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  • 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...
  • State Trooper Shot Outside Baton Rouge

    State Trooper Shot Outside Baton Rouge
    An investigation is underway in West Baton Rouge Parish after a state trooper was shot. The trooper was making a suspected DWI traffic stop just after 2:30 a.m. off I-10 west at LA-1. After making the stop, an altercation ensued between the suspect and...
  • River expected to produce more force than Niagara Falls

    River expected to produce more force than Niagara Falls
    Experts say once all the pins have been pulled at the Bonnet Carre Spillway, the force of water rolling through those bays will be as powerful as the water cascading from Niagra Falls. The Spillway is opening to relieve pressure on the levee system...
  • LSU Players Meet With Police

    LSU Players Meet With Police
    Four LSU football players met with Baton Rouge Police detectives on Tuesday morning to discuss a fight outside of an off-campus bar that sent four people to the hospital on Thursday.   Starting Quarterback Jordan Jefferson and teammates Chris Davenport,...
  • Police: Murder Suspect Who Jumped Off Veteran's Memorial Bridge was from Vacherie

    Police: Murder Suspect Who Jumped Off Veteran's Memorial Bridge was from Vacherie
    According to Louisiana State Police, the man who jumped off of the Veteran's Memorial Bridge Tuesday after a police chase is 22-year-old Kylan Laurent. Police say the Vacherie man was a person of interest in Monday night's murder in a Kenner Hotel and...
  • Search Continues For Vacherie Man Who Jumped From Bridge After Chase

    Search Continues For Vacherie Man Who Jumped From Bridge After Chase
    Where is Kylan Laurent? Police continue to search for this "Person of interest" in the strangulation of two women in Jefferson Parish. State police say Laurent jumped off the Veterans Memorial Bridge Tuesday. It's another day of searching for 22 year old...
  • JPSO Says Kilan Laurent Now Murder Suspect In Metairie Strangulation

    JPSO Says Kilan Laurent Now Murder Suspect In Metairie Strangulation
    Investigators are processing a pile of evidence collected from the car and home of an accused killer. Jefferson Parish deputies are searching for answers in a string of motel murders. Now they may have some. The list of allegations keeps growing...
  • Governor Jindal Asks Louisianians to Stay Alert During Storm

    Governor Jindal Asks Louisianians to Stay Alert During Storm
    ¬†Governor Jindal’s office released the following information on the state’s efforts to continue to respond to the effects of Tropical Storm Lee. ¬† “We continue to encourage Louisianians to stay alert and monitor local weather...
  • Louisiana braces as flood spillway opens

    Louisiana braces as flood spillway opens
    MORGANZA, Louisiana (Reuters) - Army engineers on Saturday opened a key spillway to allow the swollen Mississippi River to flood thousands of homes and crops but spare New Orleans and Louisiana's capital Baton Rouge. The Army Corps of Engineers opened...
  • Louisiana Bayou Towns Brace For Flooding Impact

    Louisiana Bayou Towns Brace For Flooding Impact
    A day after Army engineers opened a key spillway to relieve flooding along the Mississippi River, residents of small Louisiana towns braced on Sunday for a surge of water that could leave thousands of homes and farms under as much as 20 feet of water....