Louisiana State Police are investigating an accident that occurred late Thursday night when a deputy’s vehicle struck a pedestrian who ran across a major highway.
(The Center Square) – A series of red states around the country are turning away federal supplemental funding for unemployment benefits, saying it is hurting their state economies and encouraging potential workers to stay home rather than return to the workforce.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards urged the federal government Thursday to resume issuing new oil-and-gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico by the third quarter of this year and to increase offshore revenue sharing with Gulf Coast states.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana's economic outlook ranks 22nd in the U.S. in the American Legislative Exchange Council Center for State Fiscal Reform's 2021 Rich States, Poor States competitive index.
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More than another 21,000 Louisiana residents are now fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, according to the latest report from the Department of Health.
Lawyers representing a former high-ranking law enforcement officer asked a judge this week to try him separately from his wife, a former teacher, two months before they are set to go to trial for a slew of sexual abuse crimes.
Authorities are searching for two suspects who allegedly stole more than $5,600 worth of equipment from a local business.
(The Center Square) – New information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that prices for consumer goods have risen significantly in the past year, putting extra strain on Americans’ budgets and worrying experts.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana’s top school board will ask the Louisiana Legislature for a $94.7 million spending boost to cover raises for teachers and other school staff.
(The Center Square) – The zero hour is near on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
(The Center Square) – The Louisiana Senate voted unanimously Wednesday for a House-passed proposal to centralize oversight of sales tax collection.
The cities of Walker and Denham Springs has prepared this information on Hurricane preparedness from a number of State and Federal sources.
A person has come forward and is “cooperating” with detectives regarding a deadly hit-and-run that occurred earlier this week, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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Authorities confirmed the suspect who allegedly pulled the trigger in a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a popular Elvis Presley tribute artist was the victim’s stepson.
No injuries were reported after a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one car becoming fully engulfed in flames, according to the City of Denham Springs Fire Department.
A flash flood watch is in effect for southeast Louisiana for the second straight day as showers and thunderstorms continue to impact the area, according to the National Weather Service.
Local school children are eligible for free meals over the summer break through a partnership between Livingston Parish Public Schools and Focus Foods, a Baton Rouge-based organization that has fed thousands of area children since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden unveiled a series of new measures Monday in an attempt to boost hiring after economic data from the month of April showed a spike in unemployment filings.
(The Center Square) – Republicans developed a new line of attack against President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill that could become the rallying point for the opposition to his major spending plans.
(The Center Square) – Almost 6% of a slice of the grant funding awarded through a Louisiana program meant to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic went to recipients who were not eligible under program rules, though most of those issues have been resolved, a state auditor'…
(The Center Square) – A gas shortage is expected this summer not because there won’t be enough fuel but because there aren’t enough highly trained and licensed tanker drivers to transport it.
In the United States, the end of life tradition is usually one of transition. Families and friends gather to bid their final farewells as loved ones are interred, never to be seen face-to-face again.
Authorities are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run accident after a body was found on the side of the road Monday morning, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
LIVINGSTON -- Law enforcement agencies are investigating a string of recent vehicle burglaries that occurred around the Denham Springs area over the weekend, including one that led to a victim being shot.
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana football team announced its 2021 schedule for this upcoming fall on Monday.
RUSTON – The off-season continues to be a busy one for Louisiana Tech as the Lady Techsters landed former Denham Springs High School star and Wisconsin transfer Kate Thompson, signing the 6-foot-2-inch forward to a financial aid agreement.
More than another 30,000 Louisiana residents are now fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, according to the latest report from the Department of Health.
A flash flood watch is in effect for southeast Louisiana as showers and thunderstorms continue to impact the area, according to the National Weather Service.
(The Center Square) - Many Republicans in Congress have reignited their calls to break up the big tech companies after Facebook announced last week they would maintain the suspension of former President Donald Trump’s account.
(The Center Square) – The Louisiana House overwhelmingly approved and sent to the Senate several bills Thursday calling for $42 billion in total spending, including the $36.4 billion state operating budget.
Jason Baglio, a popular Elvis Presley tribute artist who also performed under the name “Jayson Alfano,” was the victim of a fatal shooting in Denham Springs this weekend, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
A man accused of killing another in Denham Springs was caught in New Orleans, but his father who is believed to have been involved in the crime is still on the loose, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects who allegedly stole $1,345 worth of goods from a local business.
Louisiana confirmed 445 new cases of the novel coronavirus and three new deaths Friday, according to the latest report from the Department of Health.
If you own a business that’s been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have received some type of aid from the government – or maybe not. But in either case, some new opportunities for assistance may interest you.
An additional 119,705 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Louisiana over the last week to push the total past 2.7 million to date, according to the latest report from the Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – A federal judge Wednesday vacated a national moratorium on evictions imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, following a trend of rulings issued by other federal judges in other states.
(The Center Square) – The Louisiana House approved a bill Wednesday that calls for letting adults age 21 and older to legally carry a concealed firearm without a permit.
(The Center Square) – A grassroots group of conservatives and Republican state leaders is pushing back after the Biden administration tied federal education funding to adopting controversial critical race theory teachings in schools' curriculum.