We the PeopleTaking on the protest that occurred at the capitol and we challenge the notion that mainstream media has deemed it unAmerican.Louisiana Saturday Night Shared .
The Things I'll Miss Most On An Inauguration Day Unlike Any OtherI was thinking about the inauguration this week. I've been a journalist a long time, which means I've been to more inaugurations than I can count.WWNO Shared .
Gospel Singer Looks Forward To Virtual Inauguration Day ConcertCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
Extremism Researcher On How Biden Might Confront Far-Right TerrorismCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
NASA's 8-Minute Rocket Test Shuts Down After 67 SecondsNASA has more work to do, after a rocket test Saturday for its shuttle replacement ended with a premature and unexpected shutdown.WWNO Shared .
Le Show For The Week Of January 17, 2020It's the final days of the Trump administration and with it Harry brings us News of the Olympic Movement, It's a Smart World, News of the Warm, News of Microplastics, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, original music and more.WWNO Shared .
Modern Mother Goose-On The LooseIt was a Monday, and it was so nice - That I decided to put on some red beans, to have with some rice.Three By M.E./Rhymes Of The Times Shared .
Steelers will have the 24th overall pickThe 2021 NFL Draft will be held April 29-May 1 in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Steelers now know where they will select in the first round.New Orleans News Shared .
Police Arrest Man With Handgun, Woman Impersonating Officer Near D.C. CheckpointsPolice have arrested two more people near security checkpoints in Washington, D.C., where security is heightened over concerns about potential violence on fast-approaching Inauguration Day.WWNO Shared .
Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained After Returning To Russia Following PoisoningUpdated at 3:10 p.m. ET Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained upon his arrival in Moscow on Sunday after spending nearly five months in.WWNO Shared .
Saints Morning Break for Saturday, Jan. 16A collection of headlines about the Saints and the NFL New Orleans Saints.New Orleans News Shared .
Saints Morning Break for Sunday, Jan. 17A collection of headlines about the Saints and the NFL New Orleans Saints.New Orleans News Shared .
5 things to know about the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 17Saints will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 5:40 p.m. on Fox 1. Saints Roster Moves.New Orleans News Shared .
Men's Tennis preview: LouisianaMURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee men's tennis will open its 2021 dual-match season with bout with Louisiana Ragin' Cajun Monday at the Adams Tennis Complex at 1 p.m.Middle Tennessee State University Athletics Shared .
Club Of 1-Term Presidents Awaits Its Reluctant New Member: TrumpAfter a lifetime of membership in exclusive clubs, President Trump is about to join one against his will.WWNO Shared .
Peasedown St John church sees huge success with its new E-magazineForty weeks on, the publication has become a big hit with parishioners locally and viewers around the world.New Orleans News Shared .
Louisiana coronavirus: 3,536 more confirmed cases reported; see latest dataThe Louisiana Department of Health reported 3,536 more confirmed coronavirus cases in its noon update Sunday.NOLA.com Shared .
Phil Spector, Legendary Record Producer And Convicted Murderer, Has Died At 81Legendary music producer Phil Spector — who was convicted in 2009 of murdering actress Lana Clarkson — died Saturday at age 81.WWNO Shared .
Report: Saints' Latavius Murray, Taysom Hill likely outThe New Orleans Saints are unlikely to have backup running back Latavius Murray or multifaceted offensive weapon Taysom Hill when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday's NFC Divisional Round playoff game, according to NFL Network.New Orleans News Shared .
Loews Hotels Drops Fundraiser For Sen. Josh Hawley After Capitol RiotsLoews Hotels says it will no longer allow a fundraiser for Sen. Josh Hawley scheduled for February to be held at one of its hotels.WWNO Shared .
NASA rocket launch test shorter than expected: See videoA group of deer wasnt scared away by the test firing of four RS-25 rocket engines Saturday at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County.NOLA.com Shared .
Chefs, Bartenders and History BuffsThere's no getting around it. If you want to be a successful chef or bartender, you have to have a consuming passion for food, drink, and hospitality.WWNO Shared .
The U.S. Founding Fathers would want us to get the COVID-19 vaccineWith the United States Capitol overrun by Trump's deplorables, it was easy to miss the other calamity that hit America last week: the pace of COVID-19 deaths hit a frightful new high.New Orleans News Shared .
'Where The Magic Happens': Following A Tasty Taco Trail In South TexasWhile the taco long ago conquered America, some aficionados believe this ancient, handheld food reaches its pinnacle in the Texas-Mexico borderlands.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. sees continued prop in Policy count and strong financial positionLouisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-sponsored insurer of last resort, continues to shed policies even in the face of the most active hurricane season on record, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced.Beauregard Daily News Shared .
Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tiebreaking Vice PresidentVice President-elect Kamala Harris will step down from her California Senate seat Monday before taking up a more high-profile position in the chamber two days later, transition officials have announced.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana Capitol calm Sunday despite predictions of protests as part of nationwide ralliesBATON ROUGE â Protesters were expected to gatherÂ at Louisiana's capitol building Sunday to show their support for President Donald Trump ahead of president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.Â But by mid-afternoon, the day had been largely uneventful.Â.MSN Shared .
In His Inaugural Address, Biden Seeks To Move Past 'American Carnage'When Joe Biden gives his inaugural address this week, he will do so from a place that will illustrate the magnitude of the challenge he faces as the 46th U.S. president — and will test his ability to find the right words to begin to unite a divided nation.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana man arrested for Capitol riot after posting videos, comments about attack on social mediaA second person from Louisiana has been arrested in connection with the attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Jan.NOLA.com Shared .
Social Media Site Gab Is Surging, Even As Critics Blame It For Capitol ViolenceIn the days before the insurrection attempt on the Capitol, alternative social media site Gab was lighting up about it.WWNO Shared .
CONTINUUM: The Garden of LoveThe Garden of Love will be featured on Continuum this week, with performances by La Nef, Gothic Voices, and The Dufay Collective Music from The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Garden of Zephirus and A Dance in the Garden of Mirth will be heard — an array of the various aspects of the medieval Garden of Love including both songs and dances.WWNO Shared .
