Authorities Fight Oil Blaze After Louisiana Rig Explodes [VIDEO]

US | Anders Hagstrom

‘Cleaning chemicals ignited’

MORE Bad Weather: Tropical Storm Nate Is Heading Toward Louisiana

Energy | Tim Pearce
Satellite image of Tropical Storm Irma pictured here in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean

Landfall expected Saturday night

Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing FEMA Funds Meant For Flood Victims

US | Anders Hagstrom
Johnette Folse stands in her flood damaged living room in Denham Springs, Louisiana, Aug. 16, 2016. (REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman)

‘Doing all we can’

The US Is Incarcerating Fewer Juvenile Offenders Than Ever

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO: Prison inmates wearing firefighting boots line up for breakfast at Oak Glen Conservation Fire Camp #35 in Yucaipa, California, U.S. November 6, 2014. Picture taken November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File photo

‘Work is far from over’

Kimmel Uses The 'I' Word Against Louisiana Senator

Entertainment | David Krayden
(Photo credit: screenshot/YouTube Jimmy Kimmel Live!)

‘I wouldn’t take advice from Charlie Sheen, either’

Louisiana's Dem Governor Praises Federal Gov's Response To Hurricane Harvey

Politics | Amber Athey

‘The federal government has been excellent’

ICE Suspending Non-Criminal Immigration Enforcement As Hurricane Nears

Politics | Kevin Daley
Hurricane Harvey is seen in the Texas Gulf Coast, U.S., in this NOAA GOES satellite image on August 24, 2017. NOAA/Handout via Reuters

‘Highest priorities are to promote life-saving and life-sustaining activities’

Louisiana Judge Allegedly Worked with Private Business To Scam Bail Defendants

US | Anders Hagstrom
Judge Trudy White (Screenshot/WAFB Video)

Threatened with arrest if they didn’t pay

State Prison Uses Faith, Job Training To Gut Recidivism Rates

US | Anders Hagstrom
Inmates in the Angola Re-entry court program (Screenshots/YouTube/The Coalition For Public Safety)

‘If you can change a man’s heart, you can change his life’

Fugitive Arrested After Asking For Ride From Louisiana Deputy

US | Gabrielle Okun
Shutterstock/ ANGOLA, LA � APRIL 11: The Louisiana State Penitentiary located in Angola, Louisiana on April 11, 2014. The Louisiana State Penitentiary is a prison farm nicknamed the �Alcatraz of the South."

Hit a man with a hammer in a bar fight

Louisiana Governor Vetoes 'Overly Burdensome' Campus Free Speech Bill

Education | Rob Shimshock
Young woman with tape over her mouth (Shutterstock/bobanphotomkd)

‘A solution in search of a problem’

FACT CHECK: Half The People In Louisiana Jails Been Convicted Of A Crime

Politics | David Sivak
Inmates sit inside a holding cell before being transported to a state prison from New Orleans September 6, 2005. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

This claim is true, but needs context

Louisiana House Takes First Steps To Shed Its Highest-On-Earth Incarceration Rate

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a press conference to update the public on FEMA's disaster recover and temporary housing programs (Getty Images)
Highest in the world since 2000

EXCLUSIVE: VA Removes Shreveport Medical Center Director Over Misconduct

US | Jonah Bennett
A man walks past the headquarters building at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, May 23, 2014. Larry Downing/Reuters

‘Charges related to general misconduct, and failure to follow policy’

What Louisiana Can Teach The Nation About Bipartisanship

Opinion | Deanna Wallace
A woman displays a plastic fetus as she takes part to a demonstration to protest against the government's law about abortion on October 17, 2009 in Madrid. (PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

The typical partisan divide on abrotion does not exist in one of the most pro-life states in the Union.

NO MORE FUN OF ANY KIND: Louisiana Democrat Vows To Ban 'Official' University Beers

Education | Eric Owens
beer Shutterstock/pogonici

‘Deep in my heart, I just know it’s wrong for us as a state’