Records: Men accused in hazing death involved in akin case

New court filings say two former Louisiana State University students involved in the hazing death of a pledge last year were involved in a similar incident days prior
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Fewer Louisiana homeowners than expected seek flood aid

Louisiana expects to spend $649 million on homeowner rebuilding aid after the 2016 floods, only about half the money set aside for the effort
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Louisiana children's museum draws more people than expected

A children's museum in Louisiana's capital city has exceeded the number of visitors expected for its first year in operation
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3 injured in crash between Louisiana police car, school bus

Three people, including two Louisiana police officers, have been injured in a crash involving a school bus and a police vehicle
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Analysis: Voting machine allegations could impact campaign

Allegations the Louisiana secretary of state's office mishandled and tried to manipulate the search for a voting machine contractor come at the worst time for Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, as he's running for office
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La. secretary of state candidates loan campaigns hefty sums

Three candidates vying to be Louisiana's next secretary of state have poured thousands of their own dollars into the effort
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St. Joseph's celebrating 150 years of educating young women

St. Joseph's Academy celebrating 150 years of educating young women
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Life-size statue stolen from Louisiana bench is found

A tip called into Crimestoppers has led to the recovery of a life-size statue stolen from Baton Rouge's downtown
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A life-size statue stolen from Baton Rouge bench is found

A tip called into Crimestoppers has led to the recovery of a life-size statue stolen from Baton Rouge's downtown
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Rapper Webbie pleads guilty in beating, put on probation

A rapper accused of beating his girlfriend during a fight at a Louisiana hotel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor simple battery charge and been placed on a year of probation
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Penalty reduced for troopers who billed for Vegas road trip

Three Louisiana state troopers who improperly billed thousands of dollars of overtime and expenses, including a trip to Las Vegas, in 2016 have had their punishment reduced
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Penalty reduced for troopers who went on Vegas road trip

Three Louisiana State Troopers who improperly billed thousands of dollars of overtime and expenses, including a trip to Las Vegas, in 2016 have had their punishment reduced
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Letter: Suspended officer used stun gun on handcuffed man

Police records show a Louisiana officer who used a stun gun on a handcuffed man is serving a 13-day suspension without pay
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Louisiana man sentenced in the shooting, burning of 2 men

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to life in prison in the 2007 shooting of two men and the burning of their bodies
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Louisiana gambling regulator: 3 casinos want to move onshore

Louisiana's chief gambling regulator says three of the state's 15 riverboat casinos have indicated interest in moving their properties onshore, under a law passed earlier this year
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Is justice blind at a courthouse with a Confederate statue?

An African-American man in Louisiana is asking for his case to be moved to another location because the courthouse where he's being tried has a Confederate monument out front
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Analysis: Officials weigh in on marijuana permit applicants

Elected officials sought to offer recommendations for Louisiana's medical marijuana dispensing permits, but seemed to have minimal, if any, sway
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Louisiana farm to school conference coming in Baton Rouge

The LSU AgCenter is hosting the third annual Louisiana farm to school conference in October
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English teacher receives Louisiana education fellowship

A south Louisiana English teacher has landed the state's first $50,000 fellowship to pursue education initiatives
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Louisiana community probes end to traffic woes

Growth in Louisiana's Ascension Parish, though welcome, has brought with it additional traffic woes
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Golf balls with Christian messages pop up at golf courses

Golfers try to stay on the fairways and greens; someone in Baton Rouge wants them to think about a different sort of straight and narrow
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Police officer in training accused of choking girlfriend

A Louisiana police officer still in training is accused of choking his girlfriend in front of her children
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Louisiana trying to extend foster care program until age 21

Louisiana's taken steps to expand the foster care program, recently agreeing to pay for students to finish high school, rather than immediately cutting off aid when a child turns 18
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FEMA, Louisiana district agrees on rebuilding 2 schools

A Louisiana school district has obtained approval to demolish and rebuild two of the three schools that were damaged in 2016 flooding
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Ex-city worker accused of improperly charging city $2K

A former employee of a Louisiana city is accused of putting more than $2,000 of personal expenses on a city gas card last year
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Search is on for teen accused of escaping detention center

Authorities are searching for a juvenile they say escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center
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Louisiana to see some 'Obamacare' premiums decrease

Many Louisianans with health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's individual exchange are set to see premiums drop
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Storm debt paid, Entergy Louisiana customers get lower bills

More than 1 million Entergy Louisiana customers will see their utility bills drop this month after the debts from repairing and restoring service after hurricanes Katrina and Rita have been paid
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Effort to end Louisiana split-jury law gets bipartisan push

