BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attorney involved in a lawsuit over Louisiana's new, restrictive abortion law expects a federal judge will rule before Monday on a request to temporarily block enforcement of the law. Opponents want it blocked while a lawsuit seeking to overturn it remains in court.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana confirms nine new cases of West Nile virus, bringing this year's total to 61. The Department of Health and Hospitals says new infections include five neuroinvasive disease cases - all in East Baton Rouge Parish.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Emotional ceremonies, memorials and speeches along the Gulf Coast marked the ninth anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina yesterday. Many of the more than 1,800 who died were in the New Orleans area, where levee failures contributed to catastrophic flooding.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state says JP Morgan Chase has notified it of a data breach that could affect those using pre-paid debit cards issued for income tax refunds, unemployment benefits or other payments through the Department of Children and Family Services. The Department of Revenue said Friday the bank notified the state Thursday.
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