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  • SLU limits campus access during break

    December 18, 2013 6:08 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Access to the campus at Southeastern Louisiana University will be limited during the school's Christmas-New Year holiday break. University officials say beginning Friday at 6 p.m. and ending Jan. 6 at 6 a.m., only essential staff and students living on campus will be permitted access. The... more »
  • RPCC students catch a break in tuition mix up

    October 1, 2013 10:04 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - River Parishes Community College students caught a break last year when school administrators miscalculated a tuition increase and ended up charging students less money than they should have. A report from Louisiana Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office says the foul-up cost the Sorrento school $102,540 in... more »
  • St. James residents get a break on garbage fees

    May 17, 2013 8:48 AM

    VACHERIE, La. (AP) - A new garbage contract will save St. James Parish residents $1.45 each month. The Advocate reports the St. James Parish Council unanimously agreed in a 7-0 vote Wednesday to reduce fees for the parish's residential solid waste collection program. The approved ordinance will reduce fees from... more »
  • New Iberia Seeking Property Tax Break Through State Amendment

    October 2, 2012 7:21 PM

    Iberia Parish landowners could get the chance to join the City of New Iberia, free of charge. It's part of proposed State Constitutional Amendment 6, which would allow the City of New Iberia to annex any property from the parish without charging the owner City property taxes. But the... more »
  • Jindal Vetoes Public School Donation Tax Break

    June 9, 2012 8:57 PM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have created a tax rebate for donations to public schools. House Bill 1106 would have created a tax rebate for those who give to low-performing schools. The size of the rebate would have depended on the school's performance grade. Jindal wrote... more »
  • Jindal signs private school tuition tax break

    May 8, 2012 6:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that creates a new tax break program that will give rebates for donations to voucher programs that allow students to attend private schools. Jindal says it will give children in failing public schools more opportunities to... more »
  • Colo. senior tax break fight ends before it starts

    March 27, 2012 5:53 AM

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado's improving economy has helped lawmakers avoid the most contentious debate of the year - restoring a suspended property tax break for senior citizens. Lawmakers learned Monday that sunny fiscal projections - a revenue boost from personal income and business taxes - combined with money left over... more »
  • LSU Championship Rings Taken in Break-in

    February 18, 2012 1:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating the theft of two dozen LSU championship rings taken from the home of an assistant athletics director. The Advocate reported ( http://bit.ly/xue8Qp ) the theft happened in December from the home of Kevin Wagner. Deputies announced the incident... more »
  • 5 arrested for trying to break into jail

    January 13, 2012 10:36 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Five people trying to break into the Livingston Parish jail finally made it in - with some help from sheriff's deputies. The sheriff's office says the group was arrested for trying to sneak drugs, cell phones and other contraband into the Livingston Parish Detention Center. Deputies... more »
  • Man Dies After Trying to Break in Through Skylight

    November 3, 2010 6:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The coroner's investigator says the man whose decomposing body was found tangled in a cable beneath a warehouse skylight died after a 30-foot fall as he tried to break into the building. John Gagliano of the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says that 63-year-old Alfredo Saba had... more »
  • Police search for suspects in deadly La. break-in

    September 24, 2010 9:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A single mother was killed and her 9-year-old daughter was shot multiple times during an apparent burglary attempt at their Baton Rouge home, police said Friday. Police identified the victim as Alexandra Engler, 42, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Her daughter, who was... 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 »
  • iPhone Owners Will Be Able To Break Locks In Order To Download Apps.

    July 26, 2010 11:01 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Owners of the iPhone will be able to break electronic locks on their devices in order to download applications that have not been approved by Apple. The government is making that legal under new rules announced Monday. The decision to allow the practice commonly known as "jailbreaking"... more »
  • BP may use Chemicals to Break up Oil Under Water

    April 29, 2010 5:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP officials say they are hoping to try an unusual technique to stop the flow of oil from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC chief operating officer Doug Suttles says the company is studying whether to use chemicals to break up... more »
  • New Spring Break Dates for Public Schools

    March 18, 2010 6:10 PM

    Acadia Parish: 3/29-4/2 (EASTER BREAK) Lafayette Parish: 4/2-4/5 (EASTER BREAK) 4/22-4/26 (SRPING BREAK) Vermilion Parish: 3/29-4/5 (SPRING BREAK) Iberia Parish: 3/29-4/5 (SPRING BREAK) St. Landry Parish: 3/29-4/5 (EASTER BREAK) St. Martin Parish: 4/2-4/5 (EASTER BREAK) 4/22-4/27... more »

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