NEW ORLEANS — Police say the two men from Indiana bound employees at a New Orleans pharmacy with zip ties before getting into a gunfight with police officers, one of whom was hit in the shoulder.
I have a sad announcement to make. Politics is just no fun anymore in Louisiana.
Most people in south Louisiana know that the feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15, has been set aside as a special day by Acadians in Canada and by their Cajun cousins in Louisiana.
More political signs are sprouting less than two months from qualifying for the Oct. 12 primary. They feature Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi, top, who ran unsuccessfully for sheriff and is making another run in 2019, as well as incumbent Sheriff Blaise Smith, bottom photo, and challenger Ted Pellerin.
Raymond Harris succeeded Sam Jones as Franklin mayor in 2004. Now Harris hopes to follow Jones again, this time as state representative.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — This is a bad year for people who make their living from seafood in Louisiana and Mississippi.