LOUISIANA - A report out Wednesday shows one in every four children in Louisiana lives in poverty.
Officials say the two main predictors of a child's well-being in Louisiana are race and place.
A majority of public school students come from low
LOUISIANA - It appears fewer people are becoming sick with swine flu in Louisiana.
State health officials have noticed a decrease in the amount of people getting the H1N1 flu over the last few weeks.
Officials still want folks to stay healthy.
UNDATED - The state is asking for more time to offer hurricane recovery benefits from last years storms.
Federal aid is scheduled to end in March, but state officials are asking for a 6 month extension.
Louisiana's hurricane recovery chief says
LOUISIANA - Louisiana businessman, Matthew Pizzolato, is accused of running a ponzi scheme and was arrested Friday.
Prosecutors say he duped 160 investors out of nearly 20 million dollars.
They claim he used the money to buy cars, cruises and
GRAND CANE — One worker was killed and another seriously injured by a gas well blowout in Grand Cane.
Officials evacuted two dozen houses near the Chesapeake Energy well that blew around 10:30 a.m.
The well was going through routine maint
LOUISIANA — Former Louisiana first lady Candy Edwards is alledgly a victim of domestic violence.
The east Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Brian Low for allegedly beating up edwards.
Low is the father of Edwards' 3-year-o
LOUISIANA — Two more people have died from swine flu complications in Louisiana.
That total number of deaths is now 35.
A man from the Monroe area and a man from the Lake Charles area died within the last week.
The swine flu vaccine i
LOUISIANA - Former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday.
Officials say it is the longest term ever imposed on a congressman for bribery.
He was also ordered to give up 470 thousand dollars i
LOUISIANA — Tropical depression Ida is no longer a threat to Louisiana.
Governor Jindal said the state made sure they were ready just in case.
Several state agencies were on hand at a news conference yesterday where Governor Jindal u