Louisiana

March 12, 2019 - 4:36 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana lawmakers heard hours of testimony about the state's stalled execution process for death row inmates, but made no headway in deciding whether or how to resume the use of capital punishment. Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry pushed for Tuesday's hearing of the...
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Scoot
March 06, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Mardi Gras is a miracle that happens every year in New Orleans. A massive crowd of people drinking excessively confined to Bourbon Street - a relatively narrow street in the French Quarter of New Orleans - seems to be a recipe for disaster, but in the city of New Orleans - it’s just Mardi Gras Day...
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Don Ames
February 25, 2019 - 6:56 am
Louisiana has garnered the dubious distinction of being one of the most sinful states in the country. Our bad behavior has us ranked as America's sixth most sinful state. That's according to a report by WalletHub, which compared the 50 states across 43 key indicators of immorality. "We looked at...
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February 14, 2019 - 7:21 am
Matt Doyle reporting... It’s been nearly a year since legislation was passed that would allow riverboat casinos to expand on land within 1,200 feet of their river mooring, and so far no ground has been broken on those sought after expansions. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Jones...
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February 12, 2019 - 6:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana is having a severe flu season, with New Orleans and three nearby parishes getting the worst of it so far. State health department official Frank Welch says that statewide, more than 8 percent of patients are reporting flu-like symptoms to their doctors. He tells The New...
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