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 2021-05-11 00:15 

The Advocate

LSU graduates more than 4,000 in May 2021; listing of regional graduates...
 2021-05-10 23:42 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Debate of La. House bill proposing to legalize marijuana pushed back to Wednesday, May 12...

The bill proposed by state Rep. Richard Nelson (R - Mandeville) is expected to be met with a lot of opposition from law enforcement....

 2021-05-10 23:34 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Six Flags developer set to be picked this week by city hall...

Six Flags developer set to be picked this week by city hall...

 2021-05-10 23:30 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Will Sutton: Alpha, Boule brothers say LSU president will engage, be seen and be available to help....

People who know incoming LSU President William F. Tate IV respect his intellect and his wealth of knowledge. They enjoy his company. They rely on his wisdom. When Tate speaks,...

 2021-05-10 23:30 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

New Orleans short-term rental applications up as tourism rebounds; see neighborhood data...

Short-term rental permit applications are on the rise in New Orleans this year, after plummeting in early 2020 during COVID lockdowns. In April, the city issued permits to 152 short-term...

 2021-05-10 23:30 

The Advocate

Bills ban discrimination against gun sellers but not LGBTQ community...

One Louisiana House committee rejected legislation Monday to stop landlords from treating tenants unjustly based sexual orientation while another panel approved a bill to ban discrimination against gun sellers....

 2021-05-10 23:25 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Monday Night: Extremely soggy pattern; Heavy rain risk until Thursday...

Tonight Few thunderstorms. Possibly strong to severe. Lows near 70. Tomorrow Showers and storms. Heavy rain and strong thunderstorms are possible. Warm and muggy. Highs near 84. Extended A stalled frontal system will produce multiple rounds of rain in the...

 2021-05-10 23:25 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

New manhole cover devices will help sewer flooding in Oak Grove...

OAK GROVE, LA (KTVE/KARD) It's also known as a Sewer Sentry, and many of the manholes in Oak Grove will soon have one. This device will let the system vent the gases while keeping almost all of the rainwater out. It's thanks to a $300,000 dollar l...

 2021-05-10 23:23 

KLFY

How does Louisiana measure up in terms of COVID-19 vaccinations?...

LOUISIANA (KLFY) — In Louisiana over 1.3 million people have completed their vaccination series. In Acadiana, about 150,000 have rolled up their sleeves. Dr. Rebecca Curran with Our Lady of L......

 2021-05-10 23:20 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Police: Man arrested in Mississippi for 1998 murder...

PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in Mississippi for a 1998 murder of a 91-year-old woman. News outlets report that Sergio A. Williams of Picayune was charged on Sunday for the killing of Leola Jordan. She was found dead in her home ...

 2021-05-10 23:19 

KLFY

States push jobless to find work; several GOP governors to end extra $300 unemployment benefit...

States are pushing the unemployed to return to work to help businesses large and small find the workers they need to emerge from the COVID-19 recession....

 2021-05-10 23:19 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Arkansas AG warns con artists will attack after storms hit the state...

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is warning Arkansans to be on the lookout for con artists after much of the state has been impacted by storms....

 2021-05-10 23:17 

KLFY

US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are i......

 2021-05-10 23:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are intelligence, training, operational planning and cultural cha...

 2021-05-10 23:17 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are intelligence, training, operational planning and cultural cha...

 2021-05-10 23:17 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Mississippi receiving virus relief money spread over 2 years...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators are not in session now. So it could be months before they start deciding how to spend the latest round of pandemic relief from the federal government. The state is receiving $1.8 billion, split over two ...

 2021-05-10 23:17 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are intelligence, training, operational planning and cultural cha...

 2021-05-10 23:15 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

US Coast Guard ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats...

U.S. officials say a group of 13 armed speedboats of Iran's Revolutionary Guard made "unsafe and unprofessional" high-speed maneuvers toward U.S. Navy vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Monday....

