• National

AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

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  OMV on Independence Boulevard temporarily shuts down to possible COVID-19 exposure

Mayor Cantrell announces new restrictions after surge in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 CLOSURES: Here’s what’s temporarily closing as a precaution to COVID-19 cases linked to area venues

  ELECTION REMINDER: You must be in line by 8 p.m. to vote in La. Saturday

  La. experiencing lengthy delays in getting COVID-19 test results back

Getting your test results from a state or federal testing site in Louisiana could take up to 14 days, according to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).
  • National

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. The move, short of a full pardon, is sure to alarm critics who have long railed against the president’s repeated interventions in the nation’s just

New Tulane study sheds light on airborne coronavirus

  Rising temperatures mean you should take extra precautions to prevent heatstroke

Superdome to light up Friday in honor of Mr. Mardi Gras Blaine Kern

Second Plaquemine/Sunshine ferry will be out of service for 8 weeks

  Tips to keep your pets safe during the dogs days of summer

  A local disease detective says COVID-19 may have impacted young people sooner than evidence shows

  Bait and tackle store struggling to keep up with demand as more people fishing during pandemic

  Families, friends celebrate the life of Blaine Kern at memorial

  • National

  ‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.

SPORTS

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Port Allen Pelicans

NHL, players approve plan to resume season, extend CBA

Saints season ticket holders opt out of 2020 ahead of much uncertainty

Some Saints season ticket holders say they will break tradition and roll over their tickets to the 2021 season.

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  Owners of Juban’s Creole Restaurant & Caterer announce temporary shutdown

American Idol Laine Hardy says he has recovered from COVID-19

Hammond man charged with rape, home invasion may be connected to other crimes

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

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

Several COVID-19 testing centers have opened in the Baton Rouge area.
  • Coronavirus

US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.

LSP seizes $7M+ in ‘high grade’ marijuana in illegal grow operation in St. Tammany, Orleans parishes; 4 arrested

CareSouth, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church hosting COVID-19 drive-thru testing, supplies giveaway in Baton Rouge

Upcoming face mask giveaways in Baton Rouge, surrounding areas

  BRCC modifies Fall 2020 plans, includes early start for Technical Education courses