NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans news organization has complied with a court order that it turns over information about online commenters for private review by a federal magistrate. The material was turned over Thursday. The court order came in the case of Stacey Jackson, the former executive director... more »
Some University of Louisiana Lafayette students are upset over a comic strip that ran in this week's edition of the campus newspaper, The Vermilion. Those students say the cartoon is racially charged and shouldn't have run in the student-run paper. The Vermilion's editor in chief explains why they printed the... more »
Is picking up the daily paper part of your daily routine?
Thursday night, someone in Crowley picked up more than a paper, they picked up the whole stand! The Crowley Post Signal says "They were trying to open the armored head where the money is and they had difficulty,... more »
MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The two daily newspapers in St. Mary Parish - The Daily Review of Morgan City and the St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune - have been sold to Louisiana State Newspapers. Terms of the agreement with Shirley Newspapers were not disclosed. Both groups are privately owned.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Complaining that Gov. Bobby Jindal spends more time out of state than in Louisiana, LSU's student body president sent a personal plea to Jindal in a New Hampshire newspaper, asking the governor to come home and work on the state's budget problems.
"Gov. Bobby... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that a Louisiana state prison can't censor or restrict inmates' access to copies of The Final Call newspaper, a Nation of Islam publication. Wednesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Donald Walter in Shreveport orders the David Wade Correctional Center to deliver... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jury lists shouldn't have to be printed in the newspaper, the House Criminal Justice Committee decided Wednesday. In a 10-5 vote, the panel advanced a bill that would strip from state law the requirement that jury lists be published in a local newspaper in the... more »