Battered by natural disasters and wary of manmade coastal restoration projects, Louisiana’s fishing industry is haunted by “fear of the unknown,” a state levee board heard Wednesday.
President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the second day of the two-day G20 Summit, to be held Friday and Saturday in Osaka, Japan.
MANSFIELD, La. - Customers using the DeSoto Parish Waterworks District No. 1 system are seeing a big difference in their water.
ALEXANDRIA, La. – A Natchitoches man will spend the next 25 years in prison following his recent sentencing on drug and weapons possession charges, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced Wednesday in a news release.
Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday announced a partnership with a drug company in hopes of virtually eliminating hepatitis C in Louisiana.
A range of diverse advocacy groups are lauding the latest Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump that requires hospitals to publicly disclose what patients and insurers actually pay for services in an easy-to-read and accessible format – before they receive care.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is requesting that Congress increase federal funding toward the maintenance of the Great Lakes from $300 million annually to $475 million annually.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Every Man A King Distilling and its restaurant partner, the Revenir, will officially break ground for its $5 million privately funded venture Wednesday, June 26, at 4:00 p.m.
A program that brings together airmen who are leaving active duty and local companies. Many say it's a win win for all involved.
SHREVEPORT, La. - The suspect in the death of a Shreveport postal worker iss facing additional charges.
Congress has approved of lifting a ban on giving medical patients a unique identifier as part of an effort to prevent the practice of doctor shopping for addictive painkillers and reduce medical mix-ups.
Louisiana is the only state in the nation that requires a first-offense warning letter to employers who misclassify employees as contractors, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor says.
Ten years after the Great Recession, U.S. states continue to deal with the fallout of decisions made during the downturn and some, like Illinois, face a real threat of not being prepared for a future recession, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Louisiana lawmakers in 2017 approved a sweeping, bipartisan package of changes aimed at reducing the state’s prison population and giving former prisoners a better shot at success on the outside.
SHREVEPORT, La- There's a big business brewing across the ArkLaTex and it's continuing to soak up business.
SHREVEPORT, La. - More women are looking to have babies after the age of 35 and that is often difficult without the help of medical treatment. A local physician is using revolutionary methods to help families have the baby they've always wanted naturally.
SHREVEPORT, La. - A man is in jail accused of fatally shooting a U.S. Postal worker.
BATON ROUGE (WBRZ) - On Monday, the attorney general's office and other law enforcement agencies announced the arrest of 63 people during a two-month initiative called "Operation Broken Heart."
CLARENCE, La. – The mayor’s failure to return public property, a former clerk’s apparent excessive compensation, prohibited payment to a family member and the lack of public meetings are among a laundry list of findings released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office in an investigative report initiated by District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington.
Several local government entities in Louisiana are in need of court-appointed fiscal administrators because they can’t pay their debts and many more are at risk, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said Monday.
BOSSIER CITY, La. - DiamondJacks Casino is back open for business. The casino floor had to be evacuated Sunday evening due to storm damage to the boarding ramp.
SHREVEPORT, La. – Accused cop killer Grover Cannon will go to trial this fall in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to an amended scheduling order Caddo District Judge Ramona Emanuel signed Friday.
ARCADIA, La. - A prayer vigil is set for Wednesday for a well-known public figure who was seriously injured in a weekend crash.
SHREVEPORT, La.- It doesn't take a hydrologist or even a meteorologist to tell the ArkLaTex had a rain soaked spring. All the heavy rain had quite an impact area waterways and local parks.
Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has more than $2 billion remain available this year to invest in community facilities and infrastructure projects in rural areas across the country, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday.
States that have legalized marijuana would be able to stop worrying about federal interference in pot laws and the industry would be more free to flourish under a bipartisan bill that passed the U.S. House last week.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Power is slowly coming on to those without electricity from last week's and Sunday night's storms.
Louisiana finished 11th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.
Ashley-Roxanne N’Dakpri was born in the United States, but her family is from Ivory Coast. She has been braiding hair since she was a little girl and has made money doing it since she was 16.
SHREVEPORT, La. - A postal worker has died following a shooting, Saturday morning, in Shreveport's South Highland neighborhood.
From the field to your fridge, the value of fresh grown vegetables is priceless. Visit any roadside stand or farmers' market and you will see a colorful display.
MONROE, La. - Northwest Louisiana is celebrating Saturday night as one of their own wins the 2019 Miss Louisiana crown.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport hostage negotiators are trying to get a man out of a home following a domestic situation.
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Friday morning, President Trump said he called off what was supposed to be a retaliatory strike for Iran shooting down an unmanned american drone. Tensions are rising between Iran, and the U.S.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Summer's off to a hot and potentially dangerous start. A Yellow Weather Alert has been issued due to the extreme heat expected on Friday, the first official day of summer.
Casino revenue keeps falling
Benton homeowners continue to clean up after powerful storm
With federal and Florida officials fretting over anticipated attempts to hack into elections infrastructure during the November 2020 campaign, a new dark web threat is emerging – “ransomware” attacks targeting state/local government and utilities’ computer systems.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday lifted national injunctions that halted new Trump administration rules prohibiting taxpayer-funded health clinics from promoting or providing abortions.
HARVEY, La. - A suspected impaired driver was arrested after he knocked three people from atop a raised highway, killing them. One of those who died is a pastor, originally from Natchitoches.
Three new finalized rules proposed by President Donald Trump to reshape health care in the U.S. could result in nearly two million more people with health insurance, produce nearly $50 billion of net economic benefit annually, and expand healthcare options for small business employers and employees, according to the administration.
SHREVEPORT, La. – SWEPCO crews were working Friday to restore power as safely and quickly as possible to those that remain without power after severe storms swept through the ArkLaTex early Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Shreveport is the home of 'Southern Soul,' that's been the longtime claim of Lenny Lewis, whose dad owner Stan's Record Shop in Shreveport.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Payday loan services are useful when you have nowhere else to turn for help. But, it can turn into a slippery slope if you end up owing more money than you originally borrowed.