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Environmental activists are asking the state to ensure that hazardous wastes left after the closure of a battery recycling plant don't cause any harm. More News The Exide Technologies Baton Rouge Recycling Center is preparing to shut down. The
Officials in Baton Rouge hope to have a new Council on Aging center in operation in a matter of months. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/14wwdET) city-parish government is trying to buy a building at 1701 Main St. to house the council's operations.
August 9th, 2013 Louisiana's Sneaker Politics pays tribute to iconic British artist Ralph Steadman, whose striking pen and ink illustrations are forever tied to Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the preeminent volume among the
A federal judge has reset the sentencing date for an environmental laboratory owner in Mississippi who was convicted on federal charges of falsifying records on industrial wastewater samples. A former Fargo mayor who was tabbed to help stabilize a
Louisiana A husband and wife living in the Philippines as missionaries helping the needy were killed in a crash involving three vehicles and two 18-wheelers during a vacation in their hometown in the greater Baton Rogue area. Police identified the
State highway officials have pushed back the completion date of a $15.5 million project to widen La. Ascension Parish to June, making it about eight months later than the original target date given when construction began in the fall of 2011.
Baker officials say it's time that their city's interests are represented on the parish bus system's board of directors. And now that the Capital Area Transit System has two vacancies to fill as a result of recent resignations, some see it as a
The state is suing Texas Brine for the environmental damage and massive sinkhole that officials say was caused by the collapse of a salt dome cavern operated by the company. More News Gov. Bobby Jindal and Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced
Property owners in Ascension Parish will see slightly higher tax bills next year. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1ckxe4T ) the Ascension Parish Council voted Thursday night to levy a 20-year parish-wide 1-mill property tax which will be used to
La. (AP) A state appeals court has affirmed Trucko Stampley's first-degree murder convictions and life prison terms for the 2007 shooting deaths of mother and daughter, Marie and Denise Pedescleaux, and husband and wife, Charles and Ann Colvin , in