A Geismar man has been arrested and accused of molesting three juveniles, Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre said Friday.
Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell has resigned after a tumultuous year that has seen her fail to produce a town budget before deadline, navigate a failing and neglected water system, and be placed under arrest multiple times on malfeasance allegations.
A 60-year-old Zachary man accused of killing a fleeing 15-year-old burglar and dragging the teen's body into a nearby yard is scheduled to make his first court appearance since being indicted on a second-degree murder charge.
ExxonMobil expects to begin pouring the foundation for its $500 million polypropylene production expansion in the coming days after months of engineering and construction work on-site in north Baton Rouge.
With the introduction of Livingston Parish’s proposed 2020 budget Thursday, a Master Plan Committee that had for months been stalled due to a lack of funding got a win to the tune of $187,500.
Instead of letting principals freely set student fees as they have in the past, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday set a few, broad districtwide fees, but also specified that schools don’t have to charge any fees at all.
The state proposal to spend $1.2 billion on new flood protection efforts was sent Thursday for federal approval, hopefully unlocking access to the federal dollars as soon as next spring, state officials said.
A man escaped serious injury by grabbing the bars of a nearby window and pulling himself out of the way of a car aiming to smash into him.
A cargo of liquid plastic waste has been processed back into raw high-end chemicals for reuse at Shell's Norco facility in St. Charles Parish — a first for the plant.
New Orleans-based Solomon Group expects to hire 86 new workers in the Crescent City in exchange for economic development incentives through the Louisiana Entertainment Job Creation Program.
Mike Stewart and Susan Walker, of Denham Springs, are a living example of "Love on the Reservation." After more than 50 years of friendship, the couple found something new and exciting when they both attended an Istrouma Indian class reunion.
CLINTON — Police jurors and two East Feliciana Parish businessmen traded accusations Tuesday without reconciling who is responsible for paying to shore up a gravel road used for logging operations.
Louisiana's transportation chief said Thursday that, while Gov. John Bel Edwards is willing to "swing hard for big projects," any future push to boost the state gas tax will depend on the willingness of state House and Senate leaders to get behind…
Tin Roof Brewing Co. is partnering with a popular North Carolina restaurant for a new restaurant and brewery that will be built in Raleigh in a property being developed by Baton Rouge-based Commercial Properties Realty Trust.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, who won reelection Saturday in a tightly-contested race that drew national attention, said Thursday he will push for new investments in early childhood education, teacher pay and colleges, as well as continue a so-…
An 18-year-old Baton Rouge man who told police God instructed him to kill himself before he rammed his speeding pickup into a woman's car on Siegen Lane in July, killing her, will remain at a mental facility until at least mid-January, a judge dec…
The man accused of killing civil rights icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph pleaded not guilty Thursday in the July slaying of the woman who had founded Baton Rouge's African-American history museum.
The 79 locations for the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles won't re-open until Monday, following a weeklong closure in order to reimage computers attacked by ransomware.
Every year, millions of travelers hit the skies during the holidays to visit family and friends — and, of course, to eat delicious food. If you plan on bringing homemade goodies to your destination, make sure they're TSA-approved.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed to the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Sajal Roy, who earlier this year was simultaneously suing the board over his lost bid for the coveted exclusive medical marijuana pharmacy permit in New Orleans as well as a bo…
More than 97,000 pounds of salad products sold at supermarkets in 22 states — including Louisiana — have been recalled due to possible E. Coli contamination.
Former NFL star Antonio Brown is countersuing an ex-LSU gymnast for defamation and interference with his NFL contracts and endorsements, ESPN reports.
A cold front is expected to pass through southeast Louisiana this weekend, which will increase chances of rain late Friday night and into Saturday morning.
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Family grocer Roy Daryl Adams was reelected Saturday as representative for the Felicianas-based District 62 in the Louisiana House of Representatives, defeating technical college administrator Johnny Arceneaux.
WASHINGTON — During their most recent nationally televised debate, Democratic presidential candidates were asked how they feel about Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ position as an anti-abortion Democrat.
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Monday and noon Wednesday, booking records show.
WATSON — Just down Cane Market Road from Watson Baptist Church, the residents of the Fountainbleau subdivision live in one of the most northern outposts of Ascension Wastewater Treatment's expansive sewer business.
A Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group is calling for a federal investigation into a short-lived pilot program that involved treating Louisiana prisoners addicted to opioids using a surgical implant never approved by regulators.
Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for three unidentified people who held up a Denham Springs convenience store early Wednesday before making away with cash from an ATM.
WASHINGTON — David Joseph, the U.S. attorney who recently prosecuted a former Louisiana state prison warden and the warden's ex-wife in an elaborate scheme using public funds for personal purchases, has been nominated to the federal bench.
East Ascension and St. Amant high school fans have turned jambalaya dinners, a pep rally, golf tournament and other fundraisers into $173,000 for each school since the Shout Out Week returned 11 years ago.
The first St. Francisville Food and Wine Festival was held Saturday at the Myrtles Plantation. Hosted by Country Roads, the event featured food from chefs in the region and music, including Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys.
District Attorney Hillar Moore III, Stephen Gruver and Rae Ann Gruver, the parents of Max Gruver, spoke to reporters Wednesday morning outside a Baton Rouge courthouse and reacted to former LSU student and ex-Phi Delta Theta member Matthew Naquin'…
Annual Christmas prayer breakfast setSt. Francisville United Methodist Church will host its 20th annual Christmas in the Country Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in the fellowship hall. The community is invited. Breakfast is prepared by the Lo…