3 dead, 1 injured in shooting in St. Helena Parish

The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently working a shooting scene in which at least three people have been killed and one has been injured.

  US deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000 milestone

Outbreaks are still climbing in much of the Americas, while many countries in Asia and much of Europe are making steady progress in containing the deadliest pandemic in years.


ONE-STOP-SHOP: Press conferences, stats, links related to COVID-19

  Gov. Edwards orders flags at half-staff in honor of Trooper George Baker

  Trooper George Baker to be honored at private memorial service; procession to follow

  What’s really in a bottle of sunblock anyway?

Saints announce 2020 preseason schedule

The New Orleans Saints have announced their 2020 preseason schedule, with three of the four games airing on WAFB.
  • National

Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

The launch puts Elon Musk's SpaceX on the cusp of becoming the first private company to put astronauts in orbit.

Livingston Parish, Central schools receiving millions in funding for repairs after 2016 flooding

Baby and toddler swings can detach, injure kids

Ochsner employees to be treated to second free concert

Tip-over, entrapment possible with certain chests sold through Wayfair, Amazon

WANTED: Law enforcement looking for man allegedly involved in multiple recent shootings

  Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopen

TESTING CENTERS: Where to get tested for COVID-19 in the Baton Rouge area

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for machete attack on Little Caesar’s employee

  • National

Wedding photography company refuses to refund money after bride-to-be dies

A wedding photography company refuses to refund a man after his fiancée died in a car accident.


Saints announce 2020 preseason schedule

LSU guard Skylar Mays named SEC Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year

Former LSU guard Skylar Mays continues to add to his remarkable resume. His latest honor came Tuesday, May 26, when he was named the SEC Men’s 2020 H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar Athlete of the Year.


Blood Center holding drive to honor fallen Trooper George Baker

COVID-19 cases, deaths in Baton Rouge area

  KIRAN: Second woman files suit against Clerk of Court alleging sexual harassment, retaliation

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Health experts concerned over lack of social distancing in spots over Memorial Day weekend

Possible game changer: LSU Health Shreveport trailblazing research into using nitric oxide as a COVID-19 treatment

Clinical trials now have been expanded to include those who are not critically ill
  • Coronavirus

  Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

  OLOL specialist talks treatments for COVID-19, possible vaccine

  Small business owners frustrated over loan forgiveness requirements

  Health experts believe anxiety and depression will become a national crisis following pandemic

  Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday