Time Capsule Found under Confederate Monument Opened in Nola
A time capsule has been uncovered in New Orleans as the result of the removal of a pedestal that once carried a statue of P.G.T. Beauregard.
Louisiana Child Care Program Receiving $39 Million Grant
The Louisiana Department of Education is removing 4,500 children from a waiting list seeking to enroll in a child care program.
Switchblades Legalized Across Louisiana
The devices have been banned for decades.
Gov. Edwards’ Approval Rating Slips Following Several Special Sessions
A Morning Consult poll shows Governor John Bel Edwards’ approval rating slipped under 50 percent during the brutal legislative sessions between April and June.
Opelousas Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty
Jermaine Doucet was accused of torturing award-winning racehorse Dr. Drip.
Lucky St. Laundry Parish Convenience Store Keeps Producing Winners
After a stop at a gas station in Grand Coteau this weekend, someone is now $2 million richer.
Abnormally High Temps & Humidity Expected to Last Throughout Week
Summer is back with a vengeance as State Climatologist Barry Keim tells us we can expect higher than normal temperatures through the week due to a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico which will see higher humidity levels and reduced cloud cover.
U.S. Senate passes legislation to honor Steve Gleason with Congressional Gold Medal
The US Senate approves legislation to honor former Saints standout and ALS advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, which is the highest honor a citizen can receive from Congress.
New Study Shows Majority of Pediatricians No Longer in Favor of Spankings
It’s a disciplinary action that has been around for years, but now a study involving Tulane University researchers finds that about three out of four pediatricians are saying spankings are no longer recommended.
Department of Health Cuts Suggested by House Appropriations Chairman
The final act of this year’s special session trilogy is less than a week away, with the administration and many legislators scrambling to find some extra cash for programs like TOPS, which is facing a 30 percent cut.
LDWF Organizes Free Fishing Weekend
The State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries seeks to get more people outdoors with a free fishing weekend.
Working Poor To See Higher Tax Break Starting In 2019
Low-wage workers with kids will be getting a $40 to $50 boost on their 2019 tax returns as the legislature approved an expansion of the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit.