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Black Legislative Caucus Calling on Federal Investigation of LSP
The Louisiana Black Caucus is calling on the Department of Justice to conduct a full-scale investigation of state police and root out what they say are systemic practices of racism.
State is Closer to Receiving Disaster Aid From 2020 Hurricanes
Major disaster aid is one step closer to reaching Louisiana, that’s more than 10 months since Hurricane Laura.
Operation Dry Water is Underway to Keep Boaters Safe
“Our agents are out there daily looking for impaired operators"
LSP Begins Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign for the 4th of July Weekend
State Police are encouraging drivers to stay attentive and sober as one of the busiest travel periods of the year begins for the 4th of July weekend.
Louisiana logs its first Delta-plus variant case
The first confirmed case of the Delta-plus coronavirus variant in Louisiana was discovered this week after Ochsner researchers sequenced a batch of COVID-19 samples collected in early June from New Orleans.
AAA Estimates Near Record Travel This Weekend
AAA estimates 47.7 million Americans will travel for the 4th of July weekend, a 40 percent increase from last year.
Sports Betting in Louisiana Most Likely Won’t be Online When Football Kicks Off
Legal sports betting in Louisiana might not be possible before the start of the football season as lawmakers hoped when they voted to legalize sports wagering.
Delta Variant Cases on the Rise in Louisiana
An estimated 25% of the current COVID cases in Louisiana are believed to be the more dangerous Delta variant strain that first emerged in India.
Projections for the Number of Future Severe Rain Events Likely to Increase
Louisiana will likely see an increase in projections for the number of expected severe rain events going forward.
Fall Jazz Fest Lineup Announced
The fall Jazz Fest lineup is in and Foo Fighters, Dead and Company, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Buffet, Lizzo, and other stars are all scheduled to headline the festival’s return after a year and a half off.