LSU President Defends Holistic Approach At LSU
LSU President F. King Alexander is defending the university’s decision to use a holistic admission standards, in the wake of reports that 7.5 percent of the freshman class did not meet traditional GPA or ACT requirements.
Louisiana Sends Search And Rescue Teams To Florida
About 90 first responders from Louisiana have been deployed to Florida to assist with search and rescue operations that will likely occur along the panhandle as a result of Hurricane Michael.
Petition: Rename Lee Circle, Brees Circle
A petition is circulating that calls for Lee Circle in New Orleans to be renamed Brees Circle in honor of the Black and Gold’s most beloved athlete.
Monroe Teen Becomes Youngest Person To Fly Solo Around The World
18-year-old Mason Andrews of Monroe is now the youngest person to fly solo around the globe in an airplane.
Louisiana Gets Low Ranking For Teaching Conditions
The personal finance website WalletHub has released its report on the Best and Worst States for Teachers and Louisiana ranks as the 4th worst place to teach after analyzing 22 key metrics, including income growth potential and teacher safety.
2016 Floods: “Duplication of benefits” Deal Almost Completed
A deal to let those who suffered damage from the 2016 floods, and who were SBA loan recipients, receive RESTORE money is 99% complete.
Gov Edwards: A Budget Surplus is a Good Thing
Governor John Bel Edwards says Louisiana finished the fiscal year that ended June 30th with a budget surplus of approximately $300 million.
United Cajun Navy Making Rescues During Hurricane Florence
The United Cajun Navy is currently in North Carolina as the area is experiencing massive flooding from Hurricane Florence.
Westwego Police: Alleged Rape Victim Survives Knife Attack
A man is under arrest for an alleged rape in Westwego Saturday that ended with a police standoff.
Lawsuit Dismissed over Hair Policy at New Orleans Area Catholic School
A lawsuit claiming a catholic school's hair policy in Jefferson Parish was discriminatory against black students has been dismissed.
OMV Employee Arrested for Overcharging Customers
25-year-old Dequsha Ingram of Sunshine was charged after a Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles supervisor reported possible fraudulent charges to police.
Miles, Manning Headline 2019 LA Sports Hall of Fame Class
Manning will join his father Archie in enshrinement after one of the most dominant stretches at quarterback in NFL history.