 2021-05-10 23:01 

KLFY

Louisiana man loses PJ's Coffee franchise location after inappropriate comment on Lebron James social media post...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — A New Orleans man lost his ownership of a PJ's Coffee franchise location in the French Quarter following a comment he made on social media regarding Los Angeles Laker......

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Mayor Broome: Joe Biden's plan good for U.S., boosts rail from capital to New Orleans...

In visiting with President Joe Biden during his stop in New Orleans on Thursday, I thanked him and Congress for providing funding for critical infrastructure needs across our country, especially in Louisiana. Investing in transportation infrastructure is ...

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Dumping more traffic on inadequate roads in Harahan...

By now, most Harahan residents are aware of a proposed ordinance — advertised in The Advocate in March — to revise an agreement between a previous Harahan City Council and the developers of the former Colonial Golf and Country Club......

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Joe Biden's economic ignorance shown in first 100 days...

Like all presidents, Joe Biden wanted to distinguish his first 100 days in office. He got his wish, but probably not as he anticipated. He has quickly and publicly demonstrated more economic ignorance than any of his predecessors....

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Use some fed money to take tolls off our Belle Chasse bridge...

Back in December 2019, when a public-private partnership (P3) was approved for a toll bridge over the Intercoastal Waterway in Belle Chasse, we were told that there was no other way. We were told that the state could not afford......

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letter: New Orleans, beware: Road crew may be headed to your neighborhood next...

I live in the Black Pearl neighborhood of New Orleans. On March 8, a subcontractor to the main contractor breaks my water service line from the main to the meter. They fail to restore water to my house and the......

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Rally possum? Critter returns to Alex Box Stadium as LSU begins 'most important' week...

On Sunday night, LSU's players arrived at Alex Box Stadium to pull the tarp across the field in preparation for a forecasted storm. They found a large female possum making a home in the tarp with its two babies....

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: South shore barriers imperil St. Tammany, and who should pay?...

In response to state Rep. Jerome Zeringue's resolution for the state to pay the south shore's surge-protection match, why should St. Tammany Parish pay for the south shore barriers when those barriers redirect and push additional storm surge into ...

 2021-05-10 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Garofalo bill withdrawn, professor says it wouldn't have mattered...

I read where Rep. Ray Garofalo, R-Chalmette, withdrew his bill that would ban the teaching of "divisive concepts" such as critical race theory in K-12 schools and in colleges....

 2021-05-10 22:56 

KLFY

Biden administration restores transgender health protections, reversing Trump policy...

Washington — The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced Monday, reversing a Trump-era policy that ......

 2021-05-10 22:53 

KPLCTV

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12...

US expands use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, paving way for children as young as 12 to get shots....

 2021-05-10 22:53 

KPLCTV

Movie being shot in downtown Leesville...

For the second time in 2021, Leesville will make an appearance on the big screen. Filmmakers are shooting a movie called Rebel Ridge at the courthouse....

 2021-05-10 22:53 

KLFY

Over $1.2 million in drugs, jewelry and cash seized in New Iberia drug bust...

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) New Iberia Police with help from the Drug Enforcement Administration intercepted over $800k in crystal meth that was being delivered to the city. Police say agents intercepte......

 2021-05-10 22:51 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

FBI names pipeline cyberattackers as company promises return...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said Monday it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of the week as the FBI and administration officials identified the culprits as a gang of criminal hac...

 2021-05-10 22:51 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

'Instagram for kids' under 13? Attorneys general across the US want Facebook to drop the proposal...

The attorneys general in a letter said they are concerned about social media's effects on the physical and emotional well-being of children, among other things....

 2021-05-10 22:50 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Hurricane Season is coming fast. Now is the time to prepare....

It's just about that time already "National Hurricane Preparedness Week" runs from May 9th through the 15th....

 2021-05-10 22:50 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Texarkana school wins 2 awards in NASA competition...

