Louisiana News

'No one feels safe': New Orleans on edge after mass shooting
New Orleans officials are quite sure someone knows the identities of the shooters who opened fire on each other in a crowd of hundreds of people during a block party — and they're urging them to come forward.
Pesky invasive plant turns up in another East Texas waterway
Experts say an invasive plant that can clog boat motors and block sunlight from reaching lakes has turned up in another East Texas waterway.
Medicaid expansion timeline under Edwards may be slowed
While he pledged to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program on "day one" in office, Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards is finding out that might be trickier than he thought.
Republican contender Jeb Bush names Louisiana campaign team
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has named his Louisiana steering committee and finance chairs, ahead of the state's March 5 primary.
Lawmakers to decide by Dec. 8 on using 'rainy day' fund
Ballots have gone out to state lawmakers, asking them to decide whether Louisiana should tap its "rainy day" fund to rebalance this year's budget.
Error causes delay for Bienville Parish property taxpayers
The deadline for Bienville Parish property taxpayers has been extended after an error in the millage rate.
610 Stompers to walk in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
The 610 Stompers are heading to the big apple for the big Thanksgiving Day parade.
Bond hearing set for man accused of shooting medical student
A New Orleans magistrate commissioner has ordered a man accused of shooting a medical student held until a bond hearing next week.
Judge allows bond for Louisiana marshal accused in shooting
A Louisiana judge has ruled a state law banning lawyers from posting bond doesn't apply to the case of an attorney father trying to post bail for his son who's charged in the death of a 6-year-old autistic boy.
Terry mayor resigns after pleading guilty to embezzlement
Terry Mayor Roderick Nicholson has resigned after pleading guilty to five counts of embezzlement.
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