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The number of people in US prisons fell in 2012 by around 30,000, the third consecutive fall in as many years: budget difficulties mean that states can no longer afford incarceration for every offence, and at local level Republicans and Democrats are, unusually, unanimous on the need to decongest prisons.
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Louisiana State Police say a 29-year-old Texas man driving an 18-wheeler in Sabine Parish was killed when he was ejected during a crash.
Investigators working on the murder of Lindsay Ellixson, 21, filed additional charges against a man whose home they searched Wednesday.
Royal Dutch Shell has decided to abandon plans to build a massive $12.5 billion plant in Louisiana that would have turned natural gas into liquid fuels like diesel.
CAMP - SMINDEN - More than two years after breaking ground on the Armed Forces Reserve Center , the Louisiana National Guard, elected officials and contributing and supporting parties celebrated the completion during a Wednesday ceremony.
The options are plentiful this weekend in Central Louisiana. Take a drive to Natchitoches, or stay in town -- it won't be hard to find something to do.
About 13,500 Louisiana residents could have had their personal information compromised because of a security problem involving state-issued debit cards.
The former commander of a drug task force in Morehouse Parish has been arrested on charges that he stole seized money from evidence.
Newly elected Rep. Vance McAllister , R-Swartz, didn't get his first committee choice, but proclaimed himself excited about his appointment Wednesday to the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committees.
Louisiana ArtWorks, the $25 million art studio complex on Howard Avenue that for years has remained a real estate white elephant, is for sale.
The Iberia Parish Sherriff's Department arrested Kenneth Trimble at the Inn Of Iberia, on a fugitive warrant issued by the Louisiana Department of Corrections.
How's Bobby doing? For the past year, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal has been running around the country as chairman of the Republican Governor's Association telling all who would listen what a great job he is doing as governor of Louisiana.
Another example of "Not Helping" the GOP's cause with minority voters. Scott Walker fired an aide for racist tweets about Hispanics.
A Dixie, Louisiana family made a startling discovery recently when they lit a flame next to the water coming out of their household faucet and it burst into flames.
After months of dodging the talk, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Tuesday that he is considering a run for governor in 2015 and plans to decide by next month.
On Dec. 2 and 3, students at Washington Elementary and Grand Prairie Elementary Schools were "digested" through the human body.