Many people found not guilty by reason of insanity are being held in Louisiana jails, where they cannot get the treatment they need, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

The grim news, delivered to the joint legislative budget committee, barely raised eyebrows at the committee hearing, after more than six years of such disappointing financial forecasts.

A state judge refused Wednesday to throw out any pieces of a lawsuit accusing Gov. Bobby Jindal of violating the state constitution in his efforts to undermine the Common Core education standards.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State lawmakers say they're getting hit with complaints about wait times at Office of Motor Vehicles locations around Louisiana, and they're asking for more details about the cause.

A new law preventing anyone 70 or older from running for constable or justice of the peace in Louisiana is facing stiff opposition — especially among the officials who are about to be banned from re-election because of their age.

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