Norfolk St vs. North Carolina A&TElon Phoenix vs James Madison Dukes January 17 Preview, Game Time, Matchup Statistics.New Orleans News Shared .
Crews respond to apartment fire on East State StreetBaton Rouge Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on the 200 block of East State Street.WBRZ Shared .
Getting My Life in Order :: Part 1I recently had a big reality check. For so long, I've been trying to figure out being a mom, get back on my own two feet, and be able to live a comfortable life and great example for my daughter.New Orleans Mom Shared .
Viewpoint: St Patrick's partiers need to rethinkThere can be few corners of the globe where a glass isn't raised in honour of St Patrick on March 17.New Orleans News Shared .
Another Louisiana man arrested in connection with Capitol riotsCody Connell of Vivian was booked with assaulting a federal officer, obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.KATC Shared .
Bengals Hire Marion Hobby As Defensive Line CoachHobby, 54, brings with him 26 years of coaching experience, including six years in the NFL.New Orleans News Shared .
Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpot increases againThe largest lottery jackpot won in the United States was a Powerball worth $1.586 billion in January of 2016.WBRZ Shared .
Homicide investigation on Beechwood Dr.Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the shooting death of unidentified black male victim that was found lying in the street within the 3900 block of Beechwood Dr around 11:00pm last night.WBRZ Shared .
Didn't Get Enough Financial Aid For College? You Can Ask For More MoneyLast spring, the pandemic stole Maddie Harvey's job on campus in the Dean of Students office.WWNO Shared .
Saints take on NFC rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFC Divisional RoundThe New Orleans Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Divisional round of the NFL Playoffs Sunday night in the Super-Dome.WBRZ Shared .
St Johnstone 1-0 St Mirren: Goodwin left frustrated with referee in his side's defeatSt Mirren boss Jim Goodwin brands decision to send off Cammy MacPherson as a "joke" in his side's Scottish Premiership loss to St Johnstone.New Orleans News Shared .
Top 25 roundup: No. 23 Minnesota pins first lost on No. 7 MichiganLiam Robbins had 22 points and eight rebounds as No. 23 Minnesota avenged a loss to No.New Orleans News Shared .
Louisianas first dogs congratulate Biden pups on their indoguration ahead of virtual dog partyLouisianas first dogs congratulated President-elect Joe Bidens dogs, Champ and Major, on their indoguration Sunday.The Advocate Shared .
Louisiana prison cadet arrested on drug chargesAP) - A cadet at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the facility.MSN Shared .
Louisiana Sports Writers Association releases Class 1A all-state team, superlativesAfter shining on the big stage while leading their teams to LHSAA championships, Calvary Baptist quarterback Landry Lyddy and Oak Grove defensive back Bud Holloway claimed top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 1A all-state football team.The Courier Shared .
NASA conducts test of SLS rocket core stage for ArtemisWashington, January 17 : NASA conducted a hot fire on Saturday of the core stage for the agency's Space Launch System rocket that will launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon.New Orleans News Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Has $931,000 Holdings in FMC Co.By 22.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Modern Readers Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Trims Stock Position in Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.By 45.8% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Modern Readers Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Raises Holdings in Varian Medical Systems, Inc.By 23.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Modern Readers Shared .
Faster-spreading COVID-19 variant found in LouisianaLouisiana has identified the state's first case of the COVID-19 variant in a person in the New Orleans area, the governor's office said Saturday.Magnolia State Live Shared .
Archibald scores 22 to lead Louisiana Tech over UTSA 82-66RUSTON, La. â Amorie Archibald had a season-high 22 points as Louisiana Tech beat UTSA 82-66 on Saturday night.The Associated Press Shared .
Louisiana Tech 82, Utsa 663-Point Goals: 11-34.324.MySA Shared .
Louisiana to get $2B in federal virus aid, but with stringsState commissioner of administration Jay Dardenne wears a mask as he testifies before the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee, in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, May 4, 2020.KATC Shared .
Photos: 48th Louisiana Classic Wrestling TournamentWrestlers come together to go head to head with one another in the 48th Louisiana Classic wrestling tournament, Saturday, January 16, 2021, at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.The Advocate Shared .
A Rain-free Weekend And Mlk DaySurface high pressure remains over the area through the rest of the weekend, bringing dry and cool conditions.Klax-tv Shared .
Louisiana Classic wrestling: Brusly's Andrew Trahan overcomes the oddsIt was Brusly senior Andrew Trahans last chance to make a mark at the Louisiana Classic Wrestling meet and the odds werent good as the No.The Advocate Shared .
Tyrann Mathieu, amid NFL playoffs, keeps pledge to aid Baton Rouge youth seeking better lifeIt was a Monday, less than a week before an NFL playoff game, and Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann MathieuÂ â forever known as the Honey Badger from his LSU daysÂ â had some place to be.The Advocate Shared .
Packers carve up Rams to reach NFC title gameAaron Rodgers threw for 296 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday, including the game-clinching 58-yard strike to Allen Lazard, as the top-seeded Green Bay Packers advanced to the NFC championship game with a 32-18 win over the visiting Los Angeles Rams.New Orleans News Shared .
Ravens RB Mark Ingram inactive vs. BillsBaltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram was inactive for Saturday divisional-round playoff game against the host Buffalo Bills.New Orleans News Shared .
Is Amazon done building in south Louisiana? These are the pieces to the puzzleIn the past few months, Amazon has made moves to open two fulfillment centers and one delivery station in metro Baton Rouge and Lafayette that will double its area operations,.The Advocate Shared .
Louisiana National Guard troops deployed to Washington D.C. to assist security during the presidential inaugurationOn Saturday the Louisiana National Guard, as directed by Governor John Bel Edwards, sent approximately 174 soldiers and airmen to assist the District of Columbia National Guard during the presidential inauguration.WBRZ Shared .
Search continues for teen missing in Lake Pontchartrain in Seabrook area14-year-old, cousin, friends jumped in water to retrieve shoe; one did not return.NOLA.com Shared .
Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And MoreFor more than a year and a half, President-elect Joe Biden campaigned promising to undo several Trump administration policies on Day 1 of his presidency, and now his team is filling in the details of that and more as he prepares to take office.WWNO Shared .
Man Arrested Near Capitol With Loaded Handgun And 500 Rounds Of AmmunitionU.S. Capitol Police say they arrested the driver of a truck who presented unauthorized inauguration credentials at a security checkpoint near the Capitol and was in possession of a loaded handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.WWNO Shared .
More Contagious Coronavirus Strain Found In LouisianaA more contagious mutation of the coronavirus has been detected in the greater New Orleans area, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed Saturday.WWNO Shared .
Worker from Mississippi accused of trying to smuggle drugs, contraband into Louisiana prisonA cadet at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the facility, state officials said.Magnolia State Live Shared .
Civil Rights Attorneys On Biden Administration Plans For Law Enforcement ReformsPresident-elect Joe Biden has compared the challenges he faces coming into office to those faced by Franklin Delano Roosevelt when he became president in 1932.WWNO Shared .
Title Ready rallies for first stakes victory in LouisianaTitle Ready ran down pacesetter Blackberry Wine in deep stretch to win the $125,000 Louisiana Stakes for 4-year-olds and up at Fair Grounds on Saturday and earn his first career stakes victory for trainer Dallas Stewart.Horse Racing Nation Shared .
When An Ambitious White House Agenda Meets A Split SenatePresident-elect Joe Biden has compared the challenges he faces coming into office to those faced by Franklin Delano Roosevelt when he became president in 1932.WWNO Shared .
A Measles Outbreak Offers Lessons In Public Health MessagingPresident-elect Joe Biden has compared the challenges he faces coming into office to those faced by Franklin Delano Roosevelt when he became president in 1932.WWNO Shared .
Saints WR Tre'Quan Smith activated off injured reserveThe New Orleans Saints activated wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith from injured reserve on Saturday and he will be available for Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.New Orleans News Shared .
Butler dispatches No. 8 Creighton in OTAaron Thompson 17 points and six assists propelled host Butler to a 70-66 upset victory over No.New Orleans News Shared .
House Lawmakers Open Investigation Into Capitol AttackThe U.S. House of Representatives has opened an investigation into this month's attack on the U.S. Capitol.WWNO Shared .
Covid-19: St Helens rugby league stadium to host mass vaccinationsSt Helens rugby stadium will begin administering mass vaccinations for Merseyside from Monday.New Orleans News Shared .
Louisiana-Lafayette defeats Texas-Arlington 68-51Mylik Wilson had a season-high 25 points plus 16 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette beat Texas-Arlington 68-51 on Saturday.Sports Illustrated Shared .
Pelicans' bumpy road trip continues in SacramentoSomebody is about to find out how bad things really are, as a clash of struggling teams is set to take place Sunday between the New Orleans Pelicans and host Sacramento Kings.New Orleans News Shared .
U.S. Congressman Garret Graves' father dies from complications of COVID-19The father of U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, John Graves, passed away Saturday afternoon from complications dealing with COVID-19, according to the congressman.WBRZ Shared .
LSU comes from behind to beat South Carolina 85-80After trailing by double digits, the LSU Tiger Basketball team overcame a turnovers and poor shooting to beat South Carolina in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Saturday.WBRZ Shared .
Statehouses Brace For Potential Violence As Biden's Inauguration ApproachesGovernors across the nation are fortifying statehouses amid fears of possibly violent protests in the lead-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.WWNO Shared .
LDH confirms first case of U.K. COVID variant in LouisianaHealth experts believe current COVID-19 vaccines are effective against the variant strain.Nicole Mumphrey Shared .
With new, more contagious coronavirus strain in Louisiana, experts warn infection risk is higherA new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus has been found in Louisiana, state health officials said Saturday.The Advocate Shared .
Up To 25,000 Troops Descend On Washington For Biden's InaugurationNext week's swearing-in of President-elect Joe Biden will see the biggest security presence of any inauguration in U.S. history.WWNO Shared .
Sweetgum BallsThe American Sweetgum tree is the second most common tree in Louisiana forests. Sweetgums are also plentiful in our local suburban landscape despite a significant drawback, the spiny seed-carrying balls that fall from their branches by the hundreds this time of year.North MN Outdoors Shared .
Vibration Injuries: What Construction Workers Need to KnowNo matter where you work, there is a risk for injury, but some industries have higher risks than others.New Orleans News Shared .
Louisiana prison cadet arrested on drug chargesBATON ROUGE, La. — A cadet at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the facility, state officials said.WBRZ Shared .
LDH confirms first case of COVID-19 variant in LouisianaAccording to Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 variant in Louisiana.Daffney Dawson Shared .
Louisiana parents sue first responders in death of 'severely autistic' sonA "severely autistic" Louisiana teenager died after deputies placed him in handcuffs, shackled him, and sat on him for more than nine minutes, his parents alleged in a federal lawsuit.NBC News Shared .
Dismay over breach on the St Lucia beachDurban - A group of scientists has expressed its dismay at the recent artificial opening up of the Lake St Lucia Estuary to the sea, in an open letter to Environment Minister Barbara Creecy.New Orleans News Shared .
COVID-19 cases worrying health officials in St MaryDescribing the increase in COVID-19 cases in St Mary as cause for concern, medical officer of health for the parish, Dr Tamara Henry, said that residents are seemingly ignoring the basic protocols including wearing of mask and handwashing.New Orleans News Shared .
Report: Ravens RB Ingram will be inactive vs. BillsBaltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram will be a healthy scratch against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night, according to a report from ESPN.New Orleans News Shared .
Fresh Air Weekend: Fran Lebowitz; The Legacy Of Activist William Monroe TrotterFresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends.WWNO Shared .
5-year-old boy fatally shot in St. Charles ParishST. ROSE - A five-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head Saturday afternoon at a home in St. Rose, according to nola.com.WBRZ Shared .
City councilman in Louisiana arrested for election fraudLouisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin Thursday morning announced their offices have arrested an Amite City Councilman on eight counts of election fraud.Hellbound And Down Shared .
Program aims to make Louisiana high schools 'more relevant'BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana education leaders are working on an ambitious program to remake high schools, to avoid wasting high school students' senior years and better prepare them for college or careers.KATC Shared .
