New Laws Taking Effect Now Deal with Abortion, Policing & Marijuana
The new laws taking effect were passed in the regular legislative session that ended in June.
Additional $280M issued in BP oil spill restoration grants
Four Gulf states are getting an additional $280 million in restoration grants from the BP oil spill of 2010.
State Workers Who Smoke Won’t Be Charged More For Insurance
State Attorney General Jeff Landry warned the governor's administration about the insurance rule changes.
Judge Weighing If Black Lives Matter Can Be Sued After BR Protest
Here's the latest on a Louisiana police officer's lawsuit against Black Lives Matter and one activist in particular.
Tolls Going Up On Ponchartrain Causeway Bridge
The new revenue will go toward $130 million in safety improvements for the bridge.
Man Sought In Cleveland Facebook Killing Is Dead
Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook has shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit.
Angola Inmates Sue Over Solitary Confinement On Death Row
Three inmates on Louisiana's death row say in a lawsuit they face inhumane isolation.
Plan To End Children’s Mental Health Program Faces Pushback
The Edwards administration intends to shutter the program on April 1, to save more than $2 million this year.
Ex-Power Ranger Pleads Guilty To Killing Roommate With Sword
The fight reportedly began when the two were arguing over Medina's girlfriend.
State: Seat Belt Usage At Record Rate In Louisiana
The seat belt usage rate for drivers and front-seat passengers is at an all-time high in Louisiana.
State Police Interim Leader To Be Chosen Next Week
Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to have an Col. Mike Edmonson's interim replacement appointed next week.
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Back On Market For $67M
The 2,700-acre property near Santa Barbara, California, has been renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch.