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  • Neighbors foil attempt to steal wall, Banksy mural

    February 26, 2014 6:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of a cinderblock wall bearing a painting by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy. Investigators say the building owner called Friday afternoon, saying someone was attempting to cut out the painting... more »
  • Drivers attempt to stop taxicab reforms

    July 30, 2012 9:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans cab drivers say new city rules aimed at improving taxi service are too expensive, and they were given too little time to prepare for them. City and tourism officials say the changes are needed to improve an outdated fleet. The rules include requirements that... more »
  • 3 arrested in bank robbery attempt

    April 18, 2012 9:56 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption sheriff's deputies have arrested three men for an attempt to rob a Napoleonville bank. The incident happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at First American Bank. A deputy at a nearby gas station was alerted to the attempt and then saw the men, all masked... more »
  • Lt. Gov.: Ban an Attempt to Change Energy Policy

    August 18, 2010 8:55 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - President Barack Obama's continued moratorium on deepwater petroleum drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is an attempt to move the United States toward alternative energy at a high economic cost to southern Louisiana, the state's lieutenant governor says. During a hearing Tuesday before the state's two... more »
  • Holdup attempt ends in suicide on I-10

    August 3, 2010 9:34 PM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Slidell police say a 24-year-old man apparently shot and killed himself on Interstate 10 in Mississippi after trying to hold up a fast-food restaurant in Slidell. Capt. Kevin Foltz says the man's name is being withheld until his family is notified. Foltz says the man ordered... more »
  • Crews Hope Kill Attempt will do the Trick

    August 3, 2010 9:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Crews hoped to begin pumping mud and perhaps cement down the throat of the blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday in what BP officials said could be the method of attack that finally snuffs the spill. Engineers planned to... more »
  • Man collapses during alleged break-in attempt

    July 30, 2010 9:48 PM

    WALKER, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a man who passed out while allegedly trying to break into a mobile home where an 82-year-old woman was calling 911, crowbar in hand. Deputies said 24-year-old Derrick Gauthreaux of Denham Springs was checked at a hospital Thursday, then booked into... more »
  • An Attempt To Limit Liability Of Float-Builders Has Been Scrapped

    June 8, 2010 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attempt to limit the liability of Mardi Gras float-builders for damage, injuries or death during parades has been scuttled. The bill by New Orleans Rep. Jeff Arnold had passed the Louisiana House. But a Senate committee voted 2-1 against the measure Tuesday. Opponents argued... more »
  • Attempt To Move LSU's Medical School To Baton Rouge

    May 5, 2010 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attempt to move LSU's medical school to Baton Rouge from New Orleans was scuttled Wednesday by a House committee, but the bill's sponsor has not given up, calling for the Legislature to further investigate the issue. Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, said he proposed the... more »
  • Bombs Kill 23 in Iraq's Western Anbar Province

    December 30, 2009 1:31 PM

    Twin bombings - one an assassination attempt against an Iraqi provincial governor - killed 23 people and wounded the governor Wednesday in the worst violence in months to hit the western province that was once al-Qaida's top stronghold in Iraq. Also on Wednesday, a British hostage held for more... more »
  • St. Landry Arrests 12/09/09

    December 9, 2009 10:05 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for December 9, 2009. Marcus Antoine Lalonde, Jr., age 20, 245 St. John Avenue, Opelousas, La., arrested on a bench warrant, charged with no seatbelt, driving under suspension, and open container. Vincent Journet, Jr., age 37, 220 Verna... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report for Dec 09, 2009

    December 9, 2009 8:25 AM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report for Dec 09, 2009 Name: Abshire, Isaac Charge: Illuminating Devices Required Arresting Agency: Univ Of La Lafayette (Ull) Address: 100 Blk Green Meadow ROA Laayette, La Name: Alexander, Alicia Charge: Prohib Acts; All Schedules Arresting Agency: Broussard Pd Address: 6900 Blk... more »

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