NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has postponed a sentencing hearing for a businessman who pleaded guilty to plotting to bribe former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. Rodney Williams was scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 25. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan rescheduled the hearing for Jan.... more »
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - The Jennings City Council has approved issuing $6 million in bonds for construction of a new city hall and city court and renovations to other departments. Mayor Terry Duhon tells the American Press the public improvement sales tax revenue bonds will be issued by JD Bank... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Three and a half floors and several other offices in the 12-story Baton Rouge City Hall are vacant since the 19th Judicial District courts moved to the new courthouse more than a year ago. Jim Frey, an architect with the Department of Public Works, tells... more »
Patterson City Hall and the Patterson Police Department complex is temporarily moving while the complex is treaded for mold.
Anywhere in 24 to 72 hours, both departments will be relocated for seven to ten days to modular buildings. Chief LaSalle says that this will not create any problems for... more »
Due to an electrical switchgear malfunction within City Hall, the LUS Customer Service Center was forced to shut down today. LUS customers will not be able to make payments in the lobby or drive-thru. In addition, the LUS call center will only be able to take a limited... more »