Posted 5:23 AM 9/18/2014 by Associated Press
BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold public meetings next week on plans to tweak the way the Morganza flood control structure is operated during floods. The Morganza flood control structure diverts water from the Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya floodway to (More)
Posted 5:16 AM 9/18/2014 by WBRZ Staff
MARRERO - Four crew members of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship are being treated at a hospital here after becoming ill Wednesday.
A few hours after one crew member arrived at the hospital (More)
Posted 12:42 PM 9/16/2014 by APNewsNow
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death. Following a jury's recommendation, a St. Johns County judge sentenced 43-year-old Kentrell Feronti Johnson on Tuesday. He was (More)
Posted 12:36 PM 9/15/2014 by APNewsNow
NEW ORLEANS - A Democratic group has lodged an ethics complaint against Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, alleging he violated state campaign finance restrictions. The American Democracy Legal Fund announced Monday it filed the complaint with the Louisiana ethics board. (More)...
Posted 8:02 AM 9/15/2014 by APNewsNow
SHREVEPORT, La. - The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning. 43 year-old Chris Giordano was arrested for possession of marijuana according to the Shreveport Police Department. (More)...
Posted 3:55 PM 9/13/2014 by JANET McCONNAUGHEY
NEW ORLEANS - The head of Louisiana State Police says a natural gas accident on an oil platform off the coast has killed one person and injured two others. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says it happened Saturday. There was no drilling going on. Acadian Ambulance says its (More)