Clothes dryer causes house fire near Government Street, says BRFDA house located off of Government Street caught fire Saturday morning due to a clothes dryer.WBRZ Shared .
Louisiana State Police makes history with 3 African-American employees in leadership positionsLouisiana State Police made history, as three African-American employees are now on the command staff on the force.KNOE Shared .
Report: Saints' Will Clapp tests positive for COVID-19The New Orleans Saints will be without backup center Will Clapp for Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he tested positive for COVID-19, according to NFL Network.New Orleans News Shared .
Baton Rouge residents celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with a march for peaceThe march comes on the brink of Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday. For everyone there, walking over half a mile from Scotland Avenue to Mumford Stadium, they want the community to know divisiveness isn't going to cut it anymore.WBRZ Shared .
New Orleans airport flyover project taking shape, on track to finish in the second half of 2022The $125 million project to build flyover ramps for a direct connection between Interstate 10 and Louis Armstrong International Airport is a few months ahead of schedule and currently on.NOLA.com Shared .
Program aims to make Louisiana high schools 'more relevant'BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana education leaders are working on an ambitious program to remake high schools, to avoid wasting high school students' senior years and better prepare them for college or careers.HoustonChronicle.com Shared .
Chefs, Bartenders and History BuffsThere's no getting around it. If you want to be a successful chef or bartender, you have to have a consuming passion for food, drink, and hospitality.It's New Orleans: Louisiana Eats Shared .
Top Workplaces nominations close on Jan. 22. Nominate your company nowDuring these challenging times, its good to acknowledge the regions top employers for their outstanding service to customers and employees.NOLA.com Shared .
India Kicks Off A Massive COVID-19 Vaccination DriveCheers erupted in hospital wards across India on Saturday as a first group of nurses and sanitation workers rolled up their sleeves and got vaccinated against COVID-19, at the start of what's likely to become the biggest national vaccination campaign in history.WWNO Shared .
Restoration underway at SW Louisiana pelican nesting islandBATON ROUGE, La. — Restoration is underway at the state bird's only breeding site in southwest Louisiana, the Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority said.SFChronicle.com Shared .
Uganda Election: President Yoweri Museveni Declared Winner As Bobi Wine Alleges FraudUpdated at 9:41 a.m. ET Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, fighting off a challenge by former singer Bobi Wine — who.WWNO Shared .
Federal prisons on lockdown in run-up to Biden inaugurationNEW YORK All federal prisons in the United States have been placed on lockdown, with officials aiming to quell any potential violence that could arise behind bars as law enforcement prepares for potentially violent protests across the country in the run-up to President-elect Joe Bidens inauguration on Wednesday.WBRZ Shared .
Louisiana prison cadet arrested on drug chargesBATON ROUGE, La. — A cadet at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the facility, state officials said.AP NEWS Shared .
LDH confirms first case of U.K. COVID variant in LouisianaDecades later, mysterious disappearance of Joseph Helt in 1987 continues to haunt New York town.MSN Shared .
Can The Forces Unleashed By Trump's Big Election Lie Be Undone?Last Wednesday, just before a mob of pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an insurrection that left five dead, the president stood before a huge crowd gathered in front of the White House for a so-called "Save America" rally.WWNO Shared .
Opinion: The Fringe Of America's FabricI have interviewed some truly hateful people. It's part of what we have to do in the news business.WWNO Shared .
How D.C. Locals Are Processing The Insurrection At The CapitolCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
Who Should Get The Coronavirus Vaccine? For Some States, The Honor System RulesCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
Saturday Sports: NFL Playoffs BeginCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
First UK Strain of CoVID-19 found in LouisianaThe Louisiana Department of Health has issued a release stating the first case of the more contagious strain of COVID-19 has been found in the state: Today, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the state's first identified case of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7., frequently referred to as the U.K. variant because it is...MSN Shared .
RENEE REED Until Tomorrow Although one of the few artists signed to the brilliant Keeled Scales who have not officially announced theyâre releasing a record this year, RenÃe Reed might just be the most intriguing of the lot.The Fat Angel Sings Shared .
Broken New Year's Resolutions Already? It's OK to Give Yourself A BreakIt's mid-January, and maybe you've resolved to lose 20 pounds this year, exercise every day, or quit drinking.WWNO Shared .
Republicans Wonder How, And If, They Can Pull The Party Back TogetherIn a matter of hours on Jan. 6, the Republican Party went from shrugging off its loss of the White House to a party in crisis.WWNO Shared .
OPINION: Moral Tragedy Looms In Early Chaos Of U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine DistributionOn April 12, 1955, a wave of public relief resonated across the United States as news arrived of a vaccine that could successfully prevent polio — one of the most feared diseases in the U.S. at the time, causing "more than 15,000 cases of paralysis a year," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.WWNO Shared .
Covington man killed in attempted armed robberyShortly after midnight on Saturday, January 16, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a male subject who arrived by private vehicle driven by another subject, suffering from several gunshot wounds to the chest.WBRZ Shared .
Helping My Boys Through the Loss of Our PetJust over 13 years ago, a sweet little white fluffy Maltese was born, and I didn't even know it.New Orleans Mom Shared .
First confirmed case of U.K. COVID-19 variant in LouisianaToday, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the state's first identified case of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7., frequently referred to as the U.K. variant.Davon Cole Shared .
2020 Vikings Position Recap: Wide ReceiversIn a year of uncertainty, Adam Thielen continued to do Adam-Thielen things, and the Vikings benefited from an Justin Jefferson.New Orleans News Shared .
Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipmentsGovernors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others.WBRZ Shared .
Dept. of Health confirms first case of U.K. COVID-19 variant in LouisianaThe Louisiana Department of Health confirmed Saturday the state's first identified case of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7., frequently referred to as the U.K. variant because it is prevalent in the United Kingdom, in an individual in the Greater New Orleans area.KATC Shared .
Updates: D-Law's Performance Earns High MarksDon't miss any of the action with our daily updates: news, notes and more throughout the Cowboys' regular season.New Orleans News Shared .
SE Louisiana vs. Abilene ChristianGet a preview of the SE Louisiana Lady Lions vs. Abilene Christian Wildcats basketball game.ESPN.com Shared .
