| Jul 1, 2010
If you live in Kenner, taking the bus to Baton Rouge is about to be easy.
The Louisiana Swift Commuter Service, which provides daily service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is adding a stop in Kenner starting today.
The stop will be at 2828 Loyola...
| Apr 15, 2010
President Barack Obama has nominated two people to fill U.S. Marshal posts in Louisiana.
The administration has recommended Kevin Harrison to fill the position in the Middle District, which includes Baton Rouge, and Henry L. Whitehorn for the Western...
| May 14, 2010
The ambitious Republican governors of
Mississippi and Louisiana are a study in contrasts as an oil spill threatens coastal economies still reeling from Hurricane Katrina.
Mississippi's Haley Barbour, a well-connected former Washington lobbyist, has...
| May 20, 2010
Seventy-five graduates of a training program run by environmental justice centers in New Orleans and Atlanta are now working on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup - a half-dozen of them as supervisors.
Dillard University's Deep South Center for...
| May 26, 2010
The mayors of Baton Rouge and New Orleans say they are committed to finding a way to get a high-speed passenger rail service established between Louisiana's two largest cities.
The comments came at a news conference Tuesday during which Mayor-President...
| May 27, 2010
Investigators with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit have made their 350th fugitive arrest with the arrest of 25-year-old Wayne Carl Thomas of New Orleans.
Thomas was arrested yesterday in New Orleans and booked into...
| Jul 2, 2010
Authorities say a 61-year-old Natchitoches man has been re-arrested for allegedly misrepresenting himself as a professional engineer in a public document.
Nathan Redwine was arrested Friday by the Department of Environmental Quality's Criminal...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 2:35 PM
A Louisiana trooper is in stable condition after being shot while attempting a traffic stop on Interstate 10 west of Baton Rouge.
State Police Lt. Doug Cain says the shooting happened around 12:15 p.m. Saturday.
The trooper was attempting to pull over a...
| Dec 25, 2009
At least four people have died Louisiana traffic accidents as the long Christmas holiday weekend opened.
State Police say Leroy Blake of White Castle died Thursday in a one-vehicle accident on Louisiana Highway 993, just north of White Castle....
| Dec 31, 2009
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is renewing $25.8 million in grants for 151 programs around Louisiana to help the homeless.
Half of that - $13 million - is going to the New Orleans and Jefferson Parish areas. It includes 27 grants...
| Jan 11, 2010
If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer.
These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing.
| Jan 10, 2010
U.S. Sen. David Vitter is holding up two of President Barack Obama's nominations in Louisiana because he wants assurances the administration won't oust a high-profile U.S. attorney in New Orleans.
Vitter, R-La., has refused to sign off on nominations for...