State

USA TODAY
Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In conservative Louisiana, where voters bucked expectations and elected a Democratic governor four years ago, this year’s gubernatorial race is testing if they’re willing to do it again — or if President Donald Trump can flip the seat. On paper, the governor’s mansion should...
Read More
Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 7:33 pm
The Southbound side of the Causeway has reopened after a fatal crash caused the bridge to be shut down this afternoon heading in that direction. Authorities described the crash as "severe" and said the accident happened around mile marker 4 or about 4 and 1/2 miles. A driver having possible car...
Read More
WWL Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 1:04 pm
A robo-call poll of 660 likely Louisiana voters finds the governor’s race a virtual tie with 49 percent of the respondents supporting Governor John Bel Edwards and 49 percent who say they plan to vote for Republican challenger Eddie Rispone. “Whoever is able to mobilize their supporters to the...
Read More
Kosamtu-Getty
Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 8:36 am
It's a bitter cold morning and workers downtown are bundled up for the day. We bundled up went out and talked to some of the early workers downtown. "It is really, really extremely cold this morning," said one early worker downtown. "I probably want to be hibernating this morning." This man...
Read More
USA TODAY
Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 8:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) _ Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend. The Nielsen company says the Southeastern Conference game was seen by 16.6 million people, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. More than 20 million people...
Read More
Chris Graythen-Getty Images
Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 6:56 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana's Supreme Court has refused to revive a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit against the NFL over officials' failure to call a penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game. The court denied a motion to rehear the case without comment Tuesday. Attorney Antonio LeMon...
Read More
Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 6:00 am
Entergy announcing thousand of people are without power in Orleans and Tangipahoa parishes. Entergy reports about 25 hundred without power in Orleans, with Algiers seeing most of those outages. Tangipahoa has about 5 thousand with no power. Entergy is working to have power restored in those areas...
Read More
Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 5:28 am
Our Wednesday morning is starting out very cold, both north and south of the lake. Slidell, Baton Rouge, McComb, and even Biloxi seeing record lows in the 20s this morning. Freeze warning remain in effect until 8 a.m. "We will not really warm up much today," said WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum...
Read More
Associated Press
November 12, 2019 - 9:22 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After weeks of nationally-themed advertising, Republican attack spots against Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards have shifted to state issues in the final days ahead of Saturday's election. The content change comes after a surge in early voting turnout from black...
Read More
AP
Jim Hanzo
November 12, 2019 - 5:48 pm
At an late afternoon news conference officials said the demolition of the Hard Rock Hotel at Canal and Rampart is set to be imploded in 9 weeks. New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell said they are finalizing a safe plan for implosion at the site and are moving forward. "The contractor is saying 9...
Read More

Pages