7 hrs ago
St. Bernard District Attorney Jack Rowley's reign to end after more than three decades
For the first time in more than three decades, St. Bernard Parish will elect a new district attorney this fall as incumbent Jack Rowley did not sign up for the Nov. 4 race.
15 hrs ago
Hottest weekend of the year?
Posted: Aug 22, 2014 9:39 AM by Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux III Updated: Aug 22, 2014 7:39 AM Source: Relatively speaking, we've been on the cool side this year, but with temperatures reaching the upper 90s, we are looking at the hottest weekend of the year thus far.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Search committee to pick NSU finalists
A search committee will name finalists for the Northwestern State University presidentcy from a group of 12 candidates this afternoon.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Terri Miles announces run for the 24th Judicial District Court's Division G judgeship
Terri Miles of Marrero has announced her candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division G seat.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Jindal favors repeal of Edmonson benefit
Gov. Bobby Jindal wants the Legislature to repeal a state law he signed that provides State Police Col.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Second man receives 3 life sentences in gold coin murder case
A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store four miles from Ferguson, MO.
Living off the grid: A Louisiana family's electricity-free mountain retreat is an escape from modern life
An inconspicuous wooden gate marks the entrance to a sharply descending path, swathed in bushes and shaded by wispy trees, where the potential for losing one's footing lies just beyond the next sinuous curve.
Gretna attorney named to national criminal defense group board
Robert Toale, a lawyer whose practice is based in Gretna, has been appointed to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ' board of directors, the NACDL announced Monday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Town Talk
From the Past: Aug. 19From the Past: Aug. 19News from the past from...
From the Past: Aug. 19 News from the past from the pages of The Town Talk for Aug. 19 Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/opinion/2014/08/19/past-aug/14254767/ Graduating class : Robert Mark Kerry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Kerry of Boyce, led the graduating class in Northeast Louisiana University's summer ... (more)
St. Bernard Parish Council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 19: See the full agenda
A snapshot of the St. Bernard Parish Council agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, as posted on the council's webpage.
Walmart would be required to make numerous road improvements to build ...
Motorists head west on Brewster Road in front of the Belle Terre subdivision south of Covington on June 5, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Erin Chelette & Daniel Stout
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chelette of Opelousas. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. JD Chelette of Opelousas and Mr. and Mrs. William Robert of Opelousas.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Town Talk
Lawyers: Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutionalLawyers: Edmonson...
Lawyers: Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutional Legal panel recommends that retirement system refuse to pay increase in benefits Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/17/lawyers-edmonson-retirement-boost-unconstitutional/14182563/ A legal analysis says a big retirement boost for Mike ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
DA Walter Reed uses campaign funds to hire lawyer
With new reports about St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed coming out almost weekly, it's no surprise he's hired an attorney.
State police retirement system board to hear legal reports on Act 859
Louisiana State Police Retirement System board will meet in September to hear legal reports about a law boosting the retirement for Superintendent Col.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Best of New Orleans
On Saturday, Aug. 23, the House of Blues hosts a new beer and music event called Brewsiana, featuring beer from local breweries NOLA Brewing, Parish Brewing Co., Gnarly Barley Brewing Co., Bayou Teche Biere, Tin Roof Brewing Co., Chafunkta Brewing Co.
Where are Shell Beach speckled trout NOT biting?
Shell Beach speckled trout, like this one caught by Capt. Mark Munson, haven't been giants lately, but there's plenty of them, and they're everywhere, according to Robert Campo of Campo's Marina.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report
Deblanc, Jodie, 23 2900 block of Main Hw Breaux Bridge, LA RESISTING ARREST AND INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICERS LSP-LOUISIANA STATE POLICE Marks, Bryan, 23 1000 block of Robert Breaux Bridge, LA RESISTING ARREST AND INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICERS; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE; DRIVER MUST BE LICENSED LSP-LOUISIANA STATE POLICE Quebedeaux, John, 48 1000 block of ... (more)
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Citizens give Causeway officials mixed reviews on bridge safety, proposed railing improvements
Citizens gathered at Mandeville City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, to learn about a proposal to improve the railings on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.