.
- S Mississippi man dies in crash near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Updated: Jun-28-15 5:13 pm
ZACHARY, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man was thrown from his pickup truck and died when he ran off U.S. 61 near Zachary, Louisiana, and hit a culvert.
- Medical marijuana may be likely, but patients still to wait Updated: Jun-26-15 3:40 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has said he will sign a medical marijuana bill into law. But state officials say patients in Louisiana with cancer, glaucoma and a severe form of cerebral palsy will still have to wait at least two years to use it.
- Louisiana AG not letting up on last of 'Angola Three' Updated: Jun-24-15 4:14 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's attorney general is showing no signs of backing off his effort to retry the last imprisoned member of the "Angola Three."
- Lawmakers curtail Louisiana's generous solar tax break Updated: Jun-23-15 6:23 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Sticker-shocked lawmakers say they never intended to give away millions to Louisiana's solar power industry and its Wall Street investors.
- Jindal approves revamp of state sexual assault standards Updated: Jun-23-15 4:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a package of bills to revamp how Louisiana treats victims of rape.
- LSU police officer accused of stealing $1,500 Updated: Jun-23-15 7:55 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a LSU police officer and former treasurer of a campus police association was arrested Monday and accused of stealing $1,500 through her position as treasurer.
- Bill to put cost controls on TOPS scrapped by Gov. Jindal Updated: Jun-19-15 7:05 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program won't face new spending restrictions, after Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to curb the ballooning costs of the program.
- Jindal signs budget and financing measures to pay for it Updated: Jun-19-15 5:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal signed next year's $24.5 billion budget Friday, along with the package of tax changes to balance the spending plan without steep reductions to public health care and colleges.
- Public records exemptions to be curbed for next La. governor Updated: Jun-19-15 4:48 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's next governor will have to open more records to the public.
- Jindal vetoes budget language aimed at his campaign travel Updated: Jun-19-15 4:25 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal vetoed state lawmakers' attempts to curb taxpayer spending on the Republican governor's campaign travel as he readies a 2016 presidential bid.
- Baton Rouge lawmaker resigns from La. House for another job Updated: Jun-19-15 3:09 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The chairman of the state House Commerce Committee has resigned from the Louisiana Legislature.
- Millions in increased fees, penalties levied by lawmakers Updated: Jun-18-15 12:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - People buying a car, motorists seeking a copy of their driving records, florists, oyster fishermen and pawnbrokers across the state will pay higher fees to help balance Louisiana's annual budget.
- Film industry asks Jindal to veto bill capping tax credits Updated: Jun-16-15 6:27 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - For months, Louisiana lawmakers tensely negotiated a solution to the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall to preserve spending on public colleges and health care for the poor.
- Lawmakers' push to take control of construction budget fails Updated: Jun-16-15 3:51 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Talk of change for the way Louisiana spends its construction budgeting money fizzled in the final days of the legislative session.