- Judge to decide if Planned Parenthood stays in La. Medicaid Updated: Sep-02-15 5:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A federal judge on Wednesday questioned why Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration removed Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program if its clinics are competent to provide health care services.
- Angelle campaign takes issue with ad from pro-Vitter PAC Updated: Sep-02-15 4:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - An attack ad launched by a super PAC supporting David Vitter's campaign for governor says his GOP rival Scott Angelle wants to "tax the Internet" and collect $900 more a year from each Louisiana taxpayer.
- Landry picks up GatorPAC backing in attorney general's race Updated: Sep-02-15 4:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Former U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness says his super PAC is supporting Jeff Landry in the Louisiana attorney general's race.
- La Supreme Court upholds Caddo Parish death sentence Updated: Sep-01-15 6:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Shreveport man convicted of killing his pregnant girlfriend after she told him she believed he was her baby's father.
- Excessive force award against Baton Rouge police upheld Updated: Sep-01-15 10:35 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has let stand a jury's award of $239,000 to a former Baton Rouge resident who claimed a city police officer's use of excessive force in 2007 caused him to suffer a ruptured bladder.
- Calcasieu Parish schools raise $38K in slain trooper's honor Updated: Aug-31-15 4:10 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - Calcasieu Parish students have raised nearly $38,300 for the Louisiana State Troopers Association in honor of Steven Vincent, the state trooper killed last week.
- La cold case murder trial can use evidence in 2 Miss cases Updated: Aug-30-15 7:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors may use evidence about the disappearances of two Mississippi women when Felix Vail is tried in his first wife's death, the Louisiana Supreme Court has said.
- While mourning, state police readies to train more troopers Updated: Aug-28-15 5:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A day after the Louisiana State Police buries one of its own, a new class of cadets begin their training to be troopers this weekend.
- Pro-Vitter super PAC kicks off $2M TV ad campaign Friday Updated: Aug-27-15 7:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The super PAC created to boost David Vitter's candidacy for governor is starting its hefty $2 million advertising blitz a bit unexpectedly, praising the Republican U.S. senator rather than trashing his competitors.
- Man wanted for child's assault in Texas caught in Louisiana Updated: Aug-27-15 6:47 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A man wanted for sexually assaulting a child in Texas has been captured in Alexandria by the Louisiana Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit.
- The Latest: Police chief: officer, accused man are cousins Updated: Aug-27-15 12:23 am
SUNSET, Louisiana - The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, Louisiana (all times are local).
- 3 new charges against man accused of killing state trooper Updated: Aug-26-15 4:35 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - A man accused of killing a state trooper is now implicated in another shotgun death, Louisiana authorities said.
- The Latest: Louisiana governor to attend trooper's funeral Updated: Aug-25-15 7:14 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The latest in the case of a man accused of killing a Louisiana State Police trooper (all times local):
- Jindal orders flags lowered in honor of fallen trooper Updated: Aug-25-15 3:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - In honor of fallen Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, Gov. Bobby Jindal has ordered flags on all state and parish buildings to be lowered to half-staff and continue to be flown in that manner until sunset Friday.
- New Orleans woman among White House fellows Updated: Aug-24-15 6:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman is among the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows.
- Former state trooper pleads guilty to various charges Updated: Aug-24-15 6:21 pm
MONROE, Louisiana - A former Louisiana state trooper pleaded guilty Monday in state court to malfeasance in office, obstruction of justice and money laundering.
- GOP candidates for governor oppose removing monuments Updated: Aug-17-15 6:31 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - All three Republicans in Louisiana's race for governor say they're against moving Confederate monuments in New Orleans, while the one Democrat says the question should be left to city officials.
- Troopers find more than 300 pounds of marijuana in pickup Updated: Aug-14-15 4:13 am
HENDERSON, Louisiana - An Interstate 10 traffic stop in St. Martin Parish has resulted in the seizure of more than 300 pounds of marijuana and over $4,000 in cash.
- Police: Man shot by state trooper, deputy in Louisiana Updated: Aug-13-15 1:04 pm
FARMERVILLE, Louisiana - Police say a 30-year-old man is in serious condition after he was shot by a state trooper and a deputy in Louisiana.
- Transportation group pressing candidates to support gas tax Updated: Aug-10-15 4:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - With Louisiana's highway and bridge needs topping $12 billion, a transportation advocacy group said Monday that the state's next governor should back an increase in the gasoline tax to shrink the backlog, fill potholes and ease traffic.
- 2 killed in crash in East Feliciana Parish Updated: Aug-08-15 4:52 pm
SLAUGHTER, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say two people have died in a one-vehicle accident Saturday in East Feliciana Parish.