Republican lawmakers and Governor John Bel Edwards are debating over whether he can overrule the rejection of his proposed mandate.
Rodney J. "Jack" Strain leveraged his position as sheriff to secure profits from a $1 million work-release program for himself, his family and two top deputies.
Former child actress Jonshel Alexander was fatally shot as she sat in a car in New Orleans on Saturday night.
Louisiana lawmakers held a hearing Wednesday to hear complaints from residents still waiting for insurance relief following Hurricane Ida in August.
The only abortion clinic in Mississippi is now open six days a week to help women from Texas and Louisana after Texas passed the new abortion law in September.
Pernell Anthony Jones and his co-conspirators were paid more than $300,000 by a number of U.S. airlines.
The victim is in a stable condition following the shooting in a parking lot in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Soon to receive billions for road and bridge projects, Louisiana lawmakers criticized the Transportation Department's past decisions, speed of projects.
The state convened a new commission that will decide what technology will replace thousands of the old voting machines.
Henry Montgomery, 75, is a free man after spending his entire adult life in the Louisiana State Penitentiary for killing a sheriff's deputy at age 17.
Henry Montgomery was arrested in 1963 for fatally shooting a deputy sheriff when he was 17. Now 75, he is awaiting a Louisiana board's decision on his parole.
"During the struggle, Michelle Smith completely bit a large portion of the right ear completely off and she fled the area," said the police statement.
The allegedly fraudulent claims were filed between 2007 and 2013, according to the Department of Justice.
"The evidence was compelling, overwhelming and convincing," North Shore District Attorney Warren Montgomery said after the conviction.
Attendees reportedly paid as much as $500 with VIP tickets available offering front row seats and "in-person cadaver access."
The officer has been placed on administrative leave since and was charged with aggravated battery and malfeasance for the way he used force during an arrest.
Friday was the deadline for all of Ochsner Health's 32,000 employees in Louisiana to get fully vaccinated against the virus or face a potential firing.
Wednesday's storms put roughly 65,000 customers without power in Texas and Louisiana.
"The bag and contents likely belong to a 'street pharmacist' who is probably anxious to recover these items," said Walker Police Chief David Addison.
"Wacky Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana is a RINO Republican who begged for my endorsement in 2020," Trump said.
Sen. Bill Cassidy was one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Donald Trump during his second impeachment.
Police say the man sent two emails that were "threatening in nature, extremely alarming, and (presented) credible threat for the safety of the mayor."
When the announcement of his termination came, the state trooper was in the middle of serving a five-week, unpaid suspension.
"The resilience workforce is largely a low-wage workforce. It's largely unrecognized and largely unprotected," said Saket Soni, the group's executive director.
Keith Johnson Jr. has been charged with carrying a gun in a firearm-free zone and simple possession of marijuana.
"They say it takes a village to raise a child, but that village also has the responsibility of protecting its children," Dr. Joseph Kanter said.
Plumes of smoke were seen drifting into the sky above Westlake Petrochemicals in Sulphur, Louisiana, in a video posted on social media.
The woman accused of throwing her sons into a lake has been arrested more than 11 times over 15 years but received minimal sentences, including parenting classes.
"It's almost incomprehensible that someone could do something like this, and our whole community here is suffering," a police sergeant said.