Home of civil rights 'hero' Hicks gets historic marker
Charles Hicks of Bogalusa, La., talks on Aug. 27, 2014, in Washington, about the inclusion of his family in the civil rights exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Man arrested for stealing $5000 bicycle from Mandeville shop
MANDEVILLE, LA. (WGNO) ? A Bogalusa man has been arrested after he stole a $5000 bicycle from a Mandeville shop. Carbon Fiber Triathlon bike. The store?s owner told investigators that the bike would be very easy to spot because it was very rare and had a unique appearance.
Fairness hearing scheduled for 1995 chemical release in LA
A proposed class action settlement was announced Tuesday regarding the release of nitrogen tetroxide from a railroad car on the property of Gaylord Chemical Corporation in Bogalusa, LA back in 1995.
Paraplegic bride takes walk to remember
A woman who is paralyzed due to a spinal injury vowed she would not get married until she could walk down the aisle fulfilled that promise with hundreds of teary eyes watching in amazement.
Local veterans participating in Wreaths Across America
In honor of all service members and their families, the 2014 Wreaths Across America Day ceremony is scheduled locally for 11 a.m. Saturday at Ponemah and Bogalusa cemeteries.
Louisiana Medicaid costs up $950M as hospitals privatize
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? Louisiana's Medicaid spending rose about $950 million while the state privatized public hospitals and much of Medicaid, a legislative audit found. Medicaid annual spending stayed about $6.6 billion to $6.8 billion from 2010 through 2012 but hit $7.6 billion by June 30, when fiscal 2014 ...
Man dies of heart attack attempting to save grandson in boating accident
A man who jumped overboard in Slidell in an attempt to save his grandson died of a heart attack, according to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner.
Local pastor turns tragedy into opportunity for growth
The Rev. Bill Moon, of ESM United Methodist Church of Bogalusa, and his wife, Anne, have been in the business of meeting the spiritual needs of their congregations for many years. While Moon ministere
Williston man killed in crash near Alexander
Mason Mulkey, a 20-year-old Williston, N.D. man, was killed in a two-vehicle accident that happened two miles south of Alexander, N.D. Saturday night.
Health chief: LSU deals expected to win approval
Louisiana's health secretary says she expects the state to receive federal approval this week for LSU hospital privatization contracts rewritten by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.