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Arrest Warrant

Suspect in Broad St. overpass murder arrested

New Orleans Police today announced they have secured an arrest warrant for 47-year-old Alvin Richardson, in Friday's fatal shooting on the Broad Street overpass, just yards from police headquarters. Read more...
Skate Park

Mayor Landrieu opens New Orleans' first public skate park

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu along with city leaders, Tulane City Center and local members of the local skateboarder community officially opened the city's first public skate park Saturday.  Read more...
Appeal Hearing

Prosecutors' website scandal revived in Broussard appeal

The lawyer for a former Louisiana public official now serving prison time is taking the case to a federal appeals court with arguments that revive an online-posting scandal that led to the resignation of a popular U.S. attorney.  Read more...
Mudbug Supply

Cold temps could hamper this weekend's crawfish supply

This week's wintry weather that hit Louisiana could result in a lower supply of crawfish this weekend. Mark Shirley, with the LSU AgCenter, says pond water temperatures dropped into the 40's this week, which keeps crawfish from crawling into traps.  Read more...
Cleco Sale

PSC still needs to approve CLECO sale

Cleco's shareholders have approved the sale of the Pineville-based company, but the Public Service Commission still has to give its consent.  Read more...
Jindal Campaign

Jindal among possible GOP presidential candidates headed to Tennessee

Tennessee has kicked off a flurry of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates, including Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.  Read more...  
Oyster Bust

Two arrested for oyster violations, drug charges

Two Chalmette men have been arrested for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations in St. Bernard Parish.  Read more...
Bus Attack

15-year-old student arrested, accused of punching bus driver

Baton Rouge Police have arrested a 15-year-old student accused of punching a school bus driver multiple times in the head while the 26-year-old woman was driving the bus.  Read more...
Navy Deal

Navy to buy 3 boats from Covington's Hornbeck Offshore Services

The U.S. Navy has agreed to buy three supply boats from Covington-based Hornbeck Offshore Services as well as retain its services to operate the boats. Together, the contracts total $132 million.  Read more...
Jobless Claims

Initial claims for Louisiana unemployment fall

The state labor department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Feb. 21 decreased to 2,144 from the previous week's total of 2,522.  Read more...
Red-light Cams

Red-light camera program in Jefferson Parish going back to court

The battle over Jefferson Parish's defunct red-light camera program is headed back to district court, after appellate judges reversed decisions throwing out ticketed drivers' lawsuits against the parish and Redflex Traffic Systems.  Read more...


Former LSU DC John Chavis suing LSU, A&M over contract dispute

No surprise here: John Chavis is suing LSU over a dispute regarding a $400,000 contract buyout. Read More

1 Dead-Shooting

Shooting leaves 1 dead near police headquarters

NOPD is investigating a shooting that left a victim dead and another injured near South White and Broad Streets.  The shooting happened near police headquarters.  The incident caused the closure of the Broad Street overpass in both directions.  Read more... 

Cosby's Show

Cosby comes to Louisiana

Despite some hecklers and even cancellations around the country, embattled comedian Bill Cosby brings his stage show to Lafayette tonight. Read more...
Rape Arrest

13-year-old accused of raping three younger children Uptown

New Orleans Police say a 13-year-old boy is accused of raping three younger children over an extended period. The teen has been arrested. Read more...
Jindal Budget

Jindal budget: Avoid tax hikes, but limit cuts

As Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal offers a $24.6 billion state budget proposal, the potential presidential hopeful is seeking to protect his longstanding refusal to raise taxes while avoiding deep slashes to health care and colleges that might damage a national campaign. Read more...
La. Exports Up

Louisiana reaches export record of $65.1 billion

The U.S. Department of Commerce says merchandise exports from Louisiana climbed 2.8 percent to a record $65.1 billion in 2014, and new trade agreements could boost those totals in the coming years.  Read more...