Inbox: You can never have enough Allen Lazards on your teamMcVay had probably the best answer you'll get from any NFL coach preparing a game plan for their close friend's team: "I don't think you want to be naive to the fact that they know a couple things that you want to make sure that you're aware of, but I also think you've got to be careful of not overthinking it." These guys know each other well,...New Orleans News Shared .
U.S. Executes Dustin Higgs In 13th And Final Execution Under Trump AdministrationThe U.S. government has executed Dustin Higgs, the last prisoner executed during the Trump administration, and the 13th in the space of six months.WWNO Shared .
NBA roundup: Bucks close out MavsGiannis Antetokounmpo recorded 31 points and nine rebounds to propel the host Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday.New Orleans News Shared .
Lakers dominate second half, pull away from PelicansLeBron James had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers routed the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 112-95 on Friday.New Orleans News Shared .
Widow of US RepresentativeJulia Letlow, widow of U.S. Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, will run for Congress. He died of Covid complications at 41 on December 29.Clever Journeys Shared .
Fields carries Arkansas St. over Louisiana-Monroe 74-72Caleb Fields registered 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists as Arkansas State edged past Louisiana-Monroe 74-72 on Friday night.KATV Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Grows Stock Holdings in Northern Trust Co.By 21.7% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Enterprise Leader Shared .
Wells lifts Texas-Arlington past Louisiana-Lafayette 91-86ARLINGTON, Texas — Shahada Wells had a season-high 31 points as Texas-Arlington narrowly beat Louisiana-Lafayette 91-86 on Friday night.Star Tribune Shared .
High school scores from around Central LouisianaHere is a list of final scores from winter sports from around Central Louisiana.KALB Shared .
Louisiana to get $2BLN in federal virus aid, but w/ stringsAP) - Louisiana expects to receive at least $2 billion in coronavirus aid from the latest relief package passed by Congress.MSN Shared .
BIOMARIN INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick and Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of BioMarin PhFormer Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick and Foti, LLC , announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.PharmiWeb.com Shared .
Clutch Shooting Carries UTA Past LouisianaShahada Wells scored a career-high 31 points while UT Arlington got clutch shooting late from behind the 3-point line and charity stripe in a 91-86 win over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball game on Friday at College Park Center.KATC Shared .
Gordon leads Louisiana Tech past UTSA 77-66RUSTON, La. — Andrew Gordon had 14 points and 12 rebounds to carry Louisiana Tech to a 77-66 win over UTSA on Friday night.WTOP Shared .
Louisiana Classic wrestling: Baton Rouge area No. 1 seeds advance St. Paul's leads team competitionGONZALES Baton Rouge area No. 1 seeds Brad Mahoney of East Ascension, Nawab Singh of Live Oak and Ashton Freeman of Zachary advanced into the semifinals at the 48th.The Advocate Shared .
400. Timothy Bartel, "Evangeline," part 1.Part 1 of our interview with Timothy Bartel about Evangeline. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline was a bestseller in nineteenth-century America, inspiring generations of readers with a heroine who overcomes colonial violence and exile in her romantic and spiritual quest across America.Louisiana Anthology Podcast Shared .
Biden plan would more than double minimum wage in LouisianaPresident-elect Joe Biden revealed he wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, while announcing his $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.KALB Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Buys 1,600 Shares of Syneos Health, Inc.By 9.2% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 19,000 shares of the companys stock after acquiring an additional 1,600 shares during the quarter.Modern Readers Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Increases Stake in Entergy Co.By 21.6% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,400 shares of the utilities providers stock after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the period.Modern Readers Shared .
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Has $1.17 Million Stake in Synchrony FinancialLouisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in Synchrony Financial by 22.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Modern Readers Shared .
Longtime newspaper editor Tom Gregory dies at 86Tom Gregory, a newspaperman for four decades, was a gruff editor who bestrode the newsroom like an emperor, wielding his pica pole â the ruler used to measure stories â like a scepter.NOLA.com Shared .
No. 6 Men's Tennis opens season with sweep of LouisianaThe Longhorns swept their first dual match of the season over the Ragin' Cajuns, 7-0.University Of Texas Athletics Shared .
DOC arrests employee at LA State Penitentiary on drug chargesBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Corrections announced Friday that an internal investigation has resulted in the arrest of an employee of the Louisiana State Penitentiary.KATC Shared .
Teen swimmer is missing near New Orleans' lakefront; rescue crews search waterRescue crews are searching for a teenaged swimmer who went missing off New Orleans lakefront on Friday, according to authorities.NOLA.com Shared .
Revenue Slump, Layoffs Mark Difficult Year for Louisiana Gaming IndustrySlammed by hurricanes and COVID-19, the Louisiana gaming industry lost nearly a billion dollars in 2020 compared to the previous year.Casino.org Shared .
Gen. Russel Honore of Louisiana will lead a review of U.S. Capitol securityRussel Honoré worked at the Pentagon for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and coordinated military support for local agencies.Sabrina Wilson Shared .
Inside look: The dangers of concussions in Louisiana high school footballIn the following two-part series from the LSU Manship School News Service, the dangers of concussions in Louisiana high school football are explored, along with the efforts at high schools, colleges and in the NFL to make the sport safer.KALB Shared .
Outgoing CDC Director Warns Of Pandemic's Peak: 'We're About To Be In The Worst Of It'Next week marks one year since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first coronavirus case in the United States.WWNO Shared .
Parler Executive Responds To Amazon Cutoff And Defends Approach To ModerationParler calls itself a "conservative microblogging alternative" to Twitter and "the world's premier free speech platform." But it&.WWNO Shared .
Biden Taps Former FDA Chief Kessler To Lead Vaccine ScienceWASHINGTON â President-elect Joe Biden has picked a former Food and Drug commissioner to lead vaccine science in his drive to put 100 million shots into the arms of Americans in his administration's first 100 days and stem the COVID-19 pandemic.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Inside The Arts: Ogden Museum Honors The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is imagining a world without racism as it honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We talk with museum.WWNO Shared .
