Gov. Edwards’ Approval Rating Slips Following Several Special Sessions
A Morning Consult poll shows Governor John Bel Edwards’ approval rating slipped under 50 percent during the brutal legislative sessions between April and June.
Opelousas Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty
Jermaine Doucet was accused of torturing award-winning racehorse Dr. Drip.
Lafayette Man Arrested In Fatal Crash Involving East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman
State Police is reminding motorists about the three-foot rule when passing bicycles following a fatal wreck on Saturday in St. Francisville that killed avid bicyclist and East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman Buddy Amoroso.
Lucky St. Laundry Parish Convenience Store Keeps Producing Winners
After a stop at a gas station in Grand Coteau this weekend, someone is now $2 million richer.
Abnormally High Temps & Humidity Expected to Last Throughout Week
Summer is back with a vengeance as State Climatologist Barry Keim tells us we can expect higher than normal temperatures through the week due to a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico which will see higher humidity levels and reduced cloud cover.
Plan B Set by Senate If Gridlock Continues in House
While the Senate is continuing to wait on passage from the House for a solution to the upcoming fiscal cliff, Senate President John Alario says a “plan b” has been set in place in the event a gridlock continues through the close of the special session.
U.S. Senate passes legislation to honor Steve Gleason with Congressional Gold Medal
The US Senate approves legislation to honor former Saints standout and ALS advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, which is the highest honor a citizen can receive from Congress.
New Study Shows Majority of Pediatricians No Longer in Favor of Spankings
It’s a disciplinary action that has been around for years, but now a study involving Tulane University researchers finds that about three out of four pediatricians are saying spankings are no longer recommended.