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November 09, 2019
Black voter outreach intensifies in Louisiana governor race
To win a second term in his Southern state, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards needs strong turnout from Louisiana's black ...
November 06, 2019
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that ...
October 13, 2019
Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over ...
October 12, 2019
The Latest: Trump calls Little Leaguers to stage at rally
The Latest on Donald Trump's rally in Louisiana (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is incorporating the ...
October 10, 2019
Abortion ban opponents conflicted in Louisiana governor race
At the height of Louisiana's debate over a strict new abortion ban, phone calls poured into Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' ...
October 08, 2019
GOP firepower aims to oust Democratic Louisiana governor
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is out to prove he's no fluke. The straight-laced West Point graduate, who shocked the ruby ...
August 28, 2019
Basketball-sized world-record grapefruit grown in Louisiana
A basketball-sized grapefruit has brought two world records to a Louisiana couple. The giant citrus grew in the yard of Mary ...
August 22, 2019
Hundreds of mourners honor former Louisiana Gov. Blanco
A bagpiper played a somber "Amazing Grace" as Louisiana's first and only female governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, returned ...
August 16, 2019
Rapper NBA YoungBoy freed from Louisiana jail
Rapper NBA YoungBoy has been released from a Louisiana jail where he was sent after being accused of violating his probation.
August 13, 2019
Parts of South and Midwest grapple with dangerous heat wave
Forecasters are warning about days of scorching, dangerous heat gripping a wide swath of the U.S. South and Midwest, where ...
August 07, 2019
After years of waiting, medical marijuana sold in Louisiana
A Marine veteran struggling with PTSD and a woman fighting cancer became some of the first people to purchase medical ...
August 02, 2019
Medical marijuana cleared for release to Louisiana patients
Medical marijuana is expected to start reaching select dispensaries in Louisiana on Tuesday, after the state agriculture ...
August 02, 2019
Chief apologizes over hiring of officer who shot black man
A Louisiana police chief apologized Thursday to his city and to the family of a black man shot and killed by a former police ...
July 16, 2019
Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry
Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved ...
July 14, 2019
The Latest: National Guard trying to rescue family of 5
The Latest on Barry (all times local): ___ 11:40 p.m. Authorities are trying to rescue a family of five who are trapped by ...
July 14, 2019
Weakened Barry rolls into Louisiana, drenches Gulf Coast
Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy ...
July 13, 2019
'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana
Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry ...
July 12, 2019
New Orleans area braces for first hurricane of the season
Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into ...
July 01, 2019
7 hurt when gunfire erupts at Louisiana nightclub
Police continued Sunday to investigate a shooting at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured, even as ...
June 26, 2019
Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize
The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, ...
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