crawfish carouselExpect higher prices and a short supply for mudbugs this year thanks to the recent arctic blasts.

Louisiana's corrections department isn't saving nearly as much money as expected from a new law that allows nonviolent drug offenders to leave prison early and others to avoid jail if they complete a drug treatment program.

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has enacted new rules for Louisiana's abortion clinics that abortion rights supporters say will make it nearly impossible for the state's five clinics to stay open.

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners facing big flood insurance premium increases would see those rate hikes delayed for years under legislation that's set to pass the Senate.

Louisiana's Supreme Court has upheld the state's ban on possession of concealed handguns by juveniles, rejecting arguments that a constitutional amendment approved by voters in 2012 prohibits the Legislature from enacting concealed weapon laws.

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