| Jun 4, 2010
| 12:48 PM
Stormy skies greeted President Barack Obama as he arrived at the Gulf of Mexico Friday to encourage residents and get a fresh look at the horrifying oil spill that is testing his presidency.
Obama immediately huddled in a small airport building with...
| Jun 5, 2010
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the apprehension of wanted suspect Jeremy Ricard, (B/M, DOB 3.26.87) of Natalbany, LA.
On June 5, 2010, at approximately 12:45 pm, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office assisted the US Marshals Service...
| Jun 6, 2010
A containment cap was capturing more and more of the crude pouring from a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but that bit of hope was tempered Sunday by a sharp dose of pragmatism as the federal government's point man warned the crisis could...
| Jun 7, 2010
A wellhead cap at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is slowly pinching off a geyser of oil spewing from the earth, but there's no containing much of the crude that's already escaped, a reality becoming increasingly evident on the region's beaches.
| Jun 12, 2010
Two escaped convicts from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man.
Sgt. Don Kelly, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, says 26-year-old Leonard Thomas Jr. and 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard face...
| Jun 15, 2010
Louisiana's state-licensed casinos mirrored their counterparts in other states last month as money won from players continued a two-year slide.
The 13 riverboats, Harrah's downtown New Orleans casino and the four race track casinos took in $203.6 million...
| Jun 15, 2010
Louisiana has two new federal district judges.
The U.S. Senate late Monday confirmed Brian Jackson to a U.S. District Court post in the Baton Rouge-based Middle District. Elizabeth Erny Foote was confirmed as a district judge in the Western District,...
| Jun 16, 2010
Women seeking abortions in Louisiana will be required to get an ultrasound first, even if they are a victim of rape or incest, under a bill that received final legislative passage Wednesday.
The bill by Sen. Sharon Broome, D- Baton Rouge, was sent to the...
| Jun 17, 2010
Baton Rouge rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch, imprisoned since November in a drug case, has been indicted in what prosecutors are calling the murder-for-hire of a man in October.
The Advocate reported Thursday that an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury...
| Jun 29, 2010
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say bones found Sunday are those of a 33-year-old Baton Rouge man reported missing Thursday.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said Tuesday the cause of George Erik Rockett's death is still under...
| Jul 1, 2010
If you live in Kenner, taking the bus to Baton Rouge is about to be easy.
The Louisiana Swift Commuter Service, which provides daily service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is adding a stop in Kenner starting today.
The stop will be at 2828 Loyola...
| Jul 2, 2010
Authorities say a 61-year-old Natchitoches man has been re-arrested for allegedly misrepresenting himself as a professional engineer in a public document.
Nathan Redwine was arrested Friday by the Department of Environmental Quality's Criminal...