The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting seven new West Nile cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to eight. At this time last year, the state had 53 cases of West Nile virus.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and AAR Corp. Chairman and CEO David Storch announced the company will establish a 750-job aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operation at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles.
President Barack Obama on Friday outlined steps being taken to restore public confidence in U.S. intelligence gathering measures after leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden rocked his administration and roiled U.S.
On Friday, Aug. 9 shortly after 12:15 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle. It happened on US Hwy 190 west of LA Hwy 1145 in West Baton Rouge Parish.