New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years
The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released Tuesday by the Society of Actuaries.
The Latest: Pence won’t provide documents to House Democrats
The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry
Rescue Efforts Continue On 4th Day At Hard Rock Hotel
It is day four of rescue operations at the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans and officials remain hopeful that a missing construction worker may be found still alive.
Various Parish Health Clinics To Dedicate Day To Free Flu Shots
The influenza season in Louisiana is off to an early start, so in an effort to fight the flu, the Louisiana Health Department has scheduled days where residents can get vaccinated for free.
Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapses
A large portion of a hotel under construction in New Orleans has suddenly collapsed.
Shepard Smith Leaves Fox News Channel
Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Trump, abruptly quit after working at Fox since it started in 1996.
Louisiana Becomes New Hub In Immigrant Detention Under Trump
Tucked away in the dense forest of rural Louisiana is a barbed wire-ringed prison that has quickly grown into a major detention center for immigrants detained at the border.
Police: High school coach lifted $40 from player’s wallet
A New Mexico football coach has been fired and faces criminal charges after authorities said a student used a cellphone video to capture the coach on video taking money from a player's wallet.
Judge: Mother Can Sue Frat Members Involved In Son’s Death
A judge has ruled that four fraternity members could be held responsible for the death of a University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, killed by a pledge they hazed.
Lawyer: 2nd Trump whistleblower spoke to inspector general
A second whistleblower has spoken to the intelligence community's internal watchdog and has information that backs the original whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, according to the lawyer for the two.
LSU gets $773,500 to study commercial vehicle crash causes
A Louisiana university has a $773,500 federal grant to use streaming traffic camera video to study commercial motor vehicle crashes.
Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events for now
Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances "until further notice."