| Aug 1, 2010
A new emergency room for mentally ill or addicted patients will be formally opened Monday at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge.
Dr. Kathy Viator, the hospital's administrator, says the 20-bed unit also will help steer people to hospitals or...
| Aug 4, 2010
The Louisiana Attorney General's Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) returned $44,919,842.78 during fiscal year 09-10 to the state and federal Medicaid Program, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. This money was returned as a result of the...
| Aug 6, 2010
A group of abortion clinics filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging two new Louisiana abortion laws that require ultrasound exams for all women getting abortions and that bar medical malpractice coverage for doctors who perform elective abortions.
| Aug 9, 2010
Over 100 jobs are up for grabs on the North Shore, and you have a chance to land one this week. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more from Covington.
"I'm looking for a job, a good job, and I think Kohl's is a great corporation," says Jonell...
| Aug 12, 2010
A 28-year-old Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in exchange for a life sentence in the 2007 slaying of an elderly security guard at Pete's Farmer's Market.
The Advocate reports prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off...
| Aug 12, 2010
A federal judge has temporarily barred
Louisiana state officials from enforcing part of a new law that requires women getting abortions to have an ultrasound exam.
Women won't have to view the ultrasound or receive a copy of it while a temporary...
| Sep 6, 2010
As the scope of the nationwide salmonella outbreak expanded late last month, farmers market vendors reported rushes on locally produced eggs and people with backyard flocks were sitting smug.
But food safety experts say consumers shouldn't jump to the...
| Sep 8, 2010
State and federal wildlife officials plan to hold two hearings this month about a plan to reintroduce whooping cranes in Louisiana.
Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a plan to bring the whooping crane back to Louisiana. The birds...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:17 AM
Samuel L. Wilson Sr., who was placed on probation after admitting that he helped funnel bribes to a prosecutor, objects to being banned from court buildings in Baton Rouge.
The Advocate reports U.S. District Judge James J. Brady has scheduled a hearing...
| Sep 13, 2010
The man suspected of shooting two people inside a Baton Rouge hospital has surrendered to authorities.
Police say 36-year-old Darrell Garner turned himself in to authorities at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison early Monday morning.
Garner is accused...
| May 31, 2011
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| Sep 28, 2010
The search for a new chancellor at the University of New Orleans is officially under way.
LSU System President John Lombardi on Monday invited the school's faculty, staff, students and alumni to submit nominations for the committee that will help...