Black Friday is obviously going to look a lot different this year. In fact, many of the sales kicked off in the beginning of the month. That’s because retailers know many people will not be waiting in line outside just to jam pack the building.
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) says it’s harder to pin this latest spike in COVID-19 cases on a specific holiday, event, or even age group. Instead, the state is losing its fight with the virus on a number of different fronts.
While this year’s Thanksgiving gatherings may look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that isn’t stopping many people from doing their last-minute grocery shopping Wednesday night.
In a memo to member schools, LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine emphasized urgency in following COVID-19 mitigation measures at high school athletic events and warned of fines and other penalties for failure to comply.
Louisiana is going back to a modified version of Phase 2, Governor John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday, Nov. 24, but the governor also says there’s light at the end of the tunnel in the form of a vaccine for COVID-19.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a Baker native and LSU alumna, has officially been named as President-elect Joe Biden’s U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), the president-elect announced Monday, Nov. 23.
Many folks will be hitting the road to visit family this week for Thanksgiving, and a lot of people will also be flying. There has been some concern about how safe airports are during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Livingston Parish Tax Assessor Jeff Taylor should likely be documenting his personal use of his publicly-owned vehicle and reporting that use to the Internal Revenue Service as income, a state audit released Monday says.
Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) say the person of interest who fatally shot the suspect who robbed and killed an employee at an electronic store on Sherwood Forest Boulevard on Nov. 20 turned himself in to police for questioning on Monday, Nov. 23.
AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential COVID-19 vaccine as the world anxiously waits for scientific breakthroughs that will bring an end to a pandemic that has wrought economic devastation and resulted in nearly 1.4 million confirmed deaths.
A man from Livingston Parish is behind bars after being accused of setting his disabled father’s barn on fire. That fire then spread and damaged two boats and four vehicles, say officials with the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal (LAOSFM).
Gov. John Bel Edwards gave a stern warning to Louisiana residents about the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases in the state and urged them to follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 19.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC) is scrapping plans that had been in the works for about a month to allow family visits to prisons during the week of Thanksgiving due to rising COVID-19 cases across the state and in its prison system.