Landrieu, who is fighting to keep her seat for a fourth term, said that Ebola is serious and precautions should be taken, but she accused Republicans of using the virus outbreak in West Africa to "create fear" here at home.

Law enforcement agencies are participating in a "Louisiana Heroin Summit," designed to address the recent rise in heroin use and drug-related deaths around the state.

We will be offering our recommendations on the constitutional amendments tomorrow.

State education officials are preparing to release performance scores for public schools and public school districts.

The justices did not comment in leaving in place lower court rulings that dismissed the lawsuits against BP and other companies involved in the worst U.S. offshore oil spill.

  • INDReporter TODAY 4:45PM by IND Staff

    Cooper responds to ‘black mafia’ brouhaha

    "I am extremely disheartened by the political machines that are attempting to hijack my efforts along with others that advocate for children."

  • News TODAY 4:03PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Landrieu accuses GOP of Ebola 'fear mongering'

    Landrieu, who is fighting to keep her seat for a fourth term, said that Ebola is serious and precautions should be taken, but she accused Republicans of using the virus outbreak in West Africa to "create fear" here at home.

  • News TODAY 9:24AM by The Associated Press

    La. law enforcers to address heroin's growing popularity

    Law enforcement agencies are participating in a "Louisiana Heroin Summit," designed to address the recent rise in heroin use and drug-related deaths around the state.

  • News TODAY 9:14AM by The Associated Press

    DOE to release latest school 'report cards'

    State education officials are preparing to release performance scores for public schools and public school districts.

  • Sports TODAY 9:11AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Saints tormented by inability to close

    Saints coach Sean Payton is starting a new week by emphasizing, repeatedly, the many good things he noticed during New Orleans' latest loss.

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  • INDReporter TODAY 6:06AM by IND Staff

    La. La. Land - Two indicted in amoeba probe

    Tuesday's Blogs from the Bog!

  • 10 Things TODAY 6:05AM by The Associated Press

    10 Things to Know Today

    Oscar de la Renta dies; Pistorius sentenced; World Series begins and more national and international news for Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

  • News YESTERDAY 5:02PM by IND Staff

    Early voting opens Tuesday

    We will be offering our recommendations on the constitutional amendments tomorrow.

  • News YESTERDAY 4:40PM by The Associated Press

    Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

    The justices did not comment in leaving in place lower court rulings that dismissed the lawsuits against BP and other companies involved in the worst U.S. offshore oil spill.

  • News YESTERDAY 4:03PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    Minority votes critical to Senate election

    White registration is down by 7,700 voters while black registration has shot up by 7,100 voters.

  • News YESTERDAY 3:49PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    New Orleans once again Landrieu epicenter

    Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger recently on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few Big Easy insiders.

  • Health YESTERDAY 11:36AM by The Associated Press

    It's time hospitals stop billing rape victims

    Louisiana's health department says it will seek law changes to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests.

  • INDReporter YESTERDAY 11:29AM by IND Staff

    You can raise tuition, but best not touch those soy lattes

    It wasn’t the historic slashes to higher ed funding or the ensuing tuition spikes that recently had LSU’s student body and faculty riled up in collective outrage.

  • INDReporter FRI, OCT 17 4:35PM by Patrick Flanagan

    Beasley's tee tiny war chest

    Will $400 be enough for the re-election campaign of LPSB's Hunter Beasley to overcome two years of holding our school system hostage and hurting the education of our children all because of a personal dislike of the superintendent?

  • Sports FRI, OCT 17 3:52PM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Saints: Graham's status a gameday decision

    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham said Friday he expects his playing status in Detroit to be decided by coach Sean Payton on Sunday, shortly before the game.

  • News FRI, OCT 17 11:33AM by The Associated Press

    Lawmakers wait to hear from auditors on surplus

    Lawmakers have sidestepped a decision on whether they accept claims from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration that the state closed last year's books with a nearly $179 million surplus.

  • Sports FRI, OCT 17 11:31AM by Guerry Smith, AP sports

    Saints see D turning corner as Lions loom

    Coming off the high of a fourth quarter comeback against Tampa Bay and a helpful bye week, linebacker Junior Galette sees a real turnaround coming for New Orleans' struggling defense.

  • News FRI, OCT 17 11:28AM by The Associated Press

    Bill Clinton headed to La. for political rally with Mary Landrieu

    Former President Bill Clinton, the Democratic Party's most popular surrogate this fall, is heading to Louisiana early next week for a campaign rally with U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.

  • INDReporter FRI, OCT 17 11:07AM by Patrick Flanagan

    The nail in Harson's coffin?

    Time and again you hear people say DA Mike Harson is unbeatable because he's doled out political favors over the past 20 years. But a new lawsuit could end that speculation.

  • Sports THU, OCT 16 12:41PM by John Mikell

    Ragin' Cajun to-do list

    After the season's signature win (so far), here are some helpful tips for Cajun Nation during the conference stretch.

  • News THU, OCT 16 11:00AM by The Associated Press

    Louisiana's lingering budget questions

    Did the state close last year's books with a surplus or a deficit?

  • Sports THU, OCT 16 10:39AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Ingram itching to return

    Practicing without limitations on Wednesday, running back Mark Ingram looked ready to return to a New Orleans offense that once again ranks among the NFL's best when the Saints play at Detroit on Sunday.

  • INDReporter THU, OCT 16 9:42AM by Patrick Flanagan

    Supreme Court: Act 1 is legit

    It’s been decided: Superintendents of Louisiana’s public school system will retain the controversial powers granted by Act 1 of the 2012 session.

  • INDReporter WED, OCT 15 5:36PM by IND Staff

    Kennedy begs to differ in budget fracas

    Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy has a bone to pick with the Jindal administration, which recently — surprise! — announced that the state ended the most recent budget year with a $178.5 million dollar surplus.

  • News WED, OCT 15 4:31PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Landrieu raising and spending more in Senate race

    The messaging battle, however, isn't tied to individual campaign accounts. Third-party groups have poured millions of dollars into advertising.

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