Red Light Cams

Jefferson Parish red-light camera lawsuits reinstated

The battle over Jefferson Parish's defunct red-light camera program is headed back to district court, after appellate judges reversed decisions throwing out ticketed drivers' lawsuits against the parish and Redflex Traffic Systems. Read more...
Get Sick

Study: Doctor's waiting rooms can make you sick

If you've ever thought your kids came down with something after going to the doctor for a mere check-up, you're probably right. "You need to be mindful of the fact that not everybody in the doctor's office is well," says Dr. Fred Lopez, Infectious Disease specialist at LSU... Read more
Video Beating

Lawsuit against JPSO in video beating case expected today

The family of a St. John the Baptist Parish teenager may file a federal lawsuit today against the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office, for punching 17-year-old Brady Becker repeatedly in the face after a Mardi Gras parade. Read more...

String of Hollywood South blockbusters hit theaters

The new movie "Focus", featuring Will Smith, hits theatres today and it's just one of many major Louisiana shot movies to be released this year. Chris Stelly, Executive Director of Louisiana Entertainment, says "Focus" could top the box office this weekend.  Read more and see trailers...
Cosby Show

Bill Cosby in Louisiana tonight

The embattled comedian Bill Cosby is appearing in Louisiana tonight.  he will perform at the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette. There are some who aren't happy about that. It comes after allegations accusing Cosby of sexually abusing women.  Read more...
Jindal Budget

Jindal's budget expected to cut higher ed, health care

The Jindal administration will propose a budget for next fiscal year to lawmakers that's expected to include significant cuts to higher education and health care. Jeremy Alford, publisher of Lapolitics.com, says the cuts are necessary because of a 1.6 billion dollar revenue shortfall.  Read more...
Feuding Pols

Jindal-Vitter rift gets national press

The ongoing rift between Governor Bobby Jindal and Senator David Vitter is getting national press. In a recent interview with the National Journal, Jindal told the reporter to turn the recorder off and he'd say what he really thinks about Vitter.  Read more...

29-percent of Louisiana bridges are deficient

2014 Federal Highway Administration data shows that 29-percent of Louisiana's nearly 13,000 bridges are deficient. That's the 14th highest percentage in the United States.  Read more...
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2015 Saints

Kristian: How close are the Saints to returning to winning ways?

March 10th is the start of NFL free agency, and the Saints are trying to plot ways to improve the roster in free agency and the draft. Saints color analyst Hokie Gajan says the Black and Gold have a lot of holes to fill: “We all know the defense needs improvement but that offense is not a well-oiled machine” he said. Read More

Tim Quarterman's triple double leads LSU to 73-63 win over Ole Miss

Tim Quarterman posted LSU’s first triple double since Shaquille O’Neal in 1992 , scoring 18 points, snagging 10 rebounds, and dishing out 10 assists, as LSU topped Ole Miss 73-63. Read more...

LSU holds on for 3-2 win over Princeton

What a difference one day makes. LSU’s bats bailed them out in a 9-8 win over Southeastern on Thursday night. On Friday, it was the pitching staff’s turn to shoulder the heavy lifting.  Read more...

Ajinca lifts Pelicans past Heat, 104-102

Alexis Ajinca made the go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left and scored a career-high 24 points to help the New Orleans Pelicans won their fourth straight, 104-102 over the Miami Heat on Friday night.  Read more...

Former LSU DC John Chavis suing LSU, A&M over contract dispute

No surprise here: John Chavis is suing LSU over a dispute regarding a $400,000 contract buyout. Read More


Fraley delivers game-winner as LSU holds off Southeastern

It wasn’t pretty. Hell, portions of Thursday night’s proceedings were downright unwatchable. But it’s a win, and Paul Mainieri will take it. His Tigers coughed up a 7-1 lead — allowing five  unearned runs in the process... Read more

REPORT: LSU hit with recruiting sanctions

A former LSU commit who signed with Alabama could have landed the Tigers in hot water, according to a report from The Advocate. According to the report, LSU cannot sign early enrollees to financial aid agreements... Read more

Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. Read more...

Steve: Would you like Reggie to return to the Saints?

It's 2015, people, and Bush will turn 30 years old on Monday. His only full season when he was a Saint was his rookie year. The guy is fragile! Read More

Five-star 2016 CB Saivion Smith commits to LSU

Stop me if you've heard this before: LSU has landed a five-star cornerback from Florida. IMG Academy standout Saivion Smith, considered the No. 1 cornerback in the 2016 class by all of the major recruiting services, announced his commitment to the Tigers... Read more
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