Legislature: Senate Education Committee passes TOPS bill

BATON ROUGE — A bill approved by the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday would let the Board of Regents

Legislature: Highway traffic camera bill heads to La. Senate

BATON ROUGE — Legislation that would prevent parish or municipal authorities from using or installing traffic

City councilman delays decision on e-cigarettes

Wednesday’s regular City Council meeting touched on everything from electronic cigarettes to billboards

Legislation targets levee board

BATON ROUGE — Senators advanced a proposal Wednesday that would let the governor remove New Orleans-area

Authorities release causes of death in apparent murder-suicide

A woman and man found in a burning house Monday both had gunshots to the head in what was an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.

Calcasiue Parish Coroner, Dr. Terry Welke, found that Sandra G.

DeQuincy police searching for two men

DeQuincy police are searching for two men in relation to a shooting late Saturday.

Harlen Leewayne Cole, 20, and Trayvon Shemar Watson, 18, are wanted on charges of attempted second-degree murder, armed robbery, theft over $500 and criminal conspiracy, said Tom Threet, a DeQuincy police detective.