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) St. James Day School has won two awards through a NASA competition. A group of students at the Texarkana school entered NASA's "Plant the Moon" challenge, a global science experiment to see who can grow the best cr...

 2021-05-10 22:49 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Mexican minors trying to join family in U.S. face legal hurdles other nationalities don't...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) Mexico by far remains the top country of origin when it comes to immigrants living in the United States. Twenty-five percent of all immigrants are from Mexico compared to 8 percent for all Central America, according to an Au...

 2021-05-10 22:47 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Mayor-President Broome, partners launch Baton Rouge Resident Leader Academy...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, the Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and Build Baton Rouge have partnered to launch the Baton Rouge Resident Leader Academy, a program that aims to improve the quality of ...

 2021-05-10 22:46 

KADN

[ Lafayette, LA ]

Voter Registration Deadlines for the June 12 Special Primary...

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding Louisianians that the deadlines to register to vote in the June 12 Special Primary for State Senate District 7 are fast approaching....

 2021-05-10 22:45 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Jack Harvey hopes for another strong run at IMS...

INDIANAPOLIS — Jack Harvey has some notable firsts at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 28-year-old from England made his IndyCar Series debut at the 2017 Indianapolis 500. Two years later, Harvey secured his first and only podium at the 2019 Gra...

 2021-05-10 22:45 

The Advocate

Fallout over 'the good' of slavery remark: Black lawmakers won't support Louisiana tax measures...

The Black caucus is withholding support for far-reaching tax measures sought by the legislative leadership to protest House Speaker Clay Schexnayder's inaction on whether to keep state Rep. Ray Garofalo as chairman of the Education Committee....

 2021-05-10 22:44 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Isolated rain and storms overnight...

Afternoon storms...

 2021-05-10 22:39 

KPLCTV

Suspect accused of shooting woman during car burglary; Officials investigating if incident is connected to other crimes...

Officials with both the LPSO and DSPD are working together to determine if the same suspect is tied to all cases....

 2021-05-10 22:38 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

National Foster Care Awareness Month: Arkansas is sounding the call...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — The state of Arkansas is celebrating foster care. According to a press release from the state, there is an organization called The CALL and they are working to find 2,500 homes for children who have been removed from ...

 2021-05-10 22:37 

The Advocate

Lawmakers mull increase to hunting and fishing licenses in move officials say is long overdue...

Shorter hunting seasons and stricter bag limits could soon become the norm in Louisiana if state lawmakers reject a plan to overhaul the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' outdated licensing structure, officials warned Monday....

 2021-05-10 22:35 

KPLCTV

Lightning sends chunk of I-10 pavement through truck's windshield in Florida...

Upon impact, the lightning strike sent a chunk of the interstate's pavement flying through the air before hitting a truck. Both occupants were transported with injuries....

 2021-05-10 22:35 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

'It looks like waterfront property': Covington neighborhood frustrated with drainage...

'It looks like waterfront property': Covington neighborhood frustrated with drainage...

 2021-05-10 22:30 

The Advocate

Catholic High basketball coach Mark Cascio accepts job at Appalachian State...

Mark Cascio said he became a coach with one goal in mind — to become head basketball coach at his alma mater, Catholic High....

 2021-05-10 22:29 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

See how much states, counties will get from $350B COVID relief program...

Details on President Joe Biden...

 2021-05-10 22:28 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

House committee rejects restoring funding for Jimmie Davis Bridge project...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) A bill authored by State Representative Cedric Glover, which would have restored $100 million in state funding to rebuild the Jimmie Davis Bridge was rejected Monday by the House Appropriations Committee. The money was diverted...

 2021-05-10 22:23 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Hometown Health: Vantage Health Plan and Affinity Health Group hiring...

WEST MONROE, La. — Allison Nunnelee, spokesperson for Vantage Health Plan and Affinity Health Group, joined Ashley Doughty to talk about the open positions available at Vantage and Affinity....

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