A day after ExxonMobil releases its 7-day report about a fire at its Baton Rouge refinery, lawmaker Cleo Fields will hear from community members to determine if legislation should be introduced to “ensure the safety of the state’s citizens.”
More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, are being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight.
Construction projects across the state awarded to Coastal Bridge, the company criticized for delayed and what some describe as “sloppy” work were stripped from the company after it defaulted on several contracts in early February, records show.
A major report from the Baton Rouge Advocate is putting a spotlight on Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s business dealings with a man in prison for cheating the immigration system so he could make money.
A snowstorm of epic proportions hit the Gulf Coast on Valentine’s Day 1895. Heavy snow was reported all the way from south Texas into the Mid-Atlantic, with several locations along the Gulf Coast setting snow records that still stand 125 years later.
Students from Springdale Elementary School showed their love for Faye Swetlik by making heartfelt Valentine’s Day cards for her, this before the tragic announcement that she was found dead not far from where she disappeared.
Entering a second term without the budget woes of his first, Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to dole out nearly $1 million in pay raises to his staff, Cabinet secretaries and other high-level political appointees across state government.