August 15, 2019 - 12:44 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's asked President Donald Trump to declare a major disaster for Louisiana after Hurricane Barry. Barry made landfall last month. In a letter Thursday, Edwards says the new declaration would provide assistance for activities involved in ``...
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Thomas Perumean
May 22, 2019 - 8:51 am
A quest for freedom turns into a wild ride in a stolen race car... Tuesday afternoon 42-year-old inmate Herman Turlich was in Parish court on F. Edward Hebert Boulevard in Belle Chasse to stand on a charge of simple burglary. Turlich was able to give the courthouse security detail the slip and...
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Don Ames
May 12, 2019 - 5:58 am
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Charles parishes until 11:12 a.m. This new warning supercedes an earlier warning for Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes which expired at 8:30a.m. Another heavy line of storms rolled through the metro area...
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Getty Images Maurizio Obiso
April 24, 2019 - 8:52 am
Tom Perumean reporting... A Port Sulphur fisherman is facing charges of harvesting oysters tainted with fecal bacteria. James A. Phillips, 66, is also accused of leading a Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent on a pursuit after being spotted dredging oysters in a closed polluted area. LDWF...
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December 07, 2018 - 2:45 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The two candidates vying to be Louisiana secretary of state are trying to draw interest to a late-in-the-year election from voters distracted with holiday festivities and Christmas shopping. Saturday's runoff between Republican Kyle Ardoin and Democrat Gwen Collins-Greenup...
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