First Cases Of West Nile Virus Of 2019 Diagnosed
The state’s first human cases of West Nile Virus of the year have been reported by the Department of Health.
LSU To Review Response To False Alarm Intruder Alert
LSU spokesperson Ernie Ballard says it is possible that a plain-clothes police officer in the area of Coates Hall was what sparked the commotion at the campus Tuesday.
Hot sauce market set to increase 61 percent over next seven years
A new report shows the Asian market’s craving for hot sauce is on the rise and is expected to push international hot sauce sales from 2.3 billion dollars this year to 3.7 billion in 2026.
Poll Shows Near Unanimous Support For Coastal Restoration Efforts
A poll shows near-unanimous support for coastal restoration efforts, strong majority support for sediment diversion projects, and majority support for taxes dedicated to funding the projects.
Catch Year’s Best Meteor Shower Early Tuesday Morning
Tuesday morning will be your best chance to catch the famed Perseid meteor shower.
Mother Accused Of Intentionally Hurting Toddler To Collect Insurance Payout
A Shreveport woman is accused of intentionally slamming the head of her 23-month old child following a bus accident in an effort to collect an insurance payday.
Governor’s Race Could Break Spending Records
Qualifying has wrapped up and the field is set for what should be a highly competitive governor’s race as the southeast’s only Democrat defends his seat against two Republicans contenders.
Race For Governor’s Mansion Officially Kicks Off
Candidates lined up to qualify for the governor’s race at the Secretary of State’s office today with the two Republicans taking turns blasting Governor Edwards, while Edwards himself touted the state’s recovery from the Jindal years.
LA High Schoolers Top Nation In Drinking, Use Of Injectable Drugs
A study by Project Know shows Louisiana high schoolers consume alcohol and injectable drugs at the highest rate in the nation.
BR Chef Beats Bobby Flay On The Food Network
Baton Rouge Chef Jay Ducote of Gov’t Taco Beat Bobby Flay yesterday on the Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay by challenging the world renown chef to a crawfish boil.
Matthew Naquin Bonds Out After Negligent Homicide Conviction
The prosecution says Naquin was primarily responsible for the death and was the ringleader of the hazing incident where Gruver was pressured into drinking himself to death.
Bonnet Carre To Remain Open
The Bonnet Carre Spillway will have to remain open longer than officials were hoping for as rainwater from once Hurricane Barry makes it’s way down the Mississippi River.