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Renters on the whole are largely dissatisfied in Louisiana, a new study has found. The study, conducted by Apartment list, analyzed survey responses from 45,000 renters in order to determine the best and worst United States cities for renters. Respondents were asked to give their city an overall score, ...
Lafayette, LA. (KLFY) -- Authorities are reporting that three people, including one child, have died in weather-related incidents in Louisiana in the past 24 hours. According to WAFB TV, an 84-year-old man was found dead Tuesday night in a house with no working heat. Officials with the Pointe Coupee ...

Edwards has just declared a state of emergency across Louisiana due to the winter weather and dangerous conditions. More than 1.5 million pounds of salt distributed in the ... Many highways across Louisiana are closed because of icy weather conditions. Check https://t.co/HeB7jStkTL. Winter weather ...
In fact, Louisiana has the third highest gun deaths in the country. VPC says it's because nearly half of the homes here have guns. The Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Office said having a gun isn't always a bad thing. "If they're used safely, they can give you a life of security and comfort," Mickey Watts, range master ...
"Only in Louisiana." Icy road conditions paralyzed much of south Louisiana overnight and through much of the next day as below freezing conditions persisted. schools, government offices, and businesses closed their doors in the face of the uncharacteristically brutal winter conditions, and the all runways ...
Among the closures Wednesday morning are parts of Interstate 49 which cuts through central Louisiana up to north Louisiana. In southern Louisiana, closures included Interstate 10 from Lafayette to near Slidell 170 miles away; Interstate 12 from Baton Rouge to near Covington 70 miles away; and all of ...

Louisiana is under a state of emergency because of the winter weather that moved through Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. Edwards' office tweeted before 10 a.m. that the governor declared a statement of emergency for Louisiana because of the weather and ...
A deep freeze that moved into the area Tuesday left ice on roads across Louisiana and much of the Deep South, conditions that will continue into Thursday. People are encouraged to remain indoors and off roadways, as conditions are changing rapidly. Officials said the conditions will again deteriorate ...
Louisiana state government offices in 29 parishes -- including Orleans, Jefferson, East Baton Rouge, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and St. Tammany -- are closed Thursday (Jan. 18) because of unusually low temperatures, snow and ice on the roads. Louisiana government offices statewide were closed ...
Louisiana state government offices will close at noon Tuesday (Jan. 16) and remained closed through Wednesday in anticipation of freezing temperatures and possible snow in parts of the state. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who leads state government for Gov. John Bel Edwards ...
Georgetown University plans a series of in-person meetings in Louisiana and other parts of the country with descendants of the 272 slaves that were sold by the Washington D.C.-based school in 1838 to raise money to prevent it from closing. A memo sent to descendants, dated Friday, says university ...
Former porn star and Louisiana native Stormy Daniels was the recipient of a six-figure payment arranged by a lawyer for President Donald Trump just before the 2016 election as part of an agreement that prevented her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with the president, people familiar ...
GMB Racing's Mo Tom has officially been retired from racing, reports bloodhorse.com. The 5-year-old son of uncle Mo will stand at Jay Adcock's Red River farm in Louisiana in 2018. "Mo Tom has had a nice racing career. Even though he suffered through some tough trips and a few injuries, he was still ...
A wintry mix of rain, sleet and even snow is possible in southeast Louisiana Tuesday night (Jan. 16) as the strong weekend cold front is followed by another blast of frigid polar air early next week. The latest update from the National Weather Service's Slidell office says there is a chance of a light mix of rain, ...
(AP) -- While many complained about the unusually cold weather that chilled southern Louisiana to the bone over the past several days, Schriever resident Derrick Young said he cherished every ... The initiative's goal was to reduce Louisiana's prison population by 10 percent over the next 10 years.
The National Weather Service forecasts temperatures will drop below freezing throughout Southeast Louisiana overnight Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (NOAA image). Comment. 0 shares. By Beau Evans · bevans@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Freezing temperatures were expected Saturday ...
Groups Sue to Block Construction of Louisiana Oil pipeline. Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a bid to block construction of a 162-mile-long crude oil pipeline across south Louisiana. Jan. 12, 2018, at 1:58 p.m.. Groups Sue to Block Construction of Louisiana Oil Pipeline ...

