Car break-ins are on the rise in Ascension Parish, but the sheriff's department says with a little common sense, it's a crime that could be avoided.
Authorities say the burglars are targeting unlocked vehicles.
A new federal study found unsafe levels of mercury in streams across the country.
Officials at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality say the toxic substance has shown up in fish like the largemouth bass, trout and catfish.
Louisiana's state-backed insurance company faces a 95-million dollar legal bill, but the cost could trickle down to every property owner in the state.
A mass class-action lawsuit is going after the Louisiana Property Insurance Corporation's wallet
Kids cable network Nickelodeon announced they will open a theme park at the site of hurricane damaged Six Flags.
The new venture hopes to acquire one hundred million dollars in gulf oppurtunity zone bonds.
Officals are hoping the new deal will
Hundreds of Louisiana shrimpers stormed onto the steps of the State Capitol on Tuesday to protest sinking shrimp prices.
For years shrimpers across the state have complained about low per pound prices due to an influx of imported goods.
They say a
The Baton Rouge Metro Airport should be getting money from the stimulus plan, passed by congress this summer.
It will pay for the construction of a new safety building.
The money comes amid struggles for small to mid-size airports nationwide.
East Baton Rouge Parish school superintendent John Dilworth just stepped into office, and he says he's ready to make some major changes.
Dilworth layed out plans for the school system, with high hopes of dropping the area's drop-out rate.