- Pelicans' Holiday has screw removed from right leg Updated: May-06-15 10:56 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - Jrue Holiday has had surgery to remove a screw from his lower right leg, which has hampered the New Orleans Pelicans guard for much of the past two seasons.
- Police: LSU's La'el Collins not father of slain woman's son Updated: May-06-15 10:30 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Police say a paternity test has confirmed former LSU offense tackle La'el Collins is not the father of a slain Baton Rouge woman's son.
- No resolution after key ruling in 2005 Katrina flood suit Updated: May-06-15 5:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Attorneys for the U.S. government and some New Orleans area property owners met behind closed doors with a judge Wednesday to discuss possible damages arising from a ruling last week that a federally built navigation channel contributed to flood damage from Katrina and other hurricanes.
- St Bernard Parish president indicted: campaign finance Updated: May-06-15 5:35 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta is accused of using campaign donations to gamble in New Orleans-area casinos and lying about it to the grand jury that indicted him Wednesday.
- La. Senate backs new limits on governor's records exemptions Updated: May-06-15 5:25 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The governor's ability to keep documents in his office hidden from the public should be much more limited, the Louisiana Senate decided Wednesday.
- Bill decreasing marijuana sentencing passes House committee Updated: May-06-15 4:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Amid a broader debate about Louisiana's strict marijuana laws, a House legal committee Wednesday approved a bill that would cut the current 20-year maximum sentence for simple marijuana possession down to eight years.
- La. House panel OKs bill prohibiting sex-selection abortion Updated: May-06-15 4:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A proposal to ban abortions in Louisiana based on gender sailed through the House health care committee Wednesday.
- Ryan won't 'muzzle' Bills after McCoy questions Chip Kelly Updated: May-06-15 4:02 pm
- Pelicans' Pondexter has offseason surgery Updated: May-06-15 4:02 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - New Orleans Pelicans forward Quincy Pondexter has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
- Senate committee refuses to allow raw milk sale in Louisiana Updated: May-06-15 3:29 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana won't be lifting its ban on sales of unpasteurized milk.
- Report: NOPD can do more to show how its money is spent Updated: May-06-15 2:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A new city inspector general's report finds the New Orleans Police Department is doing a poor job of accounting for how well it spends the roughly $170 million it gets each year and cannot prove it needs to hire hundreds of new police officers who will cause the budget to balloon even more.
- Louisiana borrows $335M to continue construction projects Updated: May-06-15 2:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Despite budget question marks and the collapse of a recent LSU bond sale, Louisiana borrowed $335 million Wednesday without running into problems with investors.
- Higher sales boost Lamar Advertising profit Updated: May-06-15 12:47 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Higher sales helped boost Baton Rouge-based Lamar Advertising Co.'s first-quarter adjusted funds from operations by more than 30 percent to $78.9 million, or 82 cents per share.
- Payne named interim police chief in wake of Gulotta's death Updated: May-06-15 11:49 am
PLAQUEMINE, Louisiana - The Board of Selectman has appointed Kenny Payne to serve as the interim police chief following the recent death of Orian Gulotta.
- Houma man convicted of killing his cousin seeks new trial Updated: May-06-15 11:31 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A Houma man convicted of manslaughter is seeking a new trial.
- Lafayette airport officials look at new financing method Updated: May-06-15 10:53 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Lafayette Regional Airport commissioners next week will decide whether to endorse a relatively new method of constructing public projects for a new $90 million passenger terminal.
- $3.5 million in federal funds given to 6 La. health centers Updated: May-06-15 10:46 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Six Louisiana health centers have been awarded $3.5 million in federal funds.
- Man arrested in death of unborn child Updated: May-06-15 10:43 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an unborn child.
- Toledo Bend is seeing a revival Updated: May-06-15 9:22 am
MANY, Louisiana - Once a sparkling fishing haunt for the masses, Toledo Bend Reservoir went through a period in recent years where anglers young and old avoided it like the plague, primarily due its inaccessibility and to a lack of production.
- State police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run Updated: May-06-15 8:25 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - State police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist along Louisiana Highway 57 south of Houma.
- Scott couple accused in theft from Goodwill drop box Updated: May-06-15 8:10 am
SCOTT, Louisiana - Scott police have arrested a couple in the theft of $700 worth of items from a Goodwill drop box.
- Infant dies after two-vehicle collision in Ascension Parish Updated: May-06-15 7:41 am
PRAIRIEVILLE, Louisiana - State police say a 5-month-old infant died after a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 61 at Louisiana Highway 73 in Ascension Parish.
- Pilot killed in Acadia Parish after crop duster clips trees Updated: May-06-15 7:13 am
BASILE, Louisiana - Sheriff's deputies say a 32-year-old man died after crashing a crop-duster plane into a tree in rural Acadia Parish.
- Texas senior living company expanding into Louisiana Updated: May-06-15 6:58 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Avanti Senior Living says it will break ground later this year on a $20 million community in Baton Rouge and a $15 million development in Lafayette.
- Low energy prices rock Stone's performance Updated: May-06-15 6:50 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Plunging energy prices slashed the value of Stone Energy Corp.'s oil and gas properties and sent the Lafayette-based company to a first-quarter paper loss of $327.4 million, or $5.93 per share.