Trial date set in lawsuit over Alton Sterling shooting death; New Info Released
A trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the children of Alton Sterling, a black man killed by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital city.
Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to talk to Congress, lawyer says
The woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her is willing to tell her story in public to a Senate panel considering his nomination to the Supreme Court.
Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with special counsel
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment.
Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct allegation
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.
Treasurer: Louisiana has $300M-plus surplus from last year
Louisiana's treasurer expects the state to have a surplus topping $300 million from the last budget year.
‘Uninvited brute': Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas
Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday.
Attorney: 13 allege gender discrimination at UL-Lafayette
Nine softball players have filed a complaint with the federal Office of Civil Rights; four female professors have filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging harassment and discrimination.
Louisiana abortion clinic wants regulatory rewrite nullified
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking a state judge to throw out a 2015 state rewrite of clinic regulations, saying the health department ignored the rules for making such changes.
Louisiana adult obesity rate tops 36 percent, report says
Louisiana has the sixth-highest adult obesity rate in the country, and the problem is growing.
Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard
Mandatory evacuations were imposed for parts of three East Coast states Tuesday as millions of Americans prepared for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades.
Board votes to fire superintendent; she shows up for work
St. Martin Parish Schools Superintendent Lottie Beebe showed up for work Thursday morning on the advice of her attorney, Lane Roy.
Lafayette man, one other plead in LSU hazing death
Two young men have pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing in the drinking death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge whose blood alcohol level was more than six times the legal limit for driving.