US Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died
RBG was 87-years-old.
Officials across Louisiana Express Concern over Labor Day Crowds
On this Labor Day, Governor John Bel Edwards implores citizens of the state to remain diligent when it comes to social distancing so the state will continue to see a decline in COVID-19 cases numbers.
Trump Orders More Unemployment Pay, A Payroll Tax Deferral
Several executive orders were signed today.
Coronavirus Relief Bill Remains up in Air as Negotiations Resume
Negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume, but the path forward promises to be challenging.
Medical Marijuana Program Expands, Among New Louisiana Laws
Nearly 200 new Louisiana laws take effect Saturday. Most of the provisions were passed in the Legislature’s shortened regular session that ended in June.
Louisiana’s Second Medical Marijuana Grower Releases Product
Louisiana’s second medical marijuana grower announced it has started making its products to the state’s dispensaries for sale to patients.
Sentencing Moved Back for Louisiana Black Church Arsonist, Holden Matthews
Holden Matthews had been set for sentencing in federal court in Lafayette later this month. But court records show the sentencing has been rescheduled for Oct. 16 — after courthouse restrictions related to the new coronavirus expire.
$250 Payment Proposed for Louisiana’s Front-line Workers
State lawmakers are considering a proposal to give grocery store employees, nurses, bus drivers and other front-line workers who stayed on their jobs in the early days of Louisiana’s coronavirus outbreak a one-time $250 payment.
Murder Charge Upgraded in Floyd Case, 3 Other Cops Charged
Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers.
Tropical Storm Cristobal Makes Landfall in Mexico
Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to get back into the Gulf of Mexico and start heading north on Friday. State Climatologist Barry Keim says a landfall along the Louisiana coast is possible Sunday night or early Monday morning.