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Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana cleans its execution chamber at the state penitentiary daily, but it's been more than a decade since a condemned prisoner...
6:04 3 February 2022

Houston writer Bryan Washington to receive Gaines award

NEW ORLEANS — His path to writing was not straightforward, but Bryan Washington says he's grateful to have found his way.
5:48 30 January 2022

Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. — Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocki...
15:22 17 November 2021

The Latest: Rispone: Disappointed at loss, but thankful too

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Latest on the Louisiana governor’s election (all times local):
4:57 17 November 2021

Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor’s seat despite Trump

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday as the Deep South’s only Dem...
3:59 17 November 2021

Black voter outreach intensifies in Louisiana governor race

BATON ROUGE, La. — To win a second term in his Southern state, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards needs strong turnout from Louisiana's black voters, wh...
14:38 9 November 2021

LSU-Alabama holds high stakes for QBs in Heisman contention

BATON ROUGE, La. — Another high stakes tilt between LSU and Alabama could once again prove pivotal in Heisman Trophy voting.
22:35 7 November 2021