At a luncheon hosted by the Baton Rouge Federalist Society Chapter at Galatoire's, a panel of three Louisiana Supreme Court Justices seemed to be on a mission to clarify the public's perception of one of the most high-profile cases of the past year.
DATE: December 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson star in what could be the dark horse candidate of the Oscar season. Out of the Furnace tells the story of Russell Baze (played by Bale) a man who takes justice into his own hands after his...
DATE: December 04, 2013 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Movies
Between the recent Smart Growth Summit and Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, it has been a time for dreaming in Baton Rouge, says Business Report Executive Editor David Dodson. "We're good at that. And if ever there were a time for dreaming...
DATE: December 03, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A conservative group is criticizing Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in a new television ad for supporting the president's judicial picks. The Associated Press reports The Judicial Crisis Network will begin running a 30-second commercial today,...
DATE: December 02, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
After years of shrinking trooper ranks, Louisiana is planning to train a new class of state police officers early next year. The Associated Press reports budget constraints kept the state police from adding new troopers, but lawmakers earmarked a $5...
DATE: November 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The Baton Rouge Police Department has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and Mayor Kip Holden says Chief Carl Dabadie is due a lot of the credit for the achievement. "This is a tremendous credit to...
DATE: November 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
According to a new survey of all 50 states released today by financial news site 24/7 Wall Street, there are just six states that are operated more poorly than Louisiana: Arizona, Nevada, Rhode Island, Illinois, New Mexico and California—in...
DATE: November 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge has once again found itself on a listing of the country's best places to retire, even though some other recent listings labeled Louisiana as one of the worst states for retirees. This time, Livability.com—a website that deals...
DATE: November 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In theaters Friday: Nebraska
DATE: November 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
A Baton Rouge judge is allowing a Maryland company to move forward with its wrongful termination lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration. Client Network Services Inc. sued the state for canceling its $200 million Medicaid contract. Judge...
DATE: November 07, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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