The number of flu-like illnesses remains high in the state, even though the Louisiana Department of Health said they are starting to see the number of cases decrease over the last four weeks. LSU Health New Orleans Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Fred Lopez said... Read More.
Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison is teaming up with the band's touring guitarist Adrian Belew for a new tour this summer. The 2024 Remain in Light summer tour, as the name of the tour suggests, will have the artists playing songs from the 1980s era of Talking Heads, when they... Read More.
Will the fresh Christmas tree scent cost you more this year in the Bayou State? Despite the state’s record-breaking drought and extreme heat, at a local level tree prices have remained steady. Incoming President of the Southern Christmas Tree Association Kevin Steele says there’s... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A large section of the I-10 freeway near downtown Los Angeles will remain closed to traffic for three to five weeks to repair damage caused by a massive fire that investigators allege was started by an arsonist, California Gov. Gavin Newsom... Read More.
Small business optimism nationwide dips in September as inflation remains the single greatest problem in operating a business. National Federation of Independent Business State Director Dawn McVea says sales growth has slowed, leaving owners with limited options for financial relief. “We continue to see them tell us... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-eight people were rescued in a "historic" storm which brought major flooding in New York City, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday. A state of emergency will remain in effect for the next six days, she said. No deaths were reported from the storm,... Read More.
After seven inmates escaped from the Women’s Jail Facility in Cottonport this morning, two remain on the run. Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Tim Ryan said it appears they were able to defeat a locking mechanism on a fire escape door. “We’re not exactly sure... Read More.
Governor John Bel Edwards, along with State Ag Commissioner Mike Strain and State Fire Marshall Dan Wallis, said the wildfires are still a threat despite the recent rains. And while the statewide burn ban doesn’t include cooking outdoors, Edwards asked residents to refrain… “We do... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Apprehensions along the southern U.S. border last month increased from June of this year, but decreased from July 2022, when the Title 42 order was still enacted, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Saturday. July saw 132,652 apprehensions on the southwest border, the... Read More.
Wildfires in Sabine Parish have destroyed 14 homes, nineteen vehicles and damaged hundreds of acres east of Florien. State Fire Marshal’s Office spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue said they’ve been assisting local fire departments. She said the fire is contained but still active and crews are... Read More.