Ascension targets overgrown lots
GONZALES, La. (AP) — The Ascension Parish Council will consider bringing the parish government's residential yard maintenance standards in the coming weeks to small rural communities on the parish'...
Inmate’s death blamed on deputies
Family members of an inmate who died of a ruptured ulcer in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sheriff Sid Gautreaux. The suit claims deputies igno...
Veto power trumps lame duck
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Anyone who is declaring Gov. Bobby Jindal a "lame duck" should remember that Louisiana's governor has widespread authority outside of the legislative branch and the power of...