BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gives Louisiana a $3.5 million performance bonus for "significant progress in enrolling uninsured children in Medicaid." State Medicaid director Don Gregory tells The Advocate that Louisiana didn't expand eligibility - it did a better job of enrolling... more »
Just when it looked hopeful that the ban on offshore drilling may come to an end, another accident has all eyes looking towards the gulf.
Lafayette resident, John Constantine, said " it was going to get to a point where we got more sympathy, but I think that this... more »
Used-car dealership chain CarMax has broken ground on its first new store in more than two years.
The Richmond company said Tuesday it has begun construction on a store in Baton Rouge, its first in Louisiana.
Chief executive Tom Folliard said CarMax is eager to restart its growth... more »
Rain fall hit Avoyelles Parish hard today. According to Doppler Estimates, some parts of the area got anywhere from 10-to-15 inches of rain.
The flood waters left some residents off Highway 107 wading in a foot of water. Homeowner, Terry Armand, said "I went to the kitchen at 6:30... more »
It's hard to see the oil resting on Louisiana’s shore 5,000 feet in the air, but fly 50 miles into the gulf and the oil stretches into the horizon.
Lieutenant Michael Patterson of the U.S. Coast Guard said, "you do see this patchwork of sheen, emulsified oil and... more »