Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials — and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
Two brothers with a history of drug arrests and suspected ties to a neighborhood gang each face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder in a shooting spree that brought a sudden bloody end to a neighborhood Mother's Day parade.
Senators are expressing skepticism about some assumptions House lawmakers used to balance next year's budget.
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell asked a Baton Rouge judge to block access to records requested by a company whose $200 million Medicaid contract was canceled by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.
Louisiana driver's licenses would be used to comply with federal law requiring each state to create a national identification card for air travel, including domestic flights, under a proposal inserted Wednesday into a House bill by the Senate Transportation Committee.
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