A bipartisan coalition is working to win voter support for a proposal striking down a Jim Crow-era law that allows split juries to convict people of serious felony crimes
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Average price of US gas slips 3 cents, to $2.91 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell 3 cents over the past two weeks to $2.91
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Man sentenced in trafficking of minor for prostitution

A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, months after a federal jury convicted him of human trafficking and transporting a minor across state lines to engage in prostitution
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Louisiana editorial roundup

Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials
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Police: Tip led to car linked to death, dismemberment

Louisiana police say the car last seen with a man who was killed and dismembered was pulled over by officers on a tip from someone who had recognized its description, and the driver told them he'd been asked to repaint it
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Dismembered body found; Sheriff: 'Very bizarre'

Louisiana authorities say a dismembered body found last week is that of a man last seen by his family on July 2
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3 special sessions this year cost Louisiana more than $1.5M

The Louisiana Legislature spent more than $1.5 million for the three special sessions it held to consider taxes to avoid deep cuts to the state budget
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FEMA mobile homes extended for Louisiana 2016 flooding

Victims of the August 2016 flooding living in FEMA mobile homes won't have to move out in August, as previously scheduled
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2016 officer ambush: Story of 1st responders, lieutenant

First it was a plaster cast extending from shoulder to wrist
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Louisiana ballot set, with surprises during sign-up period

Louisiana's registration period for the fall election has ended with an unexpected, last-minute candidate entering the secretary of state's race and a congressional candidate led out in handcuffs
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The Latest: Louisiana elections sign-up ends with surprises

Louisiana's three-day registration period for the Nov. 6 election has ended, with some unexpected moments
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The Latest: Interim secretary of state running to keep job

In a last-minute surprise in the final moments of the candidate registration period, Louisiana's interim secretary of state signed up to run for the job on the November ballot
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Louisiana congressional candidate arrested after qualifying

A candidate who had just registered to run for one of Louisiana's congressional seats was arrested after signing up for the race
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Cadet in La. wildlife and fisheries academy dies in training

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says one of its cadets died after collapsing at the training academy
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Candidates sign up for Louisiana's secretary of state race

Louisiana's election sign-up period is continuing with no surprises for the position at the top of the ballot, secretary of state
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The Latest: Louisiana congressmen draw election opponents

Three of Louisiana's Republican incumbent congressmen have drawn challengers for the Nov. 6 election on the first day of the registration period
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A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana's Nov. 6 ballot

The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 election started Wednesday and runs through Friday
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Louisiana reports first 6 West Nile infections of 2018

Louisiana's health department is reporting that six people in the state have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus
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The Latest: US Rep. Garret Graves has Democratic challenger

A Democrat running for one of Louisiana's six U.S. House seats says he is the state's first openly gay congressional candidate
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The Latest: Louisiana election sign-up period has opened

Louisiana's election registration period has opened, with a flurry of candidates at the secretary of state's office to fill out paperwork and get on the Nov. 6 ballot
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Louisiana fall elections sign-up period opens Wednesday

Candidates for Louisiana's Nov. 6 election have to declare their intentions this week, during the official sign-up period to register for the races
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Deadline nears for Louisiana homeowners to seek flood aid

Homeowners with damage from the 2016 Louisiana floods have only a few days left to apply for a federally-financed aid program
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Authorities: Man accidentally shoots himself in Louisiana

Authorities say a man who accidentally shot himself in the leg in Louisiana has injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening
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Police investigate death of driver found under tank trailer

Police investigating death of Louisiana truck driver who was found injured under his tractor-trailer
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Man charged in fatal shooting of man found lying near store

Police say a man surrendered to officers in connection with the shooting death of another man who was found lying in a road near a store in Louisiana
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Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94
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Southwest Louisiana looking at bicycle-sharing programs

Southwest Louisiana officials are looking at bike-sharing. New Orleans has such a program, and Baton Rouge and St. Tammany Parish are studying whether to do so.
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Louisiana teenager might be first person on Mars

Alyssa Carson, 17, is your typical Southern girl
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Charges ruled out against arrested protesters, journalists

Baton Rouge prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against several people who are suing over their arrests at protests after a deadly police shooting in Louisiana's capital two years ago
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Death penalty off table in deaths of 2 black men

The death penalty is off the table for a 24-year-old white man accused of killing two black men, apparently at random, in Louisiana
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Trooper shoots person during traffic stop in Baton Rouge

Police say a trooper shot a passenger during a traffic stop in Louisiana
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Hookah lounge security guard fatally shoots man after fight

Authorities say a security guard at a Louisiana hookah lounge shot and killed a man and wounded two others following a fight at the business
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