After a slow start, the crawfish supply is ready to match the Easter weekend demand. Freezing temperatures in January temporarily halted production, but LSU Crawfish expert Doctor Greg Lutz says the mudbugs are roaring back with help from this nice, warm spring weather. He says the higher temperatures encourages the delicacies to stuff their faces, which leads to big, plump crawfish.
Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul will reveal the results of his department’s administrative review of the two officers involved in the Alton Sterling shooting at 5PM today. The Chief says he will also be releasing large amounts of evidence that was until now, not available to the public. That includes body cam footage and audio, the 911 call, and video footage from the convenience store where Sterling was shot.
There are some things to keep in mind for this weekend’s Easter egg hunts, especially if you plan on eating those eggs. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says make sure those eggs haven’t been outside of a fridge for too long.
Representatives with the Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana were at the state capitol this week to let lawmakers know Alzheimer’s is health care crisis in this state. Spokesperson Adrienne Mullens says the number of families dealing with this disease is staggering
She says the number is 232-thousand.