Louisiana Politics

LSP investigating inconsistencies in St. John's water system

State Police are now investigating data inconsistencies related to the case.

Federal Judge upholds LA ban on same-sex marriage

United States District Judge Martin Feldman declared Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional. The judge issued a 32 page ruling Wednesday. 

New rules may force local truck stop to give up tiger

The owner of Tiger Truck Stop is fighting a new set of rules that might force his to give up his main attraction.

DOJ files discrimination lawsuit against Louisiana Crane

The Justice Department announced today the filing of a lawsuit with the Executive Office for Immigration Review against Louisiana Crane Company LLC (Louisiana Crane), which is headquartered in Eunice, Louisiana.

LSP to stay in New Orleans until November

This afternoon, State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson was joined by New Orleans Police Department Interim Superintendent Michael Harrison to highlight the successful proactive enforcement efforts of Troopers deployed throughout the

Jindal suing Feds over Common Core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S.

Gonzales mayor says budget stalemate 'like a game of chicken'

The mayor of Gonzales is warning residents that the city could shut down in a few weeks if he and the council do not agree on a budget.

The state of Louisiana fiiles suit against State Farm

There is a crash every three minutes and thirty-seven seconds in Louisiana and the attorney general says if you're a state farm customer and you've had your car fixed by them after a crash you're more at risk.

Vigil highlights new laws against domestic violence

Law enforcement has new ways to try to stop domestic violence. And a local sorority wants everyone to know about them, so they could save a woman's life.

Metro Council votes down controversial 'fairness ordinance'

The debate over the controversial "fairness ordinance" is over, for now.

NOPD now allows officers to have visible arm tattoos

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- There's encouraging news for New Orleans police officers who have visible tattoos. The department's policy on body ink has been revised.

Baker City Councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.

Mayor Kip Holden will run for Lieutenant Governor

Baton Rouge’s Mayor Kip Holden hit the airwaves Tuesday and announced he does plan to run for Lt. Governor in 2015, but is holding off until November to make an official announcement.

Mayor appears in new music video to promote healthy living

There's a brand new music video people are watching around Baton Rouge, because it features our mayor, Kip Holden!

Judge rules Woody Jenkins has no standing in annexation lawsuit

The future of the city of St. George is far from decided, but supporters lost an important fight in court Monday. Judge Janice Clark ruled against a lawsuit that challenged the annexation of the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General.