Flu Season Finally Easing Up In Louisiana
State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch credits an aggressive flu shot drive for the drop in influenza cases.
Bill To Fight School Bullying Heads To Senate
The bill gives teachers a wide leniency to teachers to “take all steps deemed necessary” to the bullying, including involving the police, and personally restraining the offending student.
I-10 Work Starts Saturday By Lake Charles To Impact Traffic For 4 Months
Motorists are advised to use I-210 as a detour around Lake Charles while work takes place.
Governor Edwards Praises Work Of Cajun Navy In Texas
Governor John Bel Edwards says the state is working with the Cajun Navy to coordinate efforts.
Gov. Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Preparing For Hurricane Harvey (VIDEO)
Extensive rainfall is the major concern as the storm is expected to linger and possibly turn towards Louisiana next week.
Smoking Ban To Take Effect In Lafayette
Beginning tomorrow--August 1--smoking will no longer be permitted at bars in Lafayette.
Steve Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, More Surgeries To Come
President Donald Trump says this has been more difficult for the Jefferson Parish Congressman than we originally thought.
Drug Felons Will Soon Be Eligible For Food Stamps
The bill releases the one-year ban on SNAP benefits for felony drug offenders upon their release from prison.
Report: 1 In 5 Malls To Close Down Within 5 Years
The report estimates over 8,600 stores will close in 2017.
Louisiana Legislature Approves 2017 Coastal Master Plan
Implementation can now begin on the 2017 Coastal Master Plan.
AAA: Memorial Day Travel At Highest Level Since 2005
Americans are taking to the roads, skies, rails and water this Memorial Day weekend.
Bill To Raise Minimum Wage Killed In Senate Finance Committee
The death of New Orleans Senator Troy Carter's bill marks the second consecutive year legislators kill a minimum wage increase in committee.