Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:45:08 +0000: Ochsner doctors urge vaccinations for kids 12 and older as school year starts - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAs students return to K-12 schools across the state in the coming weeks, Ochsner Health System is urging parents to get their kids vaccinated. Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:42:13 +0000: Attorney General Jeff Landry files lawsuit against VCOM Louisiana - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAttorney General Jeff Landry has filed lawsuit against VCOM Louisiana, carrying out the threat he sent mid-July. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 23:38:43 +0000: Ochsner doctors urge parents to get their kids vaccinated ahead of the school year - GANNETT Syndication ServiceOchsner Health System doctors are urging parents to get their kids vaccinated as students return to school. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 19:49:08 +0000: Is the lambda variant vaccine resistant? What we know about the COVID-19 variant as delta surges - GANNETT Syndication ServiceResearchers in Japan have found mutations in the lambda COVID-19 variant that might make it more resistant to vaccines compared to other strains. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:30:12 +0000: LSU will encourage, but not require, students to get COVID-19 vaccine before fall semester - GANNETT Syndication ServiceStudents will have to wear masks to class, and unvaccinated students will be required to take monthly COVID tests. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:45:35 +0000: Impairment suspected in Lincoln Parish fatal crash - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThis crash remains under investigation.Â Police suspect impairment and toxicology samples will be submitted for analysis. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:19:12 +0000: Louisiana State Police leaders eyed in federal probe of deadly arrest of Ronald Greene - GANNETT Syndication ServiceIt marks a significant expansion of the federal inquiry into the police violence against Ronald Greene and the apparent efforts to cover it up Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:11:50 +0000: What we know about Louisiana Congresswoman Julia Letlow and her husband's battle with COVID-19 - GANNETT Syndication ServiceJulia Letlow lost her husband, Luke, to COVID-19 in December before he was able to take his seat in Congress. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:59:14 +0000: What LEAP scores from 2021 say about pandemic academic performance in Louisiana schools - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAfter two years, the Louisiana Department of Education has released spring 2021 LEAP test scores. These scores show a decrease in performance. Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:00:53 +0000: Louisiana COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are surging. Here's a look at the latest info - GANNETT Syndication ServiceGet the latest COVID-19 case counts and vaccination rates in Louisiana as the delta variant spread prompts mask mandates and other restrictions.