Authorities began taking steps Friday to sink a barge in Bayou Chene with the hope it will mean Iberville and nearby parishes are spared from devastating backwater flooding if the Morganza Spillway is opened as expected. Read the full story
- As officials move closer to opening Morganza Spillway, governor says it's 'more likely than not'
- Iberville crawfish farmers prepare for uncertainty as Morganza Spillway opening more likely
- With potential opening of Morganza Spillway, what wildlife could be at risk?
- Morganza Spillway Q&A: What is it? When might it open? Whom does it impact?
East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies have identified three people who allegedly stole high-end lawn equipment from Home Depot and Lowe's locations across south Louisiana. Read the full story
Cyril Grayson sees the media mob coming and makes a fast dash to his locker. He quickly punches in the code to the lock box, grabs a washcloth, wipes his face dry from sweat and readies to face the cameras. Read the full story
Entergy Corporation Chairman and CEO Leo Denault was the highest-paid CEO in Louisiana in 2018, according to a survey done by The Associated Press and executive data firm Equilar. Read the full story
A Louisiana State trooper sustained moderate injuries after a driver, suspected to be intoxicated, rammed into the back of a patrol vehicle stationed in a construction zone. Read the full story
Baton Rouge Local Events
- Letters: Derailing of IG bill shows why Louisiana is dead-last
- Edward Pratt: Remembering a football coach who changed my life
- Alexandria mayor: Smaller Louisiana communities need ride-sharing services, too
- Grace Notes: Louisiana House votes to roll back taxes, but there's a very big catch
- Our Views: Don't shroud Louisiana's death penalty drug providers in secrecy
- Guest column: Louisiana lawmakers fight abortion, but won't support families with anything but words
- New Orleans insurance agent: Flood insurance program is upside down, but here's how to fix it
- Letters: As Louisiana tanks, lawmakers debate lowering marriage age