With the new year comes the tradition of making new year’s resolutions. But many of the goals don’t necessarily withstand the test of time. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health at LDH , Alex Billioux recommends putting together a highly detailed plan of action to make sure that your goals fit into your daily routine.
All felony convictions require a unanimous jury decision, as the unanimous juries constitutional amendment that passed in November is now in effect. It’s the end of a Jim Crowe era law that made Louisiana one of only two states that did not require unanimous decisions in those cases, and Loyola University Law Professor Dane Ciolino says the new law could mean a few more hung jury results, and will probably force DAs to reconsider pursing charges when the case is shaky.
Governor John Bel Edwards says his top legislative priority is to give teachers a pay raise. Don Molino looks at whether the governor will be successful…
The parents of a 9 year old boy who went missing from their home on Friday are free after posting bail. According to the Evangeline Parish Jail, Paul and Minette Thibodeaux each had a bail set at $35,000. The boy was found Sunday morning hiding under a neighbor’s home. Police arrested the parents for an unkept home and their two children appeared malnourished.