NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has ordered a two-week delay of the second phase of a trial over BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier on Friday moved the start of the second phase from Sept. 16 to Sept. 30 to give... more »
NEW ORLEANS - Testimony has concluded for the first phase of a high-stakes trial over the deadly 2010 rig explosion that led to the nation's worst offshore oil spill. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier didn't rule Wednesday on any claims in the litigation after BP PLC wrapped up its defense.... more »
BATON ROUGE- The widening of I-12 between Juban Road and Walker could wrap up by next spring.
An additional lane of traffic is being added in each direction. State traffic officials say another phase could start late next year. That phase will involve widening the interstate between Walker and... more »
DENHAM SPRINGS- The last phase of I-12 widening broke ground today, with one catch; the expansion will stretch even further than originally planned.
The phase between Juban Road and the Walker interchange came in $14 million dollars under budget, so that money will be used to continue the three... more »
BATON ROUGE- During fiery opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors told jurors former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner violated the public's trust.
Prosecutors say Painter abused... more »