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Louisiana hits record COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

BATON ROUGE — Today as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Louisiana both hit records, the Louisiana Department of Health and Governor Edwards both urge individuals in ... Read more

3 hours ago by Special to.

Gov. John Bel Edwards Urges Struggling Renters and Landlords Impacted by COVID-19 to Apply for Assistance as Federal Eviction Moratorium Ends

BATON ROUGE — As the federal moratorium on evictions comes to an end Saturday, July 31, Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging residents who are struggling ... Read more

4 hours ago by Special to.

LDWF to begin accepting applications for $12.4 million in COVID-19 relief funds

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will soon begin accepting applications for $12.4 million in financial assistance that will be available to Louisiana ... Read more

5 hours ago by Special to.

DOC suspends visitation and volunteering at Louisiana’s State-Run prisons

BATON ROUGE, La. – Out of an abundance of caution concerning the latest surge of COVID-19 positive cases in Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety ... Read more

6 hours ago by Special to.

Three unrestrained teenagers killed in Lincoln Parish crash, speed a suspected factor

Clay – On July 26, 2021, shortly before 3:45 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Works Road just ... Read more

7 hours ago by Special to.

Teen killed in alleged robbery; homeowner arrested after using stolen AR-15

BY: DORIS MARICLE AMERICAN PRESS JENNINGS — A Jennings man used a stolen semi-automatic AR-15 rifle to shoot and kill an armed teen robbery suspect ... Read more

7 hours ago by Special to.

Gov. Edwards and the Dept. of Transportation and Development announce first phase of LA 3241 Project in the Northshore Regio

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the first segment of the LA 3241 corridor ... Read more

10 hours ago by Special to.

SJSO calls for service 07/26

Daily CFS Press Release Printed on July 27, 2021 CFS Date Time Incident # Location Street City Nature of Call 100 Total: 2 7/26/21 0:17 ... Read more

10 hours ago by Special to.

LSP Investigating Acadia Parish Officer-Involved Shooting

Crowley – Shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2021, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations was requested by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s ... Read more

10 hours ago by Special to.

Road or Lane Status LA 18 (River Road), St. Charles Parish

Eastbound LA 18 (River Road), from Sugarhouse Lane St. to Barton Avenue, in Luling – reduced to one lane from July 26, 2021 until August ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

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