INEVILLE, La. (AP) - Louisiana College is embarking on a $50 million capital campaign, asking for $12 million from Louisiana Baptist Convention churches. Last month, the executive board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention approved the college's request to make direct appeals to churches to raise a portion of a capital... more »
Plenty of police activity along Johnston Street in Lafayette Saturday morning.
Police were called to the Capital One Bank, the alarm sounding but this story, isn't what you might be thinking.
Thankfully there was not a robbery at the Capital One Bank on Johnston and Doucet Road in... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana senators are taking their turn at crafting a $25 billion budget for next year, with fewer cuts than the House sought. The full Senate is scheduled to debate the spending plan Sunday afternoon. Senate leaders are hoping they can sway the House on their... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The opposition party isn't the only one giving Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal fits these days. It's his own GOP. Conventional wisdom would have suggested Republican takeovers of both the House and Senate would have given Jindal an easier path for passage of his legislative agenda... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - For the past year, the coroner's office in Louisiana's capital has had to send bodies to Lafayette or hire local pathologists to autopsy them. But now it has a local pathologist - Dr. Bruce Waimer - on contract through Louisiana Forensics. Dr. Shannon Cooper, the... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Security efforts at the Louisiana Capitol are being tightened. Public access to the building has been restricted to fewer entrances, X-ray machines scan bags for visitors and more people are working at security stations. House Speaker Jim Tucker says he and Senate President Joel Chaisson... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - For decades the standard question at U.S. grocery store check-out counters has been "Paper or Plastic?" But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: "Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?" Europeans have long accepted the idea of providing their own... more »
BATON ROUGE – The 13 th -ranked LSU football team will usher in the New Year in Orlando as the Tigers will face Penn State in the Capital One Bowl, officials from the bowl game announced on Sunday.
The Capital One Bowl will be held on... more »