A Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge commission tasked with studying the effects of racism on society released a prayer for racial harmony and a statement addressing unresolved racial tension across the U.S.
A mom explains how her daughter has been the healthiest of her three children, so she knew something was wrong when her daughter ran a fever over 100 degrees for eight straight days. Now she's seeking answers.
Mystic Shield brand hand sanitizer sold in California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Texas between May 21 and June 30 is being recalled because it contains methanol, despite that being left off the label.
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.
As young Louisianans continue to drive the spike of COVID-19 cases, state health leaders are faced with a dilemma: prioritize testing for apparently-healthy people who might be silent carriers, or for sick people who need to seek treatment.
There have been a lot of numbers thrown at folks since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but doctors say they’re paying attention to one set of numbers now more than ever as many places across the country move ahead with reopening.
It’s important to keep laws and safety in mind as you celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks. Different parishes and cities have different regulations, so double check your area's laws to be sure it's legal to use fireworks.
Business leaders in East Baton Rouge Parish got to ask questions about the new mask mandate imposed by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome during a webinar hosted by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC).
Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore joined WAFB-TV’s Jacques Doucet for an hour-long Zoom interview to discuss a number of topics, including recent comments by Drew Brees about players kneeling during the national anthem.
Woman’s Hospital has released updated safety guidelines for pregnant women after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that pregnant women may be at a greater risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms than women who are not pregnant.
The sheriff specifically referenced "Black Lives Matter or any other group that’s making themselves a spectacle, disrupting what we know to be our quality of life in this country" in a video regarding protests.
The Southern University System says it’s working with Ochsner using the hospital system’s Safe to Return Employer Solutions guidelines to ensure a healthy and safe phased returns for its students and employees.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced Thursday, July 2 that Congress has allocated $11,060,438 in funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to help the Louisiana Department of Health prepare for future public health emergencies.
Now that records the 9News Investigators uncovered reveal EBR school board member, Connie Bernard, was in fact bargain shopping during a board meeting over the renaming of Lee High School, the school board member’s colleague says he’s disgusted, but not surprised.
The Garland, Texas-based food company Garland Ventures Ltd. says it is voluntarily recalling more than 1,000 cases of Five Cheese Stuffed Shells because they have potential to be contaminated with listeria.
The Atlantic hurricane season is already breaking records with several storms named so early this year. With parts of the U.S. battling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic, experts urge you not to delay in preparing.
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member, Connie Bernard, was indeed online shopping for nearly an hour during a recent school board meeting that discussed the renaming of Lee High School, a review by the 9News Investigators reveals.
The Louisiana Army National Guard’s State Aviation Command flew over Slidell, Hammond, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Shreveport and Monroe area hospitals to honor first responders and healthcare professionals