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  • Brown widows creeping into south La.

    April 18, 2012 9:54 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Brown widow spiders - a breed of poisonous invasive spiders - are on the march across Louisiana and have already been sighted in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. According to Louisiana State University AgCenter officials, the spiders are generally found in tropical areas. The brown widow spider... more »
  • Inmate Who Escaped From Rodeo Identified

    January 14, 2011 5:16 PM

    The Lafayette Sheriff's Office is looking for a work crew inmate accused of stealing a truck from the Hilton parking lot. Lt. Craig Stansbury says he was part of a work crew of inmates helping set up at the rodeo. Stansbury says the inmate was in jail on misdemeanor charges... more »
  • Nagin, Brown Says US Not Ready for Another Disaster

    August 27, 2010 11:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Five years after Hurricane Katrina, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and former FEMA chief Michael Brown agree that the country is not prepared for another major disaster. Speaking Friday on NBC's "Today" show, both said not enough changes have been made since the 2005 storm... more »
  • 15 Brown Pelicans Released in Louisiana

    August 6, 2010 9:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Fifteen brown pelicans rescued from the Gulf oil spill have been released back into their Louisiana coastal habitat. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Thursday's release of pelicans is the first in Louisiana since the spill started in April. Hundreds of pelicans rescued and... more »
  • The First Brown Pelicans Released into LA Coastal Habitat

    August 5, 2010 6:33 PM

    State and federal biologists today released the first brown pelicans back into Louisiana coastal habitat since rescue and rehabilitation operations began following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The 15 pelicans were transported from the Bird Rehabilitation Center in Hammond and carefully off loaded on to Rabbit Island by... more »
  • Domestic Abuse Arrest in Iberia Parish

    June 17, 2010 2:55 PM

    Press Release: On June 11, at approximately 10:22 p.m., deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance on the 1300 block of Twenty Arpent Road. Upon arrival, Deputies spoke to the female victim, Age 30, who advised her boyfriend, Alton Brown choked her. The... more »
  • Abbeville Water Plant: No More Brown Water

    May 27, 2010 6:44 PM

    Abbeville residents will soon be in the clear. Recent construction at the city's water plant has turned resident's drinking water brown. The renovations have been underway for about two years and the water became discolored in April. Officials say that's because the final project, the Clarifier, is now under... more »
  • Miss. Hopes to Open Brown Shrimp Season

    May 24, 2010 9:37 AM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - State officials will test brown shrimp for petroleum hydrocarbons ahead of the anticipated opening of the season in June. The Mississippi Press reports that William Walker, executive director of the state Department of Marine Resources, was given authority this past week to open the season when... more »
  • La.'s State Bird Imperiled by Oil

    May 19, 2010 9:15 AM

    CALIFORNIA BAY, La. (AP) - Hounded by hunters and fishermen, driven to near-extinction by chemical pollution, the brown pelican has survived a century of human abuse - only to face another challenge from the giant oil spill threatening to devastate the Gulf of Mexico marine environment. The odd-looking seabird with... more »
  • Brown Pelican Found Covered In Oil

    May 14, 2010 11:52 AM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists found an oiled Brown Pelican, Louisiana's official state bird, on the rocks along Bayou Rigaud, across from Sand Dollar Marina on Thursday, May 13. Biologists collected the pelican and brought it to veterinarians for rehabilitation. The Brown Pelican is Louisiana's official state bird,... more »
  • Saints Brought Alex Brown In For Offseason Visit

    April 6, 2010 4:36 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have brought free agent Alex Brown in for an offseason visit. Team spokesman Greg Bensel says the former Bears defensive end was at the Saints' suburban training headquarters on Monday. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has cited defensive end among the defending... more »
  • Wrongfully Accused Man Released From Jail

    January 27, 2010 8:18 PM

    Sitting a jail cell for a year was "a nightmare" for Sam Brown III. To make matters worse, it was for a Dollar General armed robbery he did not commit. "Thats a pill you can't swallow, that's something you can't never take back or nothing cause you know... more »
  • Laconia "Muggy" Brown memorial march

    January 3, 2010 11:22 PM

    Tonight in Jennings the family of Laconia "Muggy" Brown gathered to plan a second memorial march. Brown was the fifth of eight Jennings women killed and dumped since 2005. The 23-year old's body was found in May of 2008. She leaves behind a four year old son and a... more »
  • Woman arrested in grits attack

    December 10, 2009 2:17 PM

    BOUTTE, La. (AP) - A 44-year-old Boutte (boo-TEE') woman who allegedly poured a pot of boiling grits onto her sleeping boyfriend has been booked with second-degree battery. St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputies say Carolyn Brown caused second-degree burns on the man's face and arms. The man told deputies... more »
  • Brown Pelican removed from endangered species list

    November 11, 2009 3:40 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Tom Strickland and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sam Hamilton today announced that the brown pelican, a species once decimated by the pesticide DDT, has recovered and is being removed from the... more »
  • Teen Wanted for death of Kaplan resident

    November 9, 2009 12:48 PM

    Kaplan Police are searching for a murder suspect. Jordan Huntsberry is wanted in connection with the murder of Kevin Robinson of Kaplan. Officials say the 18-year-old of Abbeville shot Robinson on Friday, November 6th. As a result of the injuries he received, Robinson died on Saturday. Police also say they... more »
  • Latham Dead After Shoot-Out

    September 26, 2009 3:03 AM

    According to State Police, the hunt for Jonathan Latham has ended in a shoot-out. The 34-year-old was shot at a home near Breaux Bridge late Friday, following attacks in Iberia and Vermilion parishes. State Police spokesman Sgt. David Anderson said St. Martin Parish deputies went to the home... more »
  • Iberia Parish Manhunt: Authorities Search for Jonathan Latham

    September 25, 2009 10:57 AM

    Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a 911 call at 6:52am on Fremin Road from an 11-year-old girl who told Deputies that her grandfather was dead. When Deputies arrived they found the brown honda in the driveway that had been stolen from the Thursday night case in Vermilion Parish and discovered... more »

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