Several police officers shot in Philadelphia
At least one gunman opened fire on Philadelphia police Wednesday afternoon, wounding at least six officers in a standoff that extended into the evening.
Flooded Mississippi A Threat As Hurricane Season Heats Up
The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies.
Suit: Law Protecting Bail Bond Companies Unconstitutional
A new state law unconstitutionally lets New Orleans bail bond companies off the hook for overcharging customers for years, a lawsuit filed in state court Tuesday claims.
DOJ Says 2 Epstein Guards Are Placed On Leave
The Justice Department says two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein when he killed himself in jail have been placed on administrative leave.
CBS, Viacom To Reunite As Media Giants Bulk Up For Streaming
CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix.
Trump Insists He And GOP Want Stronger Gun Background Checks
President Donald Trump is insisting that he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to "do something" to strengthen the nation's firearm background check system in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month.
Louisiana Health Leaders Defend Medicaid Contract Decisions
Louisiana health department leaders have defended new Medicaid managed care contracts, and tried to reassure lawmakers that health plan changes won't disrupt patient access to services.
Candidate Drops Out Of Louisiana Lieutenant Governor’s Race
One of the candidates who registered to run for Louisiana lieutenant governor has withdrawn from the race.
Governor Talks Superdome Renovation, New Saints Lease
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the state is working on lease extensions with the New Orleans Saints designed to keep the NFL club in the Superdome for up to 30 additional years.
Rayne Government OKs Raise For City Police Chief
The Rayne City Council voted Monday to raise Chief Carroll Stelly's pay by $8,000, bringing his salary to $61,000.
State Disputes Advocate Characterization Of RESTORE Program
An Advocate report says only 36 percent of people who applied for RESTORE 2016 flood grant money have actually received any cash, but the state says that statistic is misleading.
Decision Ousting Firm From Louisiana Recovery Deal Reversed
The company that won a multimillion-dollar Louisiana flood recovery contract only to see the deal canceled because of conflict of interest concerns will be allowed to compete again for the work.