(NEW YORK) -- As Dallas reels from deadly flooding, the downpours are now moving east. The heaviest rain Tuesday afternoon is in northern Louisiana and into Jackson, Mississippi, where flash flooding is likely. Archibald, Louisiana, has recorded over 8 inches of rain so far while Garden... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana's attorney general said he wants cities that don't enforce the state's abortion laws to have their funding withheld. Louisiana was one of several states that had a trigger law banning abortion that would immediately go into effect upon the Supreme... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- The legal battle over Louisiana's statewide abortion ban rages on with a court hearing slated for Monday. Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, declaring there's no federal constitutional right to end a pregnancy, Louisiana's abortion... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Louisiana Supreme Court ruling allowed the state's ban on almost all abortions to go into effect on Friday, after a series of court challenges by local abortion providers was moved to another jurisdiction. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two abortion bills into law Tuesday that ban most abortions in the state and criminalize providers who perform the procedure. One of the bills strengthens a 2006 trigger law on the books in Louisiana that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice said Thursday it was opening an investigation into Louisiana State Police to determine whether its officers engaged in regular use of excessive force or racially discriminatory policing. Accusations of excessive use of force by LSP officers, especially against Black... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards didn't veto or approve the Republican-led Fairness in Women's Sports Act, by the end of the legislative session Monday. The now-law that bans transgender women from participating in women's sports. "Whether it's intended or not, the... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- What'll happen to this bottle of wine after it’s been finished and thrown away? That’s the question that Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz say they pondered one night. They thought about the bottle's destiny to join the over 11 million tons of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Louisiana's House of Representatives is debating a bill Thursday which would ban abortions and subject women to criminal prosecution for murder. The proposed bill seeks to rewrite the state's homicide statute to include abortion. The bill also voids any federal statutes, regulations, treaties,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 102,000 customers in Texas and Louisiana are without power after a storm system ripe with tornado conditions ripped through the region, according to PowerOutage.us. Eight tornados were reported in Iowa and Texas overnight with some severe damage reported. Texas, Louisiana, Iowa... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- While laws against natural hair discrimination continue to be introduced in states and localities around the country, there are also big changes being made for future hair professionals -- specifically in Louisiana. The Louisiana Board of Cosmetology (BOC) recently revised its... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- A Louisiana State Police officer was found dead after being shot in Ascension Parish Saturday night as law enforcement authorities have swept across the region looking for a suspect in the murder of one person and the shooting of several others. The... Read More.