DOTD Issues Easter Travel Advisory
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is advising drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Easter holiday (Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24).
Mom Arrested In Cancer Fraud Case
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies say a mom who created an elaborate lie by telling people her child had cancer in order to steal money from them has been arrested on multiple counts of theft.
Jindal Appoints 2 To Board Of Ethics
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has replaced two members of the Louisiana Board of Ethics, including its vice chairman, and reappointed a third.
Change Of Venue Motion Denied In Manslaughter Case
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The attorney for a man accused of killing his girlfriend last summer says he will continue to pursue attempts to move the upcoming trial out of Lafayette.
Arrest Reported In 3 Bossier Deaths
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Police in Bossier City say they have made an arrest in connection with a shooting last week that left three people dead.
4-year-old Boy Dies In Lafourche Tractor Accident
RACELAND, La. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy has died as the result of an accident in Lafourche Parish.
No Prosecution For Deputy In Exploitation Case
HOUMA, La. (AP) — A deputy who was fired from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office last month no longer faces criminal charges.
New Legislation Could Eliminate Personal State Income Taxes
Today is tax day and a Louisiana lawmaker is introducing legislation to be considered for the upcoming session that would eliminate personal state income taxes.
U-S HNRC Holds Hearing In Houma
The U-S House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing today in Houma so they can hear from south Louisiana residents and businesses that have been impacted by the drop in Gulf of Mexico oil production.
Deepwater Horizon Explosion Still Affecting Birds
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the world's largest environmental disaster is still having an impact on birds.
Herger, Boustany And Reichert Ask IRS To Investigate AARP’s Tax-Exempt Status
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Wally Herger (R-CA), Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA) sent a letter to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, requesting IRS to review and examine whether A…
Landrieu Secures Letters Of Bipartisan Support For Go Zone Extension Through 2012
WASHINGTON – United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured two key letters of support for extending the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone Low-Income Housing Tax Credit placed-in-service date through 2012.