First Cases Of West Nile Virus Of 2019 Diagnosed
The state’s first human cases of West Nile Virus of the year have been reported by the Department of Health.
LSU To Review Response To False Alarm Intruder Alert
LSU spokesperson Ernie Ballard says it is possible that a plain-clothes police officer in the area of Coates Hall was what sparked the commotion at the campus Tuesday.
Hot sauce market set to increase 61 percent over next seven years
A new report shows the Asian market’s craving for hot sauce is on the rise and is expected to push international hot sauce sales from 2.3 billion dollars this year to 3.7 billion in 2026.
Edmonson Investigation Ends Without Action Taken
Former State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson has been cleared in an investigation into his alleged repeated misuse of department funds during his tenure.
LSU Athletics Reevaluating Policy Of Giving Money To University
For years, the LSU athletic department has used a portion of its revenues to help fund the academic side of the university.
LA High Schoolers Top Nation In Drinking, Use Of Injectable Drugs
A study by Project Know shows Louisiana high schoolers consume alcohol and injectable drugs at the highest rate in the nation.
LA casino revenue down 10 percent year to year
Louisiana casinos have seen substantial declines in revenue in the last year, leading casino advocates to sound the alarm that the state’s gaming industry is shrinking.
BR Chef Beats Bobby Flay On The Food Network
Baton Rouge Chef Jay Ducote of Gov’t Taco Beat Bobby Flay yesterday on the Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay by challenging the world renown chef to a crawfish boil.
Senators Push For More Than Just Extension In Flood Insurance Renewal Effort
Louisiana’s Senators are renewing the push to win a long term renewal of the National Flood Insurance Program, but they hope to win more than just an extension, they want substantial reforms as well.
Matthew Naquin Bonds Out After Negligent Homicide Conviction
The prosecution says Naquin was primarily responsible for the death and was the ringleader of the hazing incident where Gruver was pressured into drinking himself to death.