Louisiana has the second highest rate of women murdered by men
Louisiana has the second-highest rate of women who were murdered by men in the country according to the Violence Policy Center.
Health experts agree on new guidelines for beverage consumption for small children
Health experts issue a new set of science-based beverage recommendations for kids age 5 and under.
Port of New Orleans sees record number of cruise passengers
A record 1.2 million passengers took a cruise out of the Port of New Orleans last year, and they’re expecting to set another record of 1.4 million passengers for this year.
LDWF Probe Aquatic Impact From Historic Flooding
The state continues to collect data on the impact of aquatic life in south Louisiana as a result of the record long opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway and flooding in the Atchafalaya Basin.
New Polling Indicates Governor’s Race Close To Avoiding Run-off
A new independent poll shows Governor Edwards within striking distance of winning re-election without a run-off.
Vape linked lung problems traced to THC/CBD oil use
The number of cases of lung diseases or other pulmonary issues linked to vaping has ballooned since concerns were made public early last week.
NBC’s Lester Holt spends two-nights at Angola to profile criminal justice reform
Friday night at 9 PM, television viewers got an inside look at life in Angola when Dateline aired NBC Anchor Lester Holt’s two-night stay at the maximum-security facility.
Seven LA community colleges in 100 fastest growing nationwide
Seven Louisiana community college and technical schools are ranked among the top 100 fastest growing two-year institutions in the nation according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
An Estimated 152,000 Vehicles in Louisiana Have Un-repaired, Recalled Airbags
Is your car one of the 152-thousand in Louisiana that has a recalled airbag? The National Safety Council and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are urging motorists to have their airbags checked and repaired immediately.
Mysterious New Illness Strikes Vapers
A mysterious illness is impacting vapers and E-cigarette users across the country and the Louisiana Department of Health is warning medical professionals to keep an eye out for symptoms.
LSU starts school year with record number of freshmen
LSU has a record number of freshmen on campus this year as the first day of the fall semester was Monday.
Slidell couple grows record-sized grapefruit, credits fairy magic for results
Slidell is home to a Guinness record-breaking grapefruit. The grapefruit has the distinction of having the largest circumference at 73 centimeters and a weight of 7 pounds, 14 ounces.