A jury convicted former New Orleans Congressman William Jefferson on federal bribery charges.
The trial lasted eight weeks and deliberations took five days.
Jurors found him guilty on 11 of 16 counts for taking bribes to broker deals in Africa.
Cuts to medicaid funding could affect the customer.
The Department of Health and Hospitals plans to reduce some funding to medicaid providers to off set state budgets cuts.
Health care providers we talked to say some doctors may stop helping me
IT SITS ON SEVERAL DOZEN ACRES OF LUSH GARDENS AND IS HOME TO THOUSANDS OF ARTIFACTS WHICH DATE ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE 1700's. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DAVID FLOYD SAYS ITS UNLIKE ANY PLACE YOU'VE EVER VISITED BEFORE.
A road construction project in Ascension Parish is almost finished after a four month delay.
The Department of Transportation and Development says the $3 million improvement to the LA 73, LA 621 and the I-10 intersection will widen the roads.
There's a sales tax holiday in Louisiana this Saturday and Sunday.
Shoppers will not have to pay the state sales tax on everything from clothing and appliances, to electronics and furniture.
Some baton rouge retailers are throwing in extra dis
The senate is set to decide the fate of the so called "Cash for Clunkers" program this week before they head off to summer break.
The House of Representatives voted to rush two billion dollars in additional funds into the program on Friday.