5 La. nursing homes tagged for poor performance
Five Louisiana nursing homes are in hot water after a report by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare services shows poor conditions and subpar treatment of patients.
Bug swarms a nuisance for drivers traveling over Lake Pontchartrain
People crossing the Causeway in New Orleans are likely hitting the car wash after swarms of bugs are leaving their mark on vehicles.
Alleged burglar steals surveillance camera, but forgets to turn it off
A Haughton man was arrested after allegedly sneaking into a neighbor’s garage and stealing a number of items, including a live streaming surveillance camera that he forgot to turn off after the theft.
State officials anticipate RESTORE checks to be sent out in near future
Louisiana officials are optimistic that 2016 flood victims who did not get RESTORE grant money due to receiving SBA loans will be seeing a check in the near future.
NOAA declares an unusual mortality event after finding over 260 dead dolphins along the Gu…
Over 260 dolphins have been stranded since February 1st in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, three times the usual amount.
Burl Cain’s Son, Nate, Sentenced For Federal Wire Fraud
The former warden of the Avoyelles Correctional Center in Cottonport - Nate Cain - was sentenced on Monday to 38 months in federal prison.
Progressive, Farm Bureau drop auto rates
Progressive and Louisiana Farm Bureau are dropping their auto insurance rates this year following a rate decrease last year from the state’s largest insurer, State Farm.
SBA recipients could soon receive RESTORE grants
Senator Bill Cassidy says the feds have finally relented and will allow those who suffered damage in the 2016 floods, but received SBA loans, access to Louisiana RESTORE grant money.
Opelousas Man Killed In Ambush
Police say 49-year-old Stanley Boxie died of multiple gunshot wounds after being ambushed in his driveway at 3:00 AM Monday morning.
Tensions with Iran could lead to rising fuel prices
Tensions are rising in the Mideast once again as the US alleges Iran is responsible for several recent attacks against oil tankers in the vital oil shipping lane of the Strait of Hormuz.
Calcasieu DA seeks August 19th execution date for child rapist, murderer
Jason Manuel Reeves was convicted and sentenced to death in 2004 for the abduction of four-year-old Mary Jean Thigpen. Reeves raped and stabbed her 16 times, and slit her throat.
Drug, alcohol, and suicide deaths rising for young people
A Trust for America’s Health report shows a dramatic spike in deaths due to drug abuse and suicide over the last twenty years, particularly among young people.