Louisiana, also known as the 'Bayou State', is the 25th most populated state in America. The southern state is bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico. Unlike other states, Louisiana law is based on 'Napoleonic Code' and is one of the only states in the nation with Parishes instead of Counties (Alaska uses 'boroughs' instead of counties). Louisiana is one of the most diverse states in America featuring a multicultural blend of traditions from French, Haitian, Spanish, French Canadian, African and Native American cultures. In fact, that's cultural blend is where a lot of state's voodoo, Mardi Gras and Cajun traditions originated.
Frantic Search for Missing Toddler in South Louisiana
The FBI is now involved in the investigation into the search for a missing toddler in the Baton Rouge area. State Police have issued a Level II Endangered Missing Child Advisory on behalf of the Baton Rouge Police Department for a 2-year-old child that was reported missing from her home...
Powerball Lottery Fever Heats Up Again in Louisiana
The Powerball jackpot climbs to more than $545 million for the Monday night drawing.
Betting on the Tigers? Caesars Named Official Sportsbook of LSU
What that means for LSU is a ton of money
Leaving Louisiana? Here are the Top 5 States for Ex-Residents
South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia reported that they have no new residents from Louisiana - now, let's see who the top 5 states are
Louisiana Insurance Boss, State Farm in Fight Over Ida Payments
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon talks about a possible court fight with State Farm over payments to south Louisianans who evacuated because of Hurricane Ida.
Bossier Parish Leads Region in Student Covid Cases
Covid cases still climbing among students in northwest Louisiana.
Body of Missing Louisiana Man Found...Inside Alligator
The remains of a 71-year-old Slidell man were found inside remains found inside a 12-foot, 500 pound alligator by state and federal wildlife officials.
The Best HS Football Player in the USA is From Louisiana
16-year-old Arch Manning is Archie's grandson and Peyton and Eli's nephew...and he's the best high school football player in America.
Former LSU and Cowboys Player Is Competing on Survivor
Former LSU football player Danny McCray is putting his survival skills to the test as part of season 41 of the CBS hit reality show 'Survivor'.