NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Houma man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for downloading child pornography to his home computer. U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon also ordered 55-year-old Robert Kim Istre on Thursday to register as a sex offender following his prison term.... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints showed the high-flying Atlanta Falcons they're not ready to give up their crown just yet. That's right, Who Dat going back to the playoffs: The reigning Super Bowl champs. Facing a team that had won eight in a row and... more »
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today the reopening of oyster harvesting areas 2, 3, 14, 15 and 17 after working with officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other state and federal partners. Harvest areas 2 and 3, which were originally closed July 5th, are... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former Gretna city council member who was convicted of taking money for his support of zoning variances has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. In April, a federal jury convicted 48-year-old Jonathan Bolar of charges that included extortion, wire fraud and failing to file... more »
On July 22, 2010 at approximately 12:48 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office directed patrol unit arrested Jabrison Kinchen, age 17 of New Iberia, for alleged criminal trespass.
Deputies responded to a call on the 200 block of Monterey St. where a suspicious person was attempting to... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police accuse two boys and a 17-year-old of a beating that killed a 47-year-old man. Ronnie D. Robinson died Tuesday of injuries that left him unconscious early Sunday. A 12- and 13-year-old were booked into the parish juvenile detention center late Monday with one count... more »
A summary of events on Thursday, June 17, Day 58 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today that it has partially reopened oyster harvesting Area 17 to give harvesters as much time as possible to harvest their product before any potential impact from the BP oil spill in the Gulf.
Area 17, which is west of the... more »
By The Associated Press Events May 6, Day 17 of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »