Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lawsuit: Wade prison brutally punishes inmates

Officials accused of isolating suicidal, mentally ill prisoners BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Claiborne Parish prison brutally punishes suicidal and mentally ill inmates by...

Flash Flood Watch

Rainfall could cause Dorcheat, Bistineau to flood over the weekend Webster Parish was added to the flash flood watch list yesterday afternoon as a rain...

Revenue bills draw heated debate

BATON ROUGE--Discussion heated up at Tuesday’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, as legislators expressed frustration over the inability of their colleagues to reach...

‘America’s pastor’ Billy Graham dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and...

Checkbook site bill moves out of committee

BATON ROUGE — The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved creating a new website to make state spending more transparent despite concerns by the...

New businesses bring Coffee & Cosmetics to Minden citizens

Minden has seen an influx of new businesses opening up as 2018 begins in earnest. UR-Food will soon be serving up “Authentic Chinese Flavor” at...

Edwards: ‘Let’s turn this tide’

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After two years of inability to reach a permanent financing deal with the Republican-led Legislature, Gov. John Bel Edwards...

I-20/220 project funding in final steps

The funding to build the new Interstate 20/I-220 interchange and road into the new gate at Barksdale Air Force Base faces further review before...

Trump supports background checks on gun buys

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal...

Trump endorses Romney for Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet...

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