- New Orleans police retraining officers, retrofitting SUVs Updated: Jun-30-15 4:47 am
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department is retraining its force on the importance of frisking and searching suspects for weapons.
- NWS: Red to crest near 31 feet Updated: Jun-30-15 4:10 am
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - The National Weather Service says the Red River will crest near 31 feet Tuesday and begin a slow fall around midday Wednesday.
- Expulsions for uniform violations barred for young students Updated: Jun-30-15 4:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's public schools are prohibited from suspending or expelling elementary school students for violating school uniform rules.
- Man exonerated last year after 30 years on death row dies Updated: Jun-30-15 3:51 am
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - A 65-year-old Shreveport man on death row for three decades before being exonerated last year has died.
- La. court clerks get OK to issue same-sex marriage licenses Updated: Jun-30-15 12:11 am
NEW ORLEANS - Two New Orleans men celebrated what apparently was the first same-sex wedding in Louisiana as the last holdout state began issuing licenses to same-sex couples after the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision that marriage is a fundamental right for all Americans.
- High court ruling won't settle Louisiana execution questions Updated: Jun-29-15 8:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Disputes about Louisiana's execution method weren't settled by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Monday that a controversial drug can continue to be used in lethal injections.
- Democrat running for governor won't support education leader Updated: Jun-29-15 6:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's schools superintendent may want to stick around for another term, but at least one candidate running for governor has no interest in keeping him.
- Education standards review bills signed into law by Jindal Updated: Jun-29-15 4:03 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed the three bills that make up a legislative deal brokered in the dispute over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards.
- Sheriff candidate allegedly claimed to be military veteran Updated: Jun-29-15 9:41 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A candidate for sheriff in Lafayette Parish is coming under criticism from military veterans.
- Gonzales master plan would take advantage of commuter train Updated: Jun-29-15 9:03 am
GONZALES, Louisiana - The draft of a new master plan for the city of Gonzales calls for turning the oldest section of the city into a renewed downtown.
- 13-year-old charged, shooting BB gun at passing motorists Updated: Jun-29-15 8:25 am
CAMPTI, Louisiana - A Campti 13-year-old has been charged with two counts of criminal damage to property after authorities say he was shooting a BB gun at passing motorists.
- Truck theft leads to chase, crashes, gunfire; 2 teens booked Updated: Jun-29-15 7:36 am
GRETNA, Louisiana - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of two teenagers after a report of a stolen pickup truck led to a chase, car collisions and gunfire.
- 1 dead, 2 hurt in New Orleans triple-shooting Updated: Jun-29-15 6:29 am
NEW ORLEANS - An overnight shooting incident in eastern New Orleans left a 25-year-old man dead and two other people hurt.
- Police: Baton Rouge man arrested, cut woman and dog Updated: Jun-29-15 5:29 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge man has been arrested after authorities say he choked a woman and cut another woman and a dog with a knife.
- State police: Raceland woman dead in Thibodaux crash Updated: Jun-29-15 4:17 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Raceland woman died when her 2008 Lincoln MKZ ran off the road, hit a concrete driveway and flipped onto its roof in Thibodaux.
- Offshore helicopter company opens 35-acre Houma base Updated: Jun-29-15 4:10 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Houston-based Era Group has opened a 35-acre helicopter base for offshore flights to and from Houma-Terrebonne Airport.
- Accelerant-sniffing Labrador joins New Orleans fire dept. Updated: Jun-29-15 4:09 am
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Fire Department is celebrating the arrival of a new four-legged recruit.
- Southdown Plantation closing for fresh exterior paint Updated: Jun-28-15 7:01 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - Southdown Plantation House is closing to tours during July for a paint job.
- Prosecutor: Is Uber operating illegally in Jefferson Parish? Updated: Jun-28-15 6:23 pm
GRETNA, Louisiana - Jefferson Parish Attorney Deborah Foshee says she's looking into whether the ride-hailing service Uber is operating illegally in the New Orleans suburb.
- Official: La movie credit cap may send business to Ga, Miss Updated: Jun-28-15 6:04 pm
BILOXI, Mississippi - Louisiana's new cap on film tax credits could send more movie business to Georgia and Mississippi, says the Mississippi Film Office's Gulf Coast project manager.
- 9th person arrested in death of Lake Arthur man, 73 Updated: Jun-28-15 5:49 pm
LAKE ARTHUR, Louisiana - Lake Arthur police say nine people have now been arrested in the death of a 73-year-old man whose body was found in his home after his burning car was found in a remote area near Gueydan (GAY-dahn).
- No jackpot winners in big Louisiana lotteries Saturday Updated: Jun-28-15 5:28 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won jackpots in three big weekend lotteries. That means estimated jackpots will rise Wednesday to $70,000 for Easy 5, $1.25 million for Lotto and $60 million for the Powerball.
- S Mississippi man dies in crash near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Updated: Jun-28-15 5:13 pm
ZACHARY, Louisiana - Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man was thrown from his pickup truck and died when he ran off U.S. 61 near Zachary, Louisiana, and hit a culvert.
- Miss Crescent City takes the crown in Miss Louisiana pageant Updated: Jun-28-15 12:01 am
MONROE, Louisiana - Miss Crescent City New Orleans April Nelson was crowned Miss Louisiana 2015 at the Monroe Civic Center Saturday night.
- New Orleans says goodbye to slain officer Updated: Jun-27-15 6:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Scores of uniformed police officers from New Orleans and surrounding areas were among hundreds who filed into a church Saturday to say goodbye to Daryle Holloway, a New Orleans officer who was shot to death while on duty last weekend.