Posted 3:34 AM 5/10/2013 by AP
State officials are accepting bids for alligator hunting on Wildlife Management Areas and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers properties.
Bidders have until June 13 to submit applications forms for the 2013-2015 alligator harvest seasons.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 12 to 83 tags will be issued to successful bidders this year.
Only adults with previous alligator hunting experience are eligible to submit bids.
Posted 3:44 AM 5/9/2013 by AP
A former New Orleans police officer has appealed a judge's refusal to free him on bond while he awaits a retrial on charges he shot and killed a man without justification outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. U.S. District Judge Lance Africk refused Wednesday to reconsider (More)...
Posted 3:45 AM 5/8/2013 by AP
Southwest Airlines is increasing air service from New Orleans with new non-stop service to Austin, Texas beginning in November. Southwest currently operates 51 flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The facility's largest carrier, Southwest began non-stop service to (More)...
Posted 4:00 AM 5/7/2013 by AP
Television journalist Tom Brokaw will be the keynote speaker at Loyola University's graduation ceremonies on Saturday. Brokaw will receive an honorary degree during the ceremony along with jazz vocalist Germaine Bazzle and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times Managing Editor (More)...
Posted 6:53 PM 5/6/2013 by Chris Welty
Hundreds of residents may see their flood insurance policies increase by thousands of dollars.
The National Flood Insurance Program is looking to fill budget shortfalls by increasing insurance premiums. In 2012, Congress approved the Biggert Waters Flood Reform Act. Any homeowner who (More)...More Stories from 5/6/2013