BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secure in his second term, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is continuing to help other Republican candidates and organizations with their fundraising efforts.
Jindal is scheduled to attend an April 27 luncheon to raise dollars for the Republican Party of New Mexico.
An invitation... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - Attorneys for Monroe City Councilmen Robert Stevens and Arthur Gilmore are asking a judge to push back their trial date so they can have more time to prepare. Stevens and Gilmore, convicted in May of racketeering and bribery, are awaiting a ruling by U.S. District Judge... more »
MYRTLE GROVE, La. (AP) - Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says it will be Friday or later before efforts can resume to remove the failed blowout preventer from the deep water well that caused the huge Gulf oil spill. Allen told a news conference Tuesday in Myrtle Grove that... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House scrapped its Tuesday plans to debate a bid to nullify the federal health care overhaul in Louisiana. Instead, lawmakers will take up the measure later in the session.
The proposal by Rep. Kirk Talbot declares no one can be mandated to... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP says crews will begin drilling later this week to try and take the pressure off of a blown-out well spewing 42,000 gallons of crude oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. BP was leasing the Deepwater Horizon, the offshore oil rig that exploded last... more »
Members of the new black panther party say they will not protest outside American Legion Hospital in Jennings .
Activists say a black man was fired after he was accused of sexually harassing a white female.
Now, they say they will protest the Jennings company who fired that... more »