News

Motorists reminded of best way to expedite travel

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) wants to remind travelers and regular commuters at the La. 1 toll road of the best way to expedite travel through the gantry.

New methanol production facility to be built in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp.

Louisiana receives funding for needs of disabled, low-income people

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

Consumers to be aware of unapproved Coast Guard PFDs in marketplace

As Louisiana's busy boating season approaches, many boaters are getting their boats in working order including purchasing the required equipment to keep on board.

State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

Earl K. Long hospital staff saddened as closure nears

April 15 will be a sad day for Antonia Frazier. "Not just for me, for my patients," she said. "We love our patients. All of us become a family here."

Free smoke detectors could prevent next tragedy

Local leaders believe the deaths of two young boys last December might save lives in the future.

Woman in critical condition after dog attack

A Westwego woman continues to fight for her life at University Hospital. Police in Westwego say Linda Henry, 54, was viciously attacked by her own pit bulls Wednesday afternoon at her home on Avenue A.

New cookbook equips kitchens from New Orleans to New York with seasonal Louisiana cuisine

Louisiana’s identity is inextricably tied to its famous foods; gumbo, red beans and rice, jambalaya, and étouffée are among the delicious dishes that locals cherish and visitors remember.

Louisiana law firm offers a safe ride home from St. Patrick's Day festivities

A local personal injury law firm is offering safe, free rides to those party-goers enjoying the St. Patrick's Day festivities this weekend.