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"Troopers say around 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Blaire Duhon, 22, was driving west on Hwy 342 when for unknown reasons she crossed the center line," the report said.
Bond for St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta has been set at $20,000 on one count of sexual battery.
The full state House will consider a bill that would allow sales of unpasteurized milk, after it was advanced in a 9-6 vote Thursday by the House Agriculture Committee.
Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances.
Shrimping will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday in outside waters up to three nautical miles from Caillou Boca to the eastern shore of the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel.
It's a musical weekend in Cenla. Here are a few of the toe-tappin' events. Lagniappe Theatre Company will take its audience on journey to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where the Wonderettes - a four-girl ensemble - perform such classics as "Lollipop," "Dream Lover," "Stupid Cupid," "It's My Party" and more.
State Rep. Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, talks about her support of a Medicaid expansion bill at a rally on Wednesday in Baton Rouge.
Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
According to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, 54-year-old Bradley Wax was booked Wednesday with 38 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.
PAYDAY LENDING LOANS.. THAT'S THE HOT TOPIC AT THE STATE LEGISLATURE TODAY.. WDSU REPORTER ANDY CUNNINGHAM IS IN BATON ROUGE..
Louisiana welfare recipients would be prohibited in state law from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under a bill that received the support Wednesday of the House Health and Welfare Committee.
In our view, it is critical that Louisiana's education system be strong enough to produce a workforce that is locally capable and globally competitive.
Hope for McAllister? The news is not all bad for Republican 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, whose recent marital misdeed of kissing a staffer in his Monroe office is getting mixed reactions from his constituents.
Laura Gerdes Colligan, a Louisiana Attorney General's Office spokeswoman, says Richard Mudd was booked Tuesday into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on 50 counts of possessing and 50 counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles.
Steadily and without much legislative resistance, nails are being driven into the coffin of the coastal damages lawsuit against major oil companies brought by what is supposed to be an independent regional flood protection authority.
Vicki Cormier, of Lafayette, sought treatment for a cold. Now, Cormier said, she has a $1,400 bill that she can't pay.