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Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies of COVID-19 complications

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, 41, died from complications related to COVID-19 Tuesday, a family spokesman confirmed. The Republican was to be sworn in to Louisiana’s...

U.S. House votes to override Trump’s veto of annual defense authorization...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Monday evening to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a $740 billion defense spending bill, setting...

U.S. House approves $2,000 stimulus checks backed by Trump

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure Monday evening to send $2,000 stimulus checks to many Americans, embracing a call from President...

AG Jeff Landry pulls Louisiana into another conservative-backed lawsuit — NRA...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has inserted the state into another lawsuit championed by conservatives — this one involving the State of New York...

Statue of Edward White, segregationist judge, moved from outside La. Supreme...

The statue of Edward Douglass White Jr., a Confederate soldier who served on the Louisiana Supreme Court, was relocated from outside the court building...
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Congressman-elect Luke Letlow admitted to ICU with COVID-19

Louisiana's newly-elected U.S. congressman, Luke Letlow, was admitted into intensive care Wednesday at Ochsner LSU Health Center in Shreveport after he was hospitalized with...

Internet sex crimes against children have increased — just not as...

Reports of internet crimes against children in Louisiana are up significantly since last year, according to records from the Louisiana Attorney General’s office, but...

Louisiana’s ‘unfathomable’ COVID-19 death toll a reason to skip holiday plans,...

In a press conference held two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. John Bel Edwards pleaded with residents of the state to forgo their typically large...

Congress passes massive ‘first step’ in pandemic relief with $900B package

WASHINGTON — Congress on Monday night cleared and sent to President Donald Trump the first major COVID-19 relief measure since the spring, a sprawling...

La. Supreme Court, citing procedural error, sends ‘Edwards v. House’ petition case...

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday vacated a November ruling from a Baton Rouge Judge that said it was unconstitutional for the Louisiana House,...

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