Louisiana Tot wandering in traffic; dad accused of desertion

Louisiana police say a man whose toddler child was found wandering in traffic is jailed on charges including child desertion and possession of cocaine with inte
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Flood insurance rebuilds homes with public money repeatedly

The country's indebted and taxpayer-backed flood insurance program is likely to rebuild homes and businesses after Hurricanes Florence and Michael that have alr
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Funeral set for officer who died after September wreck

Funeral plans have been announced for a Louisiana police officer who died weeks after an on-duty motorcycle wreck
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Funeral set for Louisiana officer who died after Sept. wreck

The funeral is set for a police officer in Louisiana who died last week from injuries suffered in a September motorcycle crash he was escorting a funeral proces
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Motorcycle officer dies as result of September wreck

A Louisiana police officer injured in an on-duty accident in September has died
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Louisiana man charged with killing friend while hog hunting

A Louisiana man has been arrested and charged with killing a friend while they were hunting hogs in s swamp
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Contractor pleads guilty in Louisiana bank fraud

A contactor in Louisiana has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $22 million bank fraud scheme
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Louisiana teen is trampoline champion, junior 'Mythbuster'

John Curtis Christian freshman Rachel Pizzolato has done more in her life than most 14-year-olds -- or even many adults
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Former LA Fitness worker accuses gym of discrimination

A former LA Fitness employee in Louisiana says her supervisor called her Afro hairstyle inappropriate and used a racial slur before she was fired
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St. Tammany moms open 'closet' to students in need

At first, Wendy Keller didn't believe what she was hearing. Her 14-year-old was asking for hygiene products she could bring to school for friends who were homel
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Woman charged with murder in stabbing death of aunt

A 39-year-old Louisiana woman is charged with stabbing her 65-year-old aunt to death. District Attorney Warren Montgomery says a St. Tammany Parish grand jury i
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$7.2M grant to create SW Louisiana veterans' cemetery

A $7.2 million federal grant is set to create a new veterans' cemetery in southwest Louisiana
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Mississippi reservoir plans generating Louisiana concerns

Louisiana officials are worried Mississippi's plans for a new reservoir on the Pearl River could harm Louisiana's ecology
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Woman, 39, accused of stabbing 65-year-old aunt to death

Police in Louisiana say a 39-year-old woman is accused of killing her 65-year-old aunt
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Police: Car burglary suspect jumps in canal, can't swim

Police say a Louisiana man wearing an ankle monitor after being accused of vehicle burglaries was caught after breaking into more cars.
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Man accused of car break-ins jumps in canal, can't swim

Police say a Louisiana man wearing an ankle monitor after being accused of vehicle burglaries was caught after breaking into more cars.
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Louisiana woman found dead of stab wounds

A Louisiana woman has been found stabbed to death in her home and her niece has been arrested in connection to the alleged crime
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State sending water to Louisiana town with broken water line

Louisiana's emergency officials are sending thousands of water bottles to residents of a town whose water line is broken while repairs are ongoing
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$345m Mississippi flood control project holds public hearing

More than 20 environmental groups have expressed opposition to an estimated $345 million flood control project in Mississippi
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The Latest: Louisiana congressmen draw election opponents

Three of Louisiana's Republican incumbent congressmen have drawn challengers for the Nov. 6 election on the first day of the registration period
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The Latest: US Rep. Garret Graves has Democratic challenger

A Democrat running for one of Louisiana's six U.S. House seats says he is the state's first openly gay congressional candidate
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The Latest: Louisiana election sign-up period has opened

Louisiana's election registration period has opened, with a flurry of candidates at the secretary of state's office to fill out paperwork and get on the Nov. 6
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Louisiana fall elections sign-up period opens Wednesday

Candidates for Louisiana's Nov. 6 election have to declare their intentions this week, during the official sign-up period to register for the races
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Louisiana sheriff: 29 people arrested in meth investigations

A Louisiana sheriff says 29 people have been arrested in narcotics investigations focused on meth in recent months
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