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  • New mental health ER opening in Baton Rouge

    New mental health ER opening in Baton Rouge
    A new emergency room for mentally ill or addicted patients will be formally opened Monday at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Dr. Kathy Viator, the hospital's administrator, says the 20-bed unit also will help steer people to hospitals or...
  • Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Returns Over $44 Million To State And Federal Medicaid Program

    Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Returns Over $44 Million To State And Federal Medicaid Program
    The Louisiana Attorney General's Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) returned $44,919,842.78 during fiscal year 09-10 to the state and federal Medicaid Program, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. This money was returned as a result of the...
  • Lawsuit challenges new La. abortion laws

    Lawsuit challenges new La. abortion laws
    A group of abortion clinics filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging two new Louisiana abortion laws that require ultrasound exams for all women getting abortions and that bar medical malpractice coverage for doctors who perform elective abortions. The...
  • Up To 150 New Jobs Coming Soon On The North Shore

    Up To 150 New Jobs Coming Soon On The North Shore
    Over 100 jobs are up for grabs on the North Shore, and you have a chance to land one this week. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more from Covington. "I'm looking for a job, a good job, and I think Kohl's is a great corporation," says Jonell...
  • Man Pleads Guilty In Security Guards Death

    Man Pleads Guilty In Security Guards Death
    A 28-year-old Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in exchange for a life sentence in the 2007 slaying of an elderly security guard at Pete's Farmer's Market. The Advocate reports prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off...
  • La. Blocked From Enforcing Parts Of Abortion Law

    La. Blocked From Enforcing Parts Of Abortion Law
    A federal judge has temporarily barred Louisiana state officials from enforcing part of a new law that requires women getting abortions to have an ultrasound exam. Women won't have to view the ultrasound or receive a copy of it while a temporary...
  • Experts dish on salmonella-tainted eggs

    Experts dish on salmonella-tainted eggs
    As the scope of the nationwide salmonella outbreak expanded late last month, farmers market vendors reported rushes on locally produced eggs and people with backyard flocks were sitting smug. But food safety experts say consumers shouldn't jump to the...
  • Hearings Set For Reintroduction Of Whooping Cranes

    Hearings Set For Reintroduction Of Whooping Cranes
    State and federal wildlife officials plan to hold two hearings this month about a plan to reintroduce whooping cranes in Louisiana. Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a plan to bring the whooping crane back to Louisiana. The birds...
  • Confessed Briber Objects To Being Banned From Court Buildings

    Confessed Briber Objects To Being Banned From Court Buildings
    Samuel L. Wilson Sr., who was placed on probation after admitting that he helped funnel bribes to a prosecutor, objects to being banned from court buildings in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports U.S. District Judge James J. Brady has scheduled a hearing...
  • Man Wanted In Br Hospital Shooting Arrested

    Man Wanted In Br Hospital Shooting Arrested
    The man suspected of shooting two people inside a Baton Rouge hospital has surrendered to authorities. Police say 36-year-old Darrell Garner turned himself in to authorities at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison early Monday morning. Garner is accused...
  • Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links

    Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links
            ++++++++++++++++++++ || American Red Cross : http://www.redcross.org (866)GET-INFO or (866)438-4636 ++++++++++++++++++++ || Central Louisiana  (Alexandria) || (318)442-6621 || || Louisiana Capital Area ( Baton Rouge) || (225)291-4533 || ||...
  • LSU Launches Search For New UNO Chancellor

    LSU Launches Search For New UNO Chancellor
    The search for a new chancellor at the University of New Orleans is officially under way. LSU System President John Lombardi on Monday invited the school's faculty, staff, students and alumni to submit nominations for the committee that will help...