Diocese of Lafayette Bishop expresses his wish that the church's partnership with Boy Scouts of America continues.
After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA’s controversies are far from over.
Airlines, hotels and campgrounds are commanding higher rates and seeing more customers than a few summers ago, and luxury hotels are selling out. Local businessmen and state officials are optimistic.
A week before opening, regulators announced that the recreational season in federal waters for the popular game fish will be 17 to 34 days instead of nine to 28.
New defensive coordinator Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season.
The Louisiana attorney general's office says a special grand jury has been selected to look into possible criminal activity involving the award of a $200 million Medicaid contract by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.
SB 153, authored by Sen. Ed Murray, D-New Orleans, would have required all Louisiana employers to pay women the same as men.
With a state-of-the-art Sports Complex set for completion by the end of this year, the city of Youngsville has named Tim Robichaux director of its parks and recreation department.
Sen. Mary Landrieu filed legislation this week to delay flood insurance increases for many residents and businesses in southern Louisiana that officials fear could begin skyrocketing at the end of the year.
A proposal to create the regulatory framework for surrogacy births in Louisiana edged to within one step of final legislative passage Wednesday, winning overwhelming support from the House.
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