La. Tourism: From Breaking Records to Struggling to Survive
After a record breaking 53.2 million people visited Louisiana in 2019 the state is scrambling to save the tourism industry.
Analyst: Gov. Edwards Expected to Clash with GOP-Controlled Legislature
Governor John Bel Edwards’ re-election was the big political story in 2019. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says with the state no longer dealing with budget deficits, the major story in 2020 will be how much money the state will actually spend. He says the Republican-controlled legislature…
Man Sentenced In Hazing Death Case
The incident resulted in the banning of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity from campus until at least 2033, and the passage of a much harsher set of felony level hazing penalties.
Holiday spending expected to grow in 2019
Shoppers are expected to spend on average about 4% more on holiday gifts than they did last year.
Excitement grows as Popeye’s chicken sandwich returns
The Popeye’s chicken sandwich that captured the attention of the world this summer returns to the restaurant’s menu this Sunday.
Louisiana sees its highest case count in 20 years for hepatitis A
The state’s latest tally of hepatitis A cases is up to just shy of 600, the highest case count in twenty years.
Drew Brees returns to practice with the New Orleans Saints this week
Saints QB Drew Brees intends to practice with the team this week ahead of their Week 8 clash with the Cardinals this Sunday.
Five majority-black Crowley churches vandalized in past four months
Five predominantly African American churches in Crowley have been vandalized since July, with the most recent incident being discovered this morning.