A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.
Former LSU tackle La’el Collins is wanted for questioning by Baton Rouge police in connection to the death of a pregnant woman.
A duck call ringtone helped a southeast Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.
A 50-pound alligator snapping turtle wandered out of a Louisiana university lake after recent heavy rains, giving students a rare glimpse of the animal.
A central Louisiana sheriff’s office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning.
Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of a racist chant caught on video in Oklahoma last weekend.
Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy’s defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP’s takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination.
Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama’s last two years in office.
The average price of gas in Natchitoches, Louisiana is around $2.48 a gallon, but due to a glitch at one gas station, the price was about 29 cents per gallon.
A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he’s dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.