BATON ROUGE - State officials today banned a new synthetic drug which is blamed for at least one death in Louisiana.
The compound, called 25i, was added to the Controlled Dangerous Substance Act. State health officials, lawmakers, and law enforcement made the announcement at the State Police crime lab.... more »
BATON ROUGE - Authories said Hazmat teams may use a controlled burn tonight to clear spilled butane from a closed portion of I-10, which would require a small number of people near the site to be evacuated.
At a press conference in the Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and... more »
WINNFIELD - A burn in the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana was a case of fighting fire with fire, while protecting wildlife. The U.S. Forest Service ordered the burn along a two-mile stretch of road north of Winnfield to prevent wildfires and help the survival of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.... more »