GONZALES — The Ascension Parish Planning Commission got a first look Wednesday at how the Center for Planning Excellence will undertake a 15-month effort to update the parish's master land use plan.
People in Baton Rouge have at least six more months to keep their mobile homes and trailers on their property while they finish rebuilding from the floods that swamped the city-parish in August 2016.
A tax for police pay raises won't be appearing on the spring ballots after all, though debate on the issue Wednesday exposed rifts between the Baton Rouge's mayor's office and the Metro Council.
The Vermilion Parish teacher who was arrested this week after raising questions at a School Board meeting spoke out Wednesday in a video posted on the Louisiana Association of Educators Facebook page.
‘Deliberate indifference’ by Tangipahoa sheriff, jail warden led to inmate’s fatal beating, lawsuit claims
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff and a jail warden failed to protect a prisoner from being beaten to death by a dozen other inmates last year in an attack that an eyewitness compared to a "shark feeding…