Survey: Louisiana youth interest in vaping is on the rise
A new survey shows interest in e-cigarettes is growing among Louisiana's middle school and high school students, despite deaths across the country attributed to vaping.
Catholic Diocese donates $50K to 3 La churches set on fire
The Catholic Diocese of Lafayette has donated $50,000 toward rebuilding efforts of three Louisiana churches destroyed by arson.
Federal Judge Blocks Alabama’s Tough Abortion Law
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama's near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part of wave of abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional.
Edwards Strikes At Rispone On Medicaid, Ties To GOP Donor
Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday accused Republican opponent Eddie Rispone of intending to kick hundreds of thousands of people off Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program, ending their health insurance coverage, if he wins the runoff election.
Dallas Cop Gets 10 Years In Prison For Killing Her Neighbor
A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below.
Louisiana Economist: Trump Tax Changes Driving $500M Surplus
The Legislature's chief economist says Louisiana's $500 million budget surplus stems mainly from federal tax changes, not a booming economy.
Feds Get Monday Deadline To Decide On Trump Tax Return Fight
A judge delayed enforcement of a subpoena seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns on Wednesday long enough for federal prosecutors to decide whether to join Trump's fight to prevent his tax returns from being turned over to a grand jury in a criminal probe.
Nonpartisan amendments guide available for Louisiana voters
Louisiana voters will decide the fate of four constitutional changes on the Oct. 12 ballot, and a nonpartisan organization has details about the proposals.