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Jindal and White deadlocked on Common Core dispute

Governor Bobby Jindal and Education Superintendent John White didn't appear to break through an impasse over standardized testing in their disagreement over the Common Core education standards.  Read more...
 

Slidell man accused of using company check to pay hooker

Slidell police say a health store worker is accused of using a $200 company check to pay a prostitute after a back-room encounter.  Read more...
 

As NOPD recruits, can it retain?

As the city of New Orleans embarks on a new police recruiting drive, the ones who already earned their badges want to know what's being done to keep them interested in staying on the job. Read more...

The 30 year anniversary of raising the legal age for drinking

Today is 30th of anniversary of raising the legal drinking age to 21.  President Reagan signed the measure into law back in 1984. But has it been a success? Read more...

Judge to hear former Gretna councilman's sentencing appeal

A former Gretna City Council member serving 17 years for extorting cash from his constituents has persuaded a federal judge to hear his arguments that he was offered a plea deal with a lesser prison sentence.  Read more...
 

Delay sought in trial linked to 2013 Mother's Day shooting

Defendants in a federal drug-and-weapons case linked to a 2013 Mother's Day shooting spree that left 20 people hurt in New Orleans are seeking a delay in their scheduled Aug. 11 trial.  Read more...
 

Woman accused of child desertion in Thibodaux

Police say a 42-year-old Thibodaux woman has been arrested after she was found walking with a crack pipe and a small amount of cocaine while her two young children were alone at home. Read more...

Mother, daughter die in submerged vehicle

State police say a 31-year-old Theriot woman and her 3-year-old daughter died when their vehicle overturned into a canal off La. Highway 315 south of Falgout Canal Road in Terrebonne Parish. Read more...

Police: Bomb scare at UL-Lafayette a hoax

After a full day of investigation, Louisiana State Police determined the bomb scare at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus Wednesday was a hoax. Read more...

Jindal, education super White to meet today

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and his hand-picked education superintendent, John White, meet today to try and iron out their differences over Common Core. Read more...

Mediocre shrimp season means jumbo prices

Though high shrimp prices may be good news for shrimpers, the industry is not all that pleased with the just concluded inland brown shrimp season. Read more...

Could 20 minutes of sitting wipe out two hours of exercise?

Brand-new research indicates a couple of hours of sitting actually cancels out 20 minutes of exercise.  The findings published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings also came on top of previous research that has shown the negative impact of sedentary behavior on health. Read more...

Jindal accuses DOE of improper contracting

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration says the Department of Education appears to have repeatedly sidestepped requirements of Louisiana procurement laws on testing contracts.  Read more...
 

LSU hospital deals cost less than expected

Louisiana spent $52 million less than was budgeted for Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization deals for the LSU hospitals that provide care to the uninsured in the recently-ended fiscal year.  Read more...
 

Shell makes 3rd discovery in Gulf's deep waters

Shell says it has made its third major discovery in the Norphlet play in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico with the Rydberg exploration well.  Read more...
 

U-L Lafayette bomb threat a hoax

According to State Police, the bomb threat at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette campus was a hoax. No explosives were found.  Read more...
 

Attempted murder charge dropped against NOPD Detective

A charge of attempted murder against a veteran New Orleans police officer has been dropped.  Read more...

Louisiana campus shut down after 2 packages found

Bomb technicians neutralized a suspicious device near one of Louisiana's largest universities while authorities investigate a second suspicious package found in a in a nearby parking garage. Read more...

Calif. hearings delayed in ex-NFL player rape case

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8. Read more...

Police report suspicious device found at UL-L

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette canceled classes today after police found a suspicious device when someone made a bomb threat. Read more...

'Kissing Congressman' has little cash in his campaign account

Incumbency hasn't helped U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister boost his campaign coffers. Read more...

Darren Sharper due in court in CA

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper, who is facing sexual assault allegations in several states, is returning to court in California. Read more...

Could even light alcohol drinking damage your heart?

A new study published in London-based The BMJ is challenging the widely held belief that light alcohol consumption may be good for your heart. Read more...

City announces phase 2 of NOPD recruiting campaign

New Orleans leaders today announced plans for a new phase of recruitment for the New Orleans Police Department. Read more...

Detillier predicts great year ahead for Jimmy Graham

The news came fast and furious this morning: the Jimmy Graham deal is done. It's a four year, $40 million deal, with over half of the money guaranteed. Read more...

Embattled Northshore D.A. Reed not running for reelection

St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed today announced he is not seeking reelection. The announcement comes amid a federal grand jury investigation. Read more...

State senator concerned about sexual assaults on Louisiana college campuses

New Orleans senator J.P. Morrell has called on the Louisaina Board of Regents to create a report detailing the number of sexual assaults reported across state colleges over the last five years. Read more...

La. Schools get federal funding for Wi-Fi

Louisiana schools will soon be able to tap into a $2 billion pool of federal money to improve wireless connectivity on their campuses. Read more...

Jimmy Graham tweets 'I'm bleeding black and gold this morning!'

As the Who Dat Nation anxiously awaits news on contract negotiations between the New Orleans Saints and pro-bowl tight end Jimmy Graham, Graham himself has put out this announcement: Read more...

Success hindered by six toxic behaviors you may be guilty of

Could you be damaging your success in everyday life? There are six toxic behaviors people regularly engage in that sagotage personal success: taking everything personally, negativity, treating yourself like a victim, cruelty, overreacting, and needing constant validation. Read more...

NOPD suspends another officer without pay

For the second time in three days, the New Orleans Police Department has suspended an officer without pay, pending the outcome of a criminal investigation. Read more...

Train, 18-wheeler collide near Amite

The driver of an 18-wheeler was taken to the hospital today after a collision with an Amtrak train near Amite. Read more...

State lawmaker drops out of Louisiana Senate race

Republican state Rep. Paul Hollis says he's ending his bid to unseat Mary Landrieu and become Louisiana's next U.S. senator. Read more...

PBS program 'NOVA' to focus on Bayou Corne sinkhole

The Public Broadcasting Service television series NOVA is working on a documentary about the sinkhole in northern Assumption Parish. Read more...

Can you be friends with your ex?

Many may say after a breakup "Let's still be friends," but whether you're breaking up or being dumped, either way it can be a nightmare with lots of emotions, like pain, guilt, fear, rejection, remorse, pity and self loathing. Read more...

Rooster problem boosting chicken prices

It appears there's a problem in the hen house. The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue, adding to problems constraining U.S. poultry production. Read more...

Metairie murder suspect caught in Texas

The man wanted for murdering his girlfriend in Metairie over the weekend then fleeing with three of their children has been caught in a trailer park in Katy, Texas. The three children with him are unhurt. Read more...

4-alarm fire destroys Bywater business

A 4-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse building in the Bywater Saturday afternoon.  Read more...
 

Federal stalemate not slowing Louisiana highway work

Louisiana's transportation chief says an ongoing congressional stalemate that threatens federal highway aid flowing to states won't stop roadwork in Louisiana, at least for the next few months.  Read more...
 

Work begins at site of apartments in Terrebonne

Site development has begun along Bayou Cane where an apartment complex designed for low- and middle-income families will be built.  Read more...
 

Nagin doesn't apologize, gets a decade in prison

A judge sentenced Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin today to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.  Read more...

Body of missing 12-year-old found

St. James Parish Sheriff's Office deputies say the have found the body of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey, who has been missing since Tuesday.  Read more...
 
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