Wrong Vermilion: Louisiana Arrest Prompts Hate Mail to Ohio. An Ohio police department receiving angry ... police in Vermilion, Ohio, have received sometimes profane messages this week reacting to the Monday arrest in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. The Ohio department pointed out that detail on its ...
Motorists in Louisiana pay 38.4 cents in taxes per gallon of gasoline, including 20 cents in state taxes. The state rate hasn't changed since 1990. Carter sought a 17-cent tax hike to raise $500 million yearly, with the tax rising periodically, tied to an inflationary index. Amid opposition, Carter then proposed a ...
Baton Rouge, LA. (AP) -- A Louisiana man has been arrested for allegedly killing a Louisiana Black Bear. The Department of Wildlife and fisheries' enforcement agents arrested 28-year-old Ronald J. Kimble, of Lettsworth, on Monday for taking a black bear during a closed season and possession of a ...
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, speaking here at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington last year, calls the Foreign intelligence surveillance Acts fruits the 'holy grail' that provides insight into the thinking and actions of U.S. adversaries. However, the program also sweeps up Americans' ...
Louisiana is suffering its worst flu season in decades and perhaps ever with hundreds of deaths likely, the state's immunization director said. "I've been doing this job for 20 years and I've never seen the flu season here so aggressive so early," Dr. Frank Welch of the Louisiana Department of Health said in ...
In this June 4, 2015, photo, a customer walks past a sign promoting the Sam's Club Mastercard credit card at a Sam's Club store store in Bentonville, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston). Comment. 0 shares. By Greg LaRose · glarose@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. On the same day parent ...
This photo made available by the Abbeville City Jail, LA., shows Deyshia Hargrave under arrest Monday, June 8, 2018. Hargrove, a middle school teacher, was removed from a Louisiana school board meeting after she questioned pay policies during a public comment period. (Abbeville City Jail via AP) ...
Baton Rouge, LA. (AP) -- Louisiana offered a $500 million incentive package in its unsuccessful bid to land a $1.6 billion joint Toyota-Mazda automobile plant that chose Alabama instead. Alabama's offer to win the plant, which is expected to employ about 4,000 people, was valued at around $380 ...
On Thursday, the federal agency offered a roadmap for states seeking support for waivers imposing the requirements. After the announcement, Edwards issued a statement saying his administration will use the new guidance to "continue developing a Louisiana-specific program for our Medicaid program ...
"Deyshia Hargrave's expulsion from a public meeting and subsequent arrest are unacceptable and raise serious Constitutional concerns," Jane Johnson, the interim executive director of the A.C.L.U. of Louisiana, said in a statement. "The Constitution prohibits the government from punishing or retaliating ...
The Louisiana lawmaker leading a study of the state's TOPS free college tuition program is recommending a rewrite of how awards are doled out to ... the basic award for a four-year college, to give them a flat $4,000 payment for the year -- well below the $5,600 average annual tuition rate in Louisiana.
Deadline for obtaining Real ID in Louisiana has been extended. Error loading player: No playable sources found. You will have until October 10, 2018 to get a REAL ID. Caresse Jackman , WWLTV 10:49 PM. CST January 09, 2018. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN Google+ PINTEREST. New Orleans- AT Westwego City ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is fighting for medical marijuana in Louisiana. He sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday asking him to protect the state's programs from federal prosecution. The letter comes just days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he was ending an Obama policy that ...
Speaking to a sparse crowd at the Belle Chasse Auditorium -- partly a result of bad weather and the national college football championship on TV -- Cormier warned the state must guard against other parts of the nation not understanding the need to preserve as much of coastal Louisiana as possible.
Louisiana polluters having a tough time meeting water quality standards may soon be able to buy their way into compliance. The state is crafting a credit trading program that would allow a factory, farm or sewer plant to offset its pollution by purchasing credits from another entity that has reduced its foul ...
A teacher was handcuffed at a school board meeting in Louisiana Monday evening -- and the altercation was captured on camera by ABC affiliate KATC. Deyshia Hargrave, an English language arts teacher at Rene A. Rost Middle School in Kaplan, was taken into custody after she was removed from the ...
States listed as likely to introduce a sports betting bill are: Massachusetts; Rhode Island; New York; New Jersey; West Virginia; South Carolina; Georgia; Florida; Illinois; Michigan; Iowa; Minnesota; Louisiana; Mississippi; Oklahoma and California. Indiana and Kentucky already have introduced bills.
HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say two correctional officers are accused of battery on an inmate. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says in a news release that Catahoula Parish Deputies Charles Ray LeBlanc, of Sicily Island, and Ryan Shane Mayo, of Jonesville, were arrested Monday.
New Orleans (AP) -- animal rights advocates want a federal court to make an army base in Louisiana stop rounding up hundreds of feral horses on land it owns or uses. Court papers say Fort Polk began escalating efforts in November and may be trying to eliminate the herds before a judge can decide ...
Louisiana's governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states' medical marijuana programs from Federal Prosecutors, urging him to "ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment." The letter sent to the White House by Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards came in response ...
In Louisiana, the program would likely work like this: A large cattle ranch with excess manure takes steps to reduce runoff into the Mississippi River by developing a planted buffer or managing its waste better. The ranch would then earn credits that it could then sell or trade to a coal power plant, factory or ...
PORTLAND - A man sought by Louisiana police in the drive-by shooting deaths of three people has been arrested in Portland, Oregon, the authorities said. Deaundrey Cole, 34, identified himself to Portland police as Demetrius Jenkins when they stopped him Sunday for driving recklessly, Multnomah ...
A Louisiana teacher who spoke out against a superintendent's new contract was handcuffed and arrested during a school board meeting in an incident caught on video. At the meeting Monday, Deyshia Hargrave brought up the issue of teacher salary and a raise that was included in a new contract for the ...
A California sanctuary is caring for a white tiger cub that was seized in Louisiana. Jan. ... She and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and fisheries permits director Melissa Collins say a current investigation keeps them from saying who ... It's illegal for Louisiana residents to own tigers or other exotic animals.
Without a reauthorization for CHIP, Louisiana would have to come up with millions of dollars more each year to keep the coverage in place even as it struggles with continued financial problems. That could eventually lead to having to boot people from the program or, at the least, reducing their services, ...
A court order blocking Louisiana from carrying out any executions has been extended indefinitely after the death of the federal judge who issued it. A lawsuit challenging the state's lethal injection protocols has kept death sentences on hold since 2014. U.S. District Judge James Brady, who died Dec. 9 after ...
John Bel Edwards drew a Jan. 19 line in the sand for Louisiana House Republicans to put up or shut up. That's the day the governor plans to unveil his somewhat bleak budget proposal, and that's when he wants to hear the GOP's alternative for keeping the state from going off what insiders call a fiscal cliff.
As a constitutional amendment, it would require the support of two-thirds of the Louisiana House and Senate, and a majority of voters statewide, to take effect. Liz Smith, senior vice president of economic competitiveness for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, said her group does not want 2018 to go to waste.
Louisiana Utility Regulators Looking for New Agency Chief ... (AP) -- Louisiana's state utility regulatory agency is searching for a new top administrator. The Louisiana Public Service Commission is seeking candidates to be its next executive secretary, after Eve Kahao Gonzalez retired from the position, ...
Federal tax rewrite could be a gift for Louisiana lawmakers struggling with budget shortfall .... Baton Rouge -- The sweeping $1.5 trillion federal tax overhaul may turn out to be a desperately-needed gift for Louisiana's state budget at a critical time. It's a unique perk for the state -- though it will mean higher ...
Now that 12th Night has arrived, it's time for king cake. When you have your first piece, please remember our Louisiana troops serving in far-flung places around the world. They'll be missing the upcoming parades and fun and craziness, but there's a way you can deliver a taste of Carnival to them. Think of it ...
Baton Rouge -- A court order blocking Louisiana from carrying out any executions has been extended indefinitely after the death of the federal judge who issued it. A lawsuit challenging the state's lethal injection protocols has kept death sentences on hold since 2014. U.S. District Judge James Brady, ...
A New App for Verifying Louisiana Horticulture Licenses. Louisiana has a new app to let homeowners find out if someone claiming to be a landscape or horticulture professional has a state horticulture license or business permit. Jan. 6, 2018, at 12:32 p.m.. A New App for Verifying Louisiana Horticulture Licenses ...


 

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