Three people escaped to safety after a series of house fires in Shreveport's Hollywood Heights neighborhood.
The special legislative session that begins Monday will be the seventh during the term of Gov. John Bel Edwards, a dubious achievement for state lawmakers, one not equaled since 1991 when Buddy Roemer held the reins of power.
Taylor Barras needs a win.
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ use of line-item vetoes to yank funding from construction projects in regions of the state represented by Edwards’ Republican foes has all the earmarks of political hardball, according to lawmakers and political observers.
It’s been said Louisiana always lags a little bit behind. And a century-old poem by Irish nationalist W.B. Yeats proves a good example.
The Louisiana Legislature reconvenes Monday for its seventh special session under Gov. John Bel Edwards, and the third this year. The governor wants to raise $575 million to prevent budget cuts by making changes in sales taxes while Republicans in the House favor raising less money.
The Louisiana Legislature is going to give it one more shot to address the $650 million fiscal cliff the state faces when more than $1 billion in temporary taxes expire at the end of the month.
Miss Louisiana Watermelon Festival will be the first contestant in Miss Louisiana history to do aerial aerobics on the pageant stage.
The next election for Louisiana governor won’t take place until next year, and there are no official challengers yet to incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards.
The tears always come at some point for Danicka Thomas, this time, she was able to hold them back even while describing the night she lost her son, Jaylen.
A farm in downtown Shreveport. Not something you would expect to hear about or see. Well, you probably never will see this particular farm.
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WASHINGTON — An overhaul of federal disaster policy, including provisions that could provide relief to people still rebuilding after the 2016 Louisiana floods, is winding its way through the U.S. Senate.
Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and other city officials celebrated upgrades to SporTran's Southwest Transport Hub, on Friday.
Louisiana Sen. Rick Ward’s is getting the commission he wants to pursue a comprehensive plan for how and where to build a new bridge across the Mississippi River.
The vice president of Explo Systems Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday to a criminal conspiracy at Camp Minden that led to an explosion, completing the prosecution of this matter, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced Friday in a news release.
After Leo Husak was killed during the U.S. Army's push into Germany in the final year of World War II, his mother's wish was that her son's body could be recovered so that he could be buried at home in Texas.
Louisiana’s per-claim costs for workers’ compensation are the highest among 18 states examined in a new study, but the state Department of Insurance defends the current system, citing its stable premium rates and increased market competition.
Along the scenic Lijiang River in China, brothers Huang Yuechang and Huang Mingde have been keeping up a centuries-old tradition of fishing with cormorant birds. Forgoing nets and modern fishing poles, these brothers have cultivated relationships with their birds in a way that’s found them s…
A St. Tammany Parish jury found Margaret Stockstill, a 33-year-old Franklinton woman, guilty of second-degree murder Friday in the shooting death of Cody Couch, a friend's fiancé.