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Jindal Loses

Judge rules against Jindal in Common Core lawsuit

A state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal in a lawsuit filed by Common Core supporters, lifting a contract suspension Jindal enacted to derail the multi-state education standards.  Read more...
Age Limit

Age limit for some Louisiana officials on hold for now

Louisiana court officials facing new age restrictions that could oust them from office will instead be allowed to sign up for re-election bids next week. Read more...
State Farm Sued

Attorney general sues State Farm over auto repairs

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has filed a lawsuit against State Farm, alleging the insurer is illegally diverting customers who have been involved in an accident to repair sites that use junkyard and substandard parts. Read more...
Power Out

18,000 lose power in and around Uptown New Orleans

Entergy says nearly 18,000 customers are without electricity in and around the Uptown area. The company's website says everyone should be reconnected by 4:30pm.  Read more...
Sexual Battery

Police: DA's brother fondled drunk woman in bar

Covington cops say the St. Tammany DA's brother groped a woman who was very intoxicated at a local bar.  They have arrested Richard Reed on sexual battery charges. Police Chief Tim Lentz says it happened at the Chimes restaurant and bar.  Read more...
Dog Attack

Cops: Pit bull mix attacks 71-year-old woman

Police say a dog attacked an elderly woman in Houma Monday night. "Houma Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of Ellender Street in East Houma reference to a medical complaint involving a female with a large gash to her face," Police Chief Todd Duplantis said... Read more

Covington police arrest Northshore D.A.'s brother

Covington Police today say they have arrested Richard Reed, brother of St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed. Read more...
At Work

Employment reaches 2.1M total in Louisiana

Louisiana employment is at record levels. Numbers from the state's workforce commission shows there are 2.1 million people on the job in the Pelican State. Read more...
Hog Damage

Feral hog damage in Louisiana

The LSU Ag Center is conducting research to determine the extent of damage done by feral hogs in Louisiana. Forestry economist Shaun Tanger says they've been getting reports from farmers and landowners about property damage, but they want to get a better picture... Read more
NOPD Chief

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.  Read more...
Serpas Out

Serpas out as NOPD chief

New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas is retiring.
Camille 45th

45th anniversary of Hurricane Camille

Forty-five years ago today one of the most destructive hurricanes in U.S. history made landfall along the Gulf Coast. Hurricane Camille was a Category Five storm when it churned over the mouth of the Mississippi River, before slamming into the Mississippi coast. Read more...
Dad at Home

More stay-at-home dads

It's a trend that seems to be growing. The number of stay-at-home dads nearly doubled since 1989. There are a number of reasons for the increase in fathers who are at home.  Read more...
Goat Mowers

Ecological 'goat mowers' chew up city gardening problem

The City of New Orleans has employed some unusual landscapers to keep invasive vines and weeds in check at Brechtel Park. Ten ground-keeping goats have been chewing on the problem that threatened to swallow the park's tree canopy.  Read more...
I-10 Fatal

Man dead on I-10, hit by multiple vehicles

A man is dead after he was reportedly run over by at least two vehicles on the I-10 near Carrollton early this morning. "Shortly after 2:00am, an 18-wheeler was traveling in the right lane on I-10 W, before the Carrollton exit, when he rolled over an unidentified man... Read more
Job Site

Louisiana launches new website for jobs

Louisiana Economic Development has created a new, free website to help meet recruitment needs of Louisiana employers, while also being a centralized hub for job seekers. Click here for more and to link to the site...

Abita brewery launches new phase of expansion

Abita Brewing is beginning the expansion of its visitor center and office spaces, the last phase of a $15 million renovation of the property in Abita Springs that began earlier this year.  Read more...

Cassidy surpasses Landrieu in fundraising

According to the Federal Elections Commission, G-O-P Congressman and US Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has more campaign cash available than democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu.  Read more...

Scabies quarantine ends at New Orleans jail

A quarantine has been lifted at Orleans Parish Prison after officials concluded that a scabies outbreak among female inmates has ended.  Read more...

Lawyers: Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutional

A legal analysis says a big retirement boost for Mike Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, was passed in an unconstitutional manner.  Read more...

LSU conducting research on communicating cars

LSU is currently involved in research focusing on cars that will have the ability to communicate with each other. The technology is similar to Wi-Fi and will allow cars to collect and exchange traffic information with each other.  Read more...

Tangipahoa seeks funding for Lee's Landing restoration

The Tangipahoa Parish Council is asking the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for money to rebuild the boat launch at Lee's Landing on the Tangipahoa River. Read more...

Hammond seeks plan to renovate fountain

Hammond officials are working with a business to develop a plan to renovate the Waldo E. Burnam Fountain downtown. The fountain is on the west side of the railroad tracks that divide the town.  Read more...

New discount airline to add service to New Orleans

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low-cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.  Read more...

Landrieu orders review of all flights

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, under scrutiny for billing private chartered planes to her Senate office when she used the flights to attend campaign fundraisers, has ordered a complete review of all such payments made over the course of her 18 years in the Senate.  Read more...
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Steve: Payton will be smart with Jairus Byrd at Colts

Yes, Who Dat Nation, ballhawking safety Jarius Byrd is a full go for the Black & Gold after missing all of organized team activities, all of mini-camp and all of training camp in West Virginia. Read More

Deke: Bobby & Hokie agree defense won the day at Saints camp

The New Orleans hit the practice field at 11AM this morning for their third practice of the week and today, the Cannon liked the physical style of safety Jairus Byrd.  “He came up on one run play and had a nice thump on RB Mark Ingram!" Read More

Kristian: Byrd flies high at Saints camp

Saints safety Jarius Byrd has been cleared for contact and was a full participant in practice this afternoon at Saints headquarters.  Byrd says he plans to play Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts in the preseason. Read More

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target.  Read more...

Morgan's memorable plays bolstering comeback hopes with the Saints

Joe Morgan has a knack for the spectacular that's tough for coaches to ignore. That was how the receiver first made the New Orleans Saints' roster as a little-known, undrafted free agent out of Division II Walsh University in 2011.  Read more...

Deke: Saints are right on schedule before heading to Indy

Hokie said that TE Ben Watson had a nice practice this morning, and RB Travaris Cadet did a nice job of picking up yards after a reception as well. Hokie feels like the Saints are right where they are supposed to be. Read More

Steve: Stills learned about more than football while missing Saints camp

The Saints were forced to move today’s practice indoors due to the rain; which means access to the fans is closed. Receiver Kenny Stills practiced fully with the team for only the second straight day, as he has missed most of camp due to a quad injury he suffered on the first day. Read More

Kristian: Lewis misses Saints practice, Cooks out sick

After suffering an undisclosed foot injury in the preseason win over Tennessee, CB Keenan Lewis practiced yesterday on a limited basis and missed today’s work out.  Coach Sean Payton only offered a short explanation: “He’s working through the rehab.”  Read More

Miles gives no hints on who is winning QB competition

We're less than two weeks away from LSU's kicking the season off against Wisconsin and Coach Les Miles has provided very little information on who is leading the battle for the starting quarterback.  Read more...

Kristian: Brees making every throw with zip

Brees-ing along:  Saints Quarterback Drew Brees returned to practice today in a full capacity.  Brees made every throw with zip today while taking part in team drills for the first time in over two weeks, recovering from an oblique strain that held him out of the first two preseason games of the exhibition season. Read More
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