'All Hands On Deck': National Mall Is Closed As Agencies Fortify D.C.The National Mall, where millions of people have gathered to mark historic events in Washington, D.C., was closed to the public late Friday morning, as officials announced a string of security measures meant to foil any attempts to derail next week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.WWNO Shared .
HHS Civil Rights Office Tackles Health Care Discrimination Of People With DisabilitiesCivil rights officials at the Department of Health and Human Services issued a series of actions to protect people with disabilities from health care.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana State Police makes history with 3 African-American employees in leadership positionsLouisiana State Police made history, as three African-American employees are now on the command staff on the force.Lester Duhé Shared .
Argentina Takes A Shot With Russia's Sputnik VaccineAs nations around the world scramble to start vaccinating against COVID-19, many countries are finding it difficult if not impossible to get the vaccines they want.WWNO Shared .
Justice Dept. Watchdog Opens Probe Of Response To RiotWASHINGTON â The Justice Department's internal watchdog said Friday that it will investigate how the department and its law enforcement agencies prepared for and responded toÂ last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Louisiana to get $2B in federal virus aid, but with stringsBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana expects to receive at least $2 billion in coronavirus aid from the latest relief package passed by Congress, but state officials don't yet know what strings are attached and how much of the cash could help patch budget holes next year.HoustonChronicle.com Shared .
Danny Heitman's 'At Random': Recalling Louisiana holiday that came in a boxEarlier this month, in putting away our Christmas things, I returned to my shelf the holiday stories that cheer me no matter how often I reread them.The Advocate Shared .
It's Carnival Time at JAMNOLA with New Installations Celebrating Mardi Gras CultureNEW ORLEANS â Break out the face paint, throw on some sequins, don a purple wig and make your way to JAMNOLA to celebrate carnival!My New Orleans Shared .
VIDEO: Face It! You're Bad At Judging Physical Distance. Here's How To Do ItKeeping a physical distance from other humans is more critical than ever in the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases surging and more contagious variants spreading.WWNO Shared .
King Cakes Now Available at Galatoire's RestaurantNEW ORLEANS â Galatoireâs is excited to announce the restaurant will now offer King Cakes this Mardi Gras season, available by pre-order.My New Orleans Shared .
The New Orleans Vampire Cafe Debuts in the French QuarterToday, The New Orleans Vampire Café, a one-of-a-kind café experience inspired by eternal life and the quintessential mystique of New Orleans, debuts in the heart of the famed French Quarter.My New Orleans Shared .
New Orleans Public Library Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Virtual EventThe New Orleans Public Library is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with "Remember!"My New Orleans Shared .
Krewe of Orpheus Offers Coveted Float ArtworkNEW ORLEANS â The Krewe of Orpheus is offering their signature floral works of art after years of requests by krewe members and the public alike.My New Orleans Shared .
New Orleans Film Society Presents 2021 Sundance Film FestivalThe New Orleans Film Society and The Broadside, in partnership with the nonprofit Sundance Institute, are pleased to share 12 films that will be presented in New Orleans as part of the Satellite Screens initiative for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, January 28 - February 2, 2021.My New Orleans Shared .
Biewer Lumber Building New Sawmill, Creates 150 JobsWINONA, Miss. â A new sawmill is coming to a north Mississippi city and will create 150 jobs.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Residents near the state capitol are concerned ahead of upcoming demonstrationsResidents near the state capitol in Spanish Town are concerned about potential violence breaking out during demonstrations there this weekend.WBRZ Shared .
Coronavirus FAQ: Do Airplane Passengers Not Know There's A Pandemic Going On?Each week, we answer "frequently asked questions" about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to consider for a future post, email us at with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions."WWNO Shared .
Deep South Falls Behind In Coronavirus Vaccine DriveATLANTA â The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts and frustrated residents.Listen Up Yall Shared .
At First Board Meeting, New Members Push To Diversify District's SchoolsNewly elected school board members sat for their first slate of meetings this week, probing district priorities ahead of this year's charter application process.WWNO Shared .
Divisional Playoffs dividing bettors for Sunday gamesThe Cleveland Browns are 10-point underdogs as Sunday's Divisional Playoff game at Kansas City approaches, and the largest spread line of the weekend is dividing bettors.New Orleans News Shared .
Retired firefighter alleged to have assaulted Capitol Police officersWASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming of the Capitol has been identified as a retired Pennsylvania firefighter.New Orleans News Shared .
US Surgeon General Acknowledges Black Skepticism Of VaccinesJACKSON, Miss. â The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday urged Black leaders in Mississippi to get COVID-19 vaccinations and to ask others in their communities to do the same.Listen Up Yall Shared .
How the federal stimulus could provide 'desperately needed' relief to Louisiana renters, landlordsIt was one of the first financial hardships to rear its head when the coronavirus pandemic ground the economy to a halt last March.NOLA.com Shared .
Wendell Pierce On Parenting, The Pandemic And Reckoning With The PastThis weekend, you can see actor Wendell Pierce star in a new production that is streaming for free online.WWNO Shared .
How QAnon-Like Conspiracy Theories Tear Families ApartWWNO Shared .
A Look At The Fallout Of TikTok Ban In IndiaCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .
Biden To Call For Raising Federal Minimum Wage To $15 An HourWWNO Shared .
Biden's wage hike plan reignites debate in Louisiana, 'Very long overdue'President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to boost the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour reignited arguments Friday in Louisiana on whether an increase makes sense.The Advocate Shared .
A teen with autism died after Louisiana deputies sat on him for 9 minutes, parents' lawsuit saysCNN)The parents of a 16-year-old with severe autism who died last year are suing the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, sheriff, claiming the teen's death was caused by deputies who restrained and sat on him for 9 minutes.CNN Shared .
March 20 election set to fill vacant Louisiana House seatBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana House Speaker Clay Schexnayder has set a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House of ; Republican Charles Henry of Jefferson Parish abruptly resigned Monday from the 105-member chamber, only a year into his four-year term, saying his priorities had shifted because of the coronavirus pandemic and...SFChronicle.com Shared .
Baker opens up drive-thru style vaccine clinic for eligible seniorsThe parking lot at Miracle Place Church was packed with vehicles Friday afternoon. Qualified seniors, at least 70 years old, all lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.WBRZ Shared .
