Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Dr. Holly Boffy withdrew her Nov. 29 emergency ruling that would have immediately put into effect an appeals process for high school seniors who do not meet standardized test score requirements for graduation.
Baton Rouge’s own Seimone Augustus, a generational player who made a transformational impact on women’s basketball, was elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday night as she added to her long list of accomplishments throughout her career.
Two men from Covington, identified as Willard Purkel Jr., 51, and his son Colby Purkel, 27, have been apprehended on charges stemming from their involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol.
A delegation of Ukrainians visited New Orleans on Thursday and took part in an event at Tulane University. They say they came to thank Louisiana for its support and to let the public know how U.S. support of Ukraine is helping America's economy. Ukraine is also taking lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina for its rebuilding of war-torn areas.
Police said the suspect, Jacoby Johnson, was inside Lambright intramural when he pulled a knife on a student playing basketball before chasing him outside, which is where the attack on the four women happened.