NEW YORK (AP) — Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials.
Louisiana confirmed just over 300 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday while the number of administered COVID-19 vaccine doses surpassed 1.2 million, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
A woman will receive her third DWI charge and was arrested Sunday after plowing through the north side of a local business.
Louisiana confirmed just over 500 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday while the number of hospitalizations continued to drop, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
House Resolution 1, a 791-page bill titled “For the People Act," would erode voter rights and eliminate Constitutional protections, critics argue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
State Police report that a crash occurred shortly before 4:30 pm on March 5, 2021, on LA Hwy 1024 (Cane Market Road) west of LA Hwy 447 (Walker Road North) in Livingston Parish.
Louisiana confirmed less than 400 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday while hospitalizations reached their lowest point since early October, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate steered toward a voting marathon on Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Friday after enduring an extraordinary half-day holdup forced by a Republican foe of President Joe Biden’s top legislative priority.
A 47-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to meet up with a juvenile he met online and now faces charges in multiple parishes.
On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of course, women still tend to encounter more obstacles than men in the pursuit of financial security. Let’s consider a few of them.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Thursday he signed off on a deal to resolve litigation involving an oil-and-gas company and coastal parishes alleging environmental damage.
(THe Center Square) – Twenty Republican attorneys general argue that HR1, the “For the People Act,” which passed the U.S. House late in the night on Wednesday, is unconstitutional.
Entertainer and former “Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider is inviting people to enjoy a film — or several — at his studios’ new drive-in movie experience.
Louisiana confirmed over 500 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday while the number of fully-vaccinated residents surpassed 400,000, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
Livingston Parish Public Schools recently announced registration schedules for parents wishing to enroll their children in kindergarten or Pre-K classes for the 2021-22 school year.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin announced Wednesday he would scrap his effort to replace the state’s nearly 30-year-old fleet of voting machines.
Washington (AP) — House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — America’s infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction from the federal government, the American Society of Civil Engineers reports. Its overall grade: a mediocre C-.
In the wake of the Great Flood of 2016, FEMA offered an 'out,' so to speak, and Livingston Parish residents are taking it.
We are all aware that the pandemic has impacted small businesses. Among the factors impacting most businesses are decreased demand, quarantine restrictions, and supply chain issues. These are serious challenges to any size businesses, but the challenges are especially critical for the smalle…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten eligibility limits for stimulus checks Wednesday, bowing to party moderates as leaders prepared to move their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate.
Two missing Ponchatoula boys were located “safe and fine” in Florida on Wednesday, but their biological mother who is suspected of kidnapping them is still on the run.
(The Center Square) – As a share of total state and local tax revenues, sales tax collections in Louisiana came in at 42.3%, representing the highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.
(The Center Square) – Enough COVID-19 doses will be available by the end of May that every American adult who wants one can receive it, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, though it might take more time to administer all of the doses.
(The Center Square) – Days after announcing their intention to “fundamentally change” the state’s tax structure, the Louisiana Legislature’s top two elected leaders said centralizing the state’s tax collections is their biggest goal for the upcoming legislative session.
Louisiana confirmed just over 300 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as hospitalizations fell below 600 statewide, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
An Albany man was arrested after leading police on a car chase and crashing into a vehicle that sent two to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Hammond Police Department.
Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Child Endangerment Alert on behalf of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office in its search for two missing juvenile males.
For the first time in more than three months, Louisiana is moving forward in its reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Louisiana confirmed less than 600 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as hospitalizations remained the same, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
Now that we’re a few weeks removed from 2020, it’s a good time to reflect on such a momentous year. We can think about developments in the social and political spheres, but we also learned – or perhaps re-learned – some valuable lessons about investing.
Louisiana has surpassed 1 million administered doses of COVID-19 vaccines, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Each day at West Livingston High started the same way — with a prayer.
(The Center Square) – Leaders of the Louisiana Legislature released a letter to Louisiana taxpayers Friday announcing they will push to “fundamentally change our tax structure.”
Capitol Police leadership had plenty of intelligence warning that armed extremists were planning to target the Capitol over President Donald Trump’s election loss, according to new testimony Thursday. But their rank-and-file officers were still left exposed against armed rioters who came wit…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers pressed the acting U.S. Capitol Police chief Thursday to explain why the force wasn’t prepared to fend off a violent mob of insurrectionists even though officials had compiled specific, compelling intelligence that extremists were likely to attack Congress and try…
After four years of railing against “deep state” actors who, he said, tried to undermine his presidency, Donald Trump relented to U.S. intelligence leaders in his final days in office, allowing them to block the release of critical material in the Russia investigation, according to a former …
(The Center Square) – State and local governments could have more leeway in reporting the components of their balance sheets, based on a proposal under review. Critics, however, say, it could to lead to a less-than-accurate depiction of an entity’s financial situation.
Louisiana confirmed over 1,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday's two-day reporting period as the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations fell again, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — When COVID-19 patients inundated St. Louis hospitals, respiratory therapists arriving for yet another grueling shift with a dwindling supply of ventilators would often glance at their assignments and cry, heading into the locker room to collect themselves.
(The Center Square) – The Democrats’ $1.9 trillion emergency relief bill – which is up for a vote Friday – includes a slew of bailout money for state governments unrelated to the pandemic, opponents say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The increasingly slim odds — and surprisingly thin outreach from the White House — for Neera Tanden’s nomination as head of the Office of Management and Budget are raising growing questions about how long the president will stick with her, in an early test of how he will us…