Suit: Cops Killed Autistic Teen By Sitting On Him, ChokeholdNEW ORLEANS â Sheriff's deputies in a New Orleans suburb sat on a shackled, obese, severely autistic 16-year-old boy for nine minutes and put a chokehold on him for part of that time until he died, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday against the sheriff and seven deputies in the death last year.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Louisiana lawmakers asking for peaceful protestLaw enforcement is braced for potentially large protests at the Louisiana State Capitol this weekend, and Republican lawmakers in Southeast Louisiana are asking constituents to stay peaceful.MSN Shared .
New Orleans's Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings for 2021From tropical dim sum to hot sausage po'boys, these are the six restaurants we're most looking forward to this year.Eater New Orleans Shared .
Louisiana Citizens insurance sheds more policies to private market; curbs hurricane damage liabilityLouisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-sponsored insurance business which covers homes and businesses no other insurer will, shed more policies despite several hurricanes which swept across the Gulf Coast.The Advocate Shared .
One Man Show About "America's First Black Renaissance Man" Opens at JPASNEW ORLEANS â Next week, Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents a one-man show about the life of the great African-American bass-baritone, scholar, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson.My New Orleans Shared .
The News RoundupWorld leaders reacted to President Trump's second impeachment after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.WWNO Shared .
The News Roundup — DomesticPresident Donald Trump became the first president in the history of the United States to be impeached twice.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana softball's Gerry Glasco: 'I have never coached a team with this much talent'This season's Louisiana softball team has the potential to be the best Gerry Glasco has fielded at Louisiana.NCAA.com Shared .
Blood in the PoolIn the modern South, heated discussions occur over the meaning of history, over narratives about history, and over the beliefs that result from those narratives.Nobody's Home Shared .
Rivertown Theaters For the Performing Arts Brings Back Local Favorite And The Ball and AllWritten and Directed by Ricky Graham STARRING: Becky Allen Tracey Collins Yvette Hargis Lisa Picone Love Rebecca Taliancich Gogo Borgerding Chelle Duke Renée Maxwell Costumes: Cecile Casey Covert Wigs: Amanda Hebert...My New Orleans Shared .
City Park Names Cara Lambright New CEONEW ORLEANS â Following an extensive national search, the New Orleans City Park Board of Directors announced today that Cara Lambright will become the next Chief Executive Officer of the 167-year-old park starting this February.My New Orleans Shared .
Saints' Brees Sees Playoff Clash With Brady's Bucs As FateNEW ORLEANS â Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Louisiana Foresters give seedlings on Arbor DayYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked.Klax-tv Shared .
Lions ready to roar in Spring football seasonThe Southeastern Louisiana football team opened its preseason preparations for the 2021 spring season on Friday afternoon at Strawberry Stadium.WBRZ Shared .
Pelosi tasks general with security review after US Capitol riotRetired general Russel Honore has been appointed to oversee an immediate security review at the US Capitol building.US House Speaker Nanc.New Orleans News Shared .
Construction Worker Missing After Hit-And-Run CrashDESTREHAN, La. â Louisiana State Police and the U.S. Coast Guard are investigating a hit-and-run crash on the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge early Thursday.Listen Up Yall Shared .
Biden Administration Will Rename 'Operation Warp Speed,' Citing Trump 'Failures'The White House push to vaccinate against the coronavirus will have a new name and new leadership under the Biden administration.WWNO Shared .
As Pompeo Dumps Rulebook For U.S.-Taiwan Relations, Some See 'Trap' For BidenThe U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands sent a jubilant tweet on Monday, claiming to have "made some history today." He had welcomed Taiwan's de facto ambassador into the U.S. Embassy for a meeting.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana Amendment 1 Election Results: State That Abortion Is Not a RightThe Louisiana constitution would add language stating that it does not protect abortion as a right and is not required to fund it.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Election Results: First Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Election Results: Third Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Election Results: Fifth Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Presidential Race ResultsSee full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Louisiana.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Election ResultsSee full results and maps from the Louisiana elections.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Voter Surveys: How Different Groups VotedEstimates from exit polls offer an initial indication of how groups voted on election night.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
Louisiana Election Results: Fourth Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.The New York Times : Louisiana Shared .
White Man Gets Life In Prison For Killing of Black Army 1st Lt. Richard Collins IIISean Urbanski, a former University of Maryland student who stabbed and killed a Black Army lieutenant at a bus stop in May 2017, was sentenced to life in prison for what prosecutors said was a racially motivated hate crime.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana Man Arrested In Connection With Riot At CapitolLAFAYETTE, La. â A Louisiana man was arrested Thursday on charges that he participated in last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol.Listen Up Yall Shared .
2 of Louisiana's largest banks closed 34 branches, as pandemic sends customers onlineThe two largest banks in Louisiana ranked by total deposits trimmed a combined 34 branch locations during 2020, with fewer customers visiting bank branches and doing more banking online and some branch consolidations cited as reasons.The Advocate Shared .
Amazon Warehouse Workers To Decide Whether To Form Company's First U.S. UnionSome 6,000 workers at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, will begin voting next month on a groundbreaking possibility: whether to form the first union in the company's U.S. history.WWNO Shared .
The Reading Life: Matthew GriffisSusan Larson talks with Matthew Griffis about his fascinating new book, "New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards."WWNO Shared .
Remembering Neil Sheehan, Vietnam War Correspondent Who Revealed The Pentagon PapersSheehan, who died Jan. 7, broke the story of the Pentagon Papers and wrote A Bright Shining Lie, a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the Vietnam War.WWNO Shared .
Remembering Screenwriter William Link, Co-Creator Of 'Columbo,' 'Murder She Wrote'Link, who died Dec. 27, worked with Richard Levinson to write classic TV shows, as well as groundbreaking TV movies about social issues.WWNO Shared .
'WandaVision' Is A Riddle Wrapped In A Mystery — Disguised As A TV ShowCopyright 2021 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.WWNO Shared .
LSU should consider ending Rouses relationship after Trump rally controversy, Collis Temple saysAn LSU board of supervisors member asked Friday whether the university could explore severing its relationship with Rouses Supermarkets over co-owner Donald Rouse Sr.'s attendance at a protest in Washington D.C. last week that turned violent when some protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol building.The Advocate Shared .
Pelosi Taps Russel Honore, Retired Military Leader, To Lead Capitol Security ReviewUpdated at 1:52 p.m. ET As thousands of National Guard troops buttress security in Washington ahead of Wednesday's inauguration, House Speaker Nancy.WWNO Shared .
Louisiana to receive 58k more vaccine doses next weekThe Louisiana Department of Health announced Friday it will receive more than 50,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine over the next week.WBRZ Shared .
Lt. Gov. Nungesser and Volunteer Louisiana seek 2021 Champions of Service Nominations; Encourage safe participation on MLK Day of ServiceBATON ROUGE, La. Â â Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and Volunteer Louisiana encourage Louisianans to get involved in their communities this month, either by volunteering or nominating a Champion of Service in their area who has demonstrated compassion and dedication in serving their community through volunteering over the past year.My New Orleans Shared .
More unemployment complaints fill On Your Side inbox; La. reports thousands more seeking aidIt has been a week since the Louisiana Workforce Commission held a Zoom news conference about hiring more people to answer calls and approve claimants.WBRZ Shared .
State denies Central Louisiana's Office of Public Health its request for 3,000 vaccines next weekPharmacies and hospitals in Region 6 have already received the COVID-19 vaccines, but Luneau doesn't know yet if the Office of Public Health's request to receive an additional 3000 vaccines will be granted because of the limited supply.KALB Shared .
Girl Scout Cookie Season Kicks Off in Southeast Louisiana, Bringing Joy During Challenging TimesNEW ORLEANS â Girl Scouts Louisiana East and Girl Scouts of the USA kicked off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season nationally, during a challenging time when many Girl Scouts are selling in creative, socially distant, and contact-free ways to keep themselves and their customers safe.My New Orleans Shared .
Police Officers Across Nation Face Federal Charges For Involvement In Capitol RiotsNearly 30 sworn police officers from a dozen departments attended the pro-Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol last week, and several stormed Capitol with rioters and are facing federal criminal charges as well as possible expulsion or other discipline.WWNO Shared .
Pandemic Shortens U.S. Life Expectancy, Study ConcludesThe coronavirus pandemic appears to have shortened the average life expectancy in the United States, according to new research, and the impact is most dire for racial and ethnic minorities.WWNO Shared .
Arnaud's Restaurant Partners with Mardi Gras World for Weekend Long Valentine's Offering, Feb. 12-14It's sure to be a festive February with the marriage of two beloved holidays, Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day.My New Orleans Shared .
Louisiana coronavirus: 2,103 more confirmed coronavirus cases reported; see latest dataThe Louisiana Department of Health reported 2,103 more confirmed coronavirus cases in its noon update Friday.NOLA.com Shared .
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre offering virtual 'Cinderella' performanceTheatre fans will be able watch a local performance of 'Cinderella' from the comfort of their own homes next month.WBRZ Shared .
Saints vs. Bucs in NFC Divisional RoundSaints head coach Sean Payton has had the Buccanners' number and is looking for his third win against Tampa this season.My New Orleans Shared .
Louisiana Bars Lose Appeal in Fight Against Forced COVID-19 ClosuresLouisiana bar owners fighting coronavirus-related closures of their businesses lost an appeal at a federal appeals court.Insurance Journal Shared .
Halloween on Bourbon StreetWhat can I say, it was wild and an experience I will never forget! Bourbon Street is so much more than Mardi Gras parades, balconies and beads.Outside Is The Right Side. Shared .
Newly-selected EBR superintendent already visiting campuses, preparing for jobLess than 24 hours after edging out the interim East Baton Rouge School System superintendent for the full-time job, Dr. Sito Narcisse arrived at Glen Oaks Magnet High to meet teachers, students, and members of the media.WBRZ Shared .
Man charged in Capitol riot attended Baton Rouge rally days laterA man arrested for trespassing at the U.S. Capitol after protesters forced their way into the building last week attended a rally in Baton Rouge just days after the siege in Washington.WBRZ Shared .
Dream Honeymoons: Crabs, Yachts and Maryland MagicCredit Jay Fleming Youâll call it your personal âLove Boat.â The splendorous 55-foot Hinckley yacht awaits on Pier 7 Resort Marina in Annapolis, on Marylandâs Eastern Shore.My New Orleans Shared .
Tug Hits, Damages Louisiana Railroad BridgeA railroad bridge in Louisiana is back in place after reportedly being hit early on Jan.Insurance Journal Shared .
Louisiana's Rabbit Island, eroding home to brown pelicans, gets $15.6 million faceliftRabbit Island barely half its size in 1959, and regularly flooded by high tide that threatens nests.NOLA.com Shared .
Poll: Majority Of Americans Blame Trump For Violence At CapitolAlmost 6 in 10 Americans said they blame President Trump for the violent insurrection that took place Jan.WWNO Shared .
U.S. Says Rioters At Capitol Aimed 'To Capture And Assassinate Elected Officials'Members of the pro-Trump mob that staged an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week intended "to capture and assassinate elected officials," federal prosecutors say in a new court filing against Jacob Chansley, also known as the "QAnon Shaman."WWNO Shared .
Saints invite 500 health workers to attend playoff game SundayHundreds of vaccinated health care workers have been chosen to attend the Saints' divisional playoff game against the Buccaneers, the team announced Friday.WBRZ Shared .
Louisiana to get $2B in federal virus aid, but with stringsLouisiana expects to receive at least $2 billion in coronavirus aid from the latest relief package passed by Congress, but state officials don't yet know what strings are attached and how much of the cash could help patch budget holes next year.WBRZ Shared .
NRA files for bankruptcy, plans to restructureThe National Rifle Association announced plans to restructure the organization Friday which will involve filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and incorporating in Texas.WBRZ Shared .
New Louisiana Citrus Research FacilityThe Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation have constructed a citrus research facility at Docville Farm in partnership with the....Southeast AgNET Shared .
Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107.WBRZ Shared .
Uganda's President Fends Off Opposition In Contested ElectionCopyright 2021 NPR